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B.C. tribunal to hear case of alleged COVID-19 discrimination by health authority

B.C. tribunal to hear case of alleged COVID-19 discrimination by health authority

A Vancouver Coastal Health employee requested workstation Plexiglas in February 2020 and was reportedly told the level of public interaction was low and she could wash her hands more often. VCH says hand washing was consistent with public policy at the time.
B.C. residents left behind as experts urge Canadians to get boosted again before fall

B.C. residents left behind as experts urge Canadians to get boosted again before fall

Experts are urging Canadians to get a second booster as the effectiveness of the original vaccine wanes. Meanwhile, eligibility in B.C. remains limited, forcing some residents to travel out of province to get that fourth dose.
Airline mayhem could increase online attacks, says cyber detective

Airline mayhem could increase online attacks, says cyber detective

As you await travel updates, be wary of malicious emails that could contain real-looking itineraries and reservations that could, in reality, expose your devices to cybercriminals.
Machete-wielding man Tasered in Gastown

Machete-wielding man Tasered in Gastown

Witnesses said a man ran through Gastown streets brandishing a machete until he was Tasered by police.
What B.C.'s long-term care homes can learn from the pandemic

What B.C.'s long-term care homes can learn from the pandemic

Thirty-two recommendations to improve long-term care are currently before the government.
BC Wildfire Service says warm weather, increase in fire activity expected in July

BC Wildfire Service says warm weather, increase in fire activity expected in July

Forecasts are predicting drier than normal conditions through the latter half of July and into the beginning of August.
New West man to travel, attend music festival after winning $500,000 Lotto Max

New West man to travel, attend music festival after winning $500,000 Lotto Max

"It’s a sigh of relief for myself and my family."
Providence Health Care wants $66,000 from U.K. patient

Providence Health Care wants $66,000 from U.K. patient

Robina Gilpin was sent a $53,375 invoice of which her insurer paid $20,610 but Providence Health Care Society says the bill now stands at $66,063.
B.C. strata owners ordered to stop letting visitors sleep in cars

B.C. strata owners ordered to stop letting visitors sleep in cars

The neighbour also complained about trash on the road and an unleashed dog.
Canadian-made app teaches users how to curb wasteful habits during plastic-free July

Canadian-made app teaches users how to curb wasteful habits during plastic-free July

New government policy is forcing Canadians to rethink their single-use plastic consumption. Luckily, there's an app that can not only teach Canadians how to kick their wasteful habits to the curb, but also reward them in the process.
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