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B.C.'s salmon farm ‘transition’ could still mean ocean-based farming, says minister

B.C.'s salmon farm ‘transition’ could still mean ocean-based farming, says minister

In an interview with Glacier Media, fisheries minister Joyce Murray said as long as there's 'limited to no interaction between the wild salmon and the farmed salmon,' the future of fish farms could still be in the ocean
B.C. Legislative Assembly’s top financial executive gone

B.C. Legislative Assembly’s top financial executive gone

Chartered accountant Hilary Woodward was escorted from the Parliament Buildings June 22.
Alleged Vancouver impaired driver was putting on makeup at time of Tesla collision

Alleged Vancouver impaired driver was putting on makeup at time of Tesla collision

A woman who allegedly drove her Land Rover into a Tesla could face a $2,000 fine, a six-month driving prohibition, alcohol counselling and probation.
Officials waited too long to declare 2021 heat dome emergency, says meteorologist

Officials waited too long to declare 2021 heat dome emergency, says meteorologist

Forecasts had been warning of conditions that had never been seen before in the region, and last year's heat dome ended up being the deadliest natural disaster in Canadian history.
B.C. telehealth visits absolutely ballooned at height of pandemic

B.C. telehealth visits absolutely ballooned at height of pandemic

While telehealth can be convenient, a B.C. doctor says investing in primary care is strongly needed.
‘I made the wrong call’: Premier halts $789M Royal B.C. Museum project

‘I made the wrong call’: Premier halts $789M Royal B.C. Museum project

"We thought we had it right and clearly we did not," Premier John Horgan said Wednesday. "I'm announcing that we're stopping the project. And we're going to go back to the drawing board."
Tourism industry applauds decision to cancel museum rebuild

Tourism industry applauds decision to cancel museum rebuild

Prudent, smart and courageous to cancel $789-million RBCM replacement project, tourism officials say
Opinion: Metaphors matter: Why changing the name 'monkeypox' may help curb the discriminatory language used to discuss it

Opinion: Metaphors matter: Why changing the name 'monkeypox' may help curb the discriminatory language used to discuss it

The metaphors used to characterize monkeypox can contribute to narratives that help sustain racist, colonial, homophobic and other discriminatory attitudes and beliefs.
Opinion: How to combat the unethical and costly use of deepfakes

Opinion: How to combat the unethical and costly use of deepfakes

To combat the rise in deepfakes used in fraud, employees and investigators need to be aware of the threats involved.
Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer to face trial for Richmond crime spree

Lynn Valley Care Centre hoaxer to face trial for Richmond crime spree

Taymour Aghtai is charged with several offences including sexual assault, assault with a weapon and extortion, all of which allegedly took place Sept. 5, 2020.