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First COVID-19 vaccination given in British Columbia

VICTORIA — The first COVID-19 vaccination was administered Tuesday in British Columbia as those working in long-term care facilities and intensive care units become the first people to take part in the province's immunization program.
Stricter enforcement coming to COVID-19 rule breakers, B.C. premier says

Stricter enforcement coming to COVID-19 rule breakers, B.C. premier says

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan warns tighter enforcement is coming to those who refuse to follow British Columbia's COVID-19 restrictions. Horgan says B.C.
B.C. must improve supports for youth 'aging out' of government care: watchdog report

B.C. must improve supports for youth 'aging out' of government care: watchdog report

VICTORIA — British Columbia's representative for children and youth is calling on the province to improve its support system for youth aging out of government care.
Health order enforcement to amp up in the next two weeks: Horgan

Health order enforcement to amp up in the next two weeks: Horgan

B.C. Premier John Horgan said the province will increase enforcement of health orders in the next two weeks, including pursuing and collecting from those who are issued fines.
Adorable pooch reunited with family after hopping into a UPS truck in Vancouver

Adorable pooch reunited with family after hopping into a UPS truck in Vancouver

"Our kids are so grateful to have her back home."
BC SPCA calls for moratorium on mink farming due to possible mutation of COVID-19

BC SPCA calls for moratorium on mink farming due to possible mutation of COVID-19

Mink are solitary and semi-aquatic animals, but in fur farms, they are packed tightly together in high densities in wire cages.
City, park board put plan in place to empty Vancouver tent encampment for homeless

City, park board put plan in place to empty Vancouver tent encampment for homeless

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver and the park board have released a plan to shut down a growing homeless encampment in Strathcona Park that has led to tensions in the surrounding neighbourhood.
Dr. Bonnie Henry offers unique ways to celebrate the holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Bonnie Henry offers unique ways to celebrate the holidays during the COVID-19 pandemic

From contactless drop-off stocking stuffers to Zoom holiday karaoke, B.C.'s top doctor has several suggestions on how to celebrate the holidays safely this year
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