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January provincial exams cancelled for Grade 10 and 12 students due to staff shortages

January provincial exams cancelled for Grade 10 and 12 students due to staff shortages

Post-secondary admissions will be not affected by the cancellations, the Education Ministry said, and those not planning on early graduation will be able to write their exams in April or June.
Deepening inequality and financial stress in B.C. and across Canada: poll

Deepening inequality and financial stress in B.C. and across Canada: poll

Canada's rising food costs, stagnant wages and debt are 'hammering' the poor, polling suggests
B.C. public health officials made an 'error' communicating COVID rules. An expert weighs in.

B.C. public health officials made an 'error' communicating COVID rules. An expert weighs in.

"I would challenge the health officials to explain why their advice is changing from one day to the next," said an infectious diseases expert.
Change to shorter isolation period part of managing COVID-19 in B.C.: top doctor

Change to shorter isolation period part of managing COVID-19 in B.C.: top doctor

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top doctor says the current wave of COVID-19 is causing less severe illness, and that calls for a shift to shorter isolations to minimize societal disruptions and preserve the health-care system. Dr.
COVID-19 contact tracing is no longer an 'effective intervention' in B.C. Here's why

COVID-19 contact tracing is no longer an 'effective intervention' in B.C. Here's why

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry explains why the province has stopped using this tool.
RCMP seek man after coffee-throwing incident at Langford Tim Hortons

RCMP seek man after coffee-throwing incident at Langford Tim Hortons

The case began Jan. 12 when a man was denied service at the Tim Hortons on Goldstream Avenue in Langford.

Man convicted of lesser charge in 2020 shooting death in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says a B.C. Supreme Court judge has convicted a man in the shooting death of Pritpal Singh in Surrey, B.C.
Dr. Bonnie Henry says 70 per cent of people getting tested for COVID-19 don't have it

Dr. Bonnie Henry says 70 per cent of people getting tested for COVID-19 don't have it

B.C.'s top doctor provided some clarification on who should get tested.
The final lap: Popular Tri-City swim program — and its colourful badges — coming to an end in 2022

The final lap: Popular Tri-City swim program — and its colourful badges — coming to an end in 2022

Canadian Red Cross' swimming and lifeguarding initiatives have been teaching kids, youth and young adults in the pool for more than 75 years.
High avalanche warning issued for much of southern British Columbia

High avalanche warning issued for much of southern British Columbia

The Sea to Sky and Interior regions are under avalanche warnings this weekend as high temperatures and sunshine create an unstable snowpack