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COVID-19 vaccine goes out Tuesday as 2,146 new cases recorded in B.C. over weekend

COVID-19 vaccine goes out Tuesday as 2,146 new cases recorded in B.C. over weekend

VANCOUVER — The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in British Columbia and will start to be administered on Tuesday. Provincial health officer Dr.
More Canadians willing to take COVID-19 vaccine: Angus Reid survey

More Canadians willing to take COVID-19 vaccine: Angus Reid survey

Majority express confidence in federal government’s ability to effectively manage vaccine distribution

B.C. residents urged to prevent fires involving holiday decorations

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Public Safety Ministry is warning that the risk of fire could be hidden beneath the sparkle of holiday decorations. It says the Office of the Fire Commissioner has reported 113 Christmas-related fires in B.C.
Preferred option for Massey Tunnel replacement chosen

Preferred option for Massey Tunnel replacement chosen

Both options include the closure of the existing tunnel
Celebrate the holidays in a fire-safe home this year: OFC

Celebrate the holidays in a fire-safe home this year: OFC

The Officer of the Fire Commissioner is reminding everyone to keep fire safety habits at the top of their mind during the holidays.
$600,000 investment moves equity and inclusion forward at Youth Futures Education Fund

$600,000 investment moves equity and inclusion forward at Youth Futures Education Fund

Equity and inclusion are foundations for which Youth Futures Education Fund (YFEF) recipients achieve success in post-secondary pursuits. “Systemic racism has left Indigenous students historically marginalized.
SFU accused of racial profiling after violent arrest of Black man on Burnaby campus

SFU accused of racial profiling after violent arrest of Black man on Burnaby campus

The man was Tasered and pepper sprayed by RCMP
Watch out for porch pirates this holiday season: BBB

Watch out for porch pirates this holiday season: BBB

The Better Business Bureau has some tips to help keep your packages safe from porch pirates
Vancouver charity continues 80-year-old tradition of serving Christmas meals

Vancouver charity continues 80-year-old tradition of serving Christmas meals

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver charity is serving its annual Christmas lunch and dinner to nearly 1,400 people this weekend, but COVID-19 restrictions mean turkey and vegetarian options will be handed out in biodegradable to-go containers.
Catholic church names more sexually abusive priests, more victims come forward

Catholic church names more sexually abusive priests, more victims come forward

“I apologize to each of them for the trauma,” archbishop says