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Judge alone trial confirmed for Gibsons man’s trial in mother’s death

Judge alone trial confirmed for Gibsons man’s trial in mother’s death

Kevin Christopher Webster is accused of second-degree murder in the December 2020 death of his mother.
'Couldn't form a full sentence': 35-year-old Vancouver woman shares scary battle with COVID-19

'Couldn't form a full sentence': 35-year-old Vancouver woman shares scary battle with COVID-19

The SFU grad student is fully vaccinated and got a blood clot. Doctors told her it was likely the Omicron strain.
B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

B.C. gyms, bars, lounges ordered closed due to COVID-19 can apply for relief grants

VICTORIA — Businesses ordered to close last month because of public health measures in British Columbia to limit the spread of the highly contagious COVID-19 Omicron variant can now apply for provincial relief grants of up to $10,000.
What can your sweat tell your doctor about your health?

What can your sweat tell your doctor about your health?

Chemical composition of sweat and physical information derived from it can be of value in assessing physiological and psychological wellness and assist in assessing stress and nutrition, an SFU researcher says.
University of B.C. acquires rare book of Shakespeare's first collection of plays

University of B.C. acquires rare book of Shakespeare's first collection of plays

VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia has acquired a nearly 400-year-old copy of William Shakespeare's first collection of plays in a single volume, which is known to have preserved 36 of his plays.
Man faces charge of mischief after vandalism of Komagata Maru memorial in Vancouver

Man faces charge of mischief after vandalism of Komagata Maru memorial in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — An arrest warrant has been issued for a man after the defacing of a memorial dedicated to ship passengers who were forced to return to India more than a century ago.
B.C. recorded more overdose calls in 2021 than ever before

B.C. recorded more overdose calls in 2021 than ever before

Every health region in B.C. saw an increase in overdose calls during 2021
Sea-to-Sky at highest risk of avalanches as storms hit southern B.C.

Sea-to-Sky at highest risk of avalanches as storms hit southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Avalanche Canada is warning of a high risk of avalanches across the South Coast, the effect of a series of atmospheric rivers bringing heavy rain to the region. The organization says the Sea-to-Sky area along B.C.
An extremely rare, 400-year old book of Shakespeare plays is on display in Vancouver (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

An extremely rare, 400-year old book of Shakespeare plays is on display in Vancouver (PHOTOS + VIDEO)

“This is really a gift, not just to UBC, but also to the city of Vancouver."
Milk without the cow: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

Milk without the cow: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help

Technological changes on the horizon will likely disrupt the dairy industry as we know it — plans to mitigate the risks this transition poses to farmer livelihoods and animal welfare should start now
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