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Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs, Lake Babine Nation get funding from B.C. government

VICTORIA — The B.C. government has reached an agreement to give Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs $7.2 million in funding to support the implementation of their rights and title.
Limited COVID-19 transmission within B.C. schools: Dr. Bonnie Henry

Limited COVID-19 transmission within B.C. schools: Dr. Bonnie Henry

B.C.'s top doc says most of the cases in the school setting were acquired outside of the school.
COVID-19 cases could hit almost 3,000 a day in B.C. if nothing changes: modelling

COVID-19 cases could hit almost 3,000 a day in B.C. if nothing changes: modelling

More than 1.2 million doses of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca have been delivered, with 26.7 per cent of British Columbians now vaccinated.
Canada secures 8m more Pfizer doses amid Moderna uncertainty

Canada secures 8m more Pfizer doses amid Moderna uncertainty

Moderna cuts expected delivery of 1.2m doses nearly in half, according to media reports.
Vancouver Coastal Health lists 10 businesses closed due to workplace COVID-19 cases

Vancouver Coastal Health lists 10 businesses closed due to workplace COVID-19 cases

Seven of the 10 are restaurants, all of which had previously appeared on a separate list as closed due to 'communicable disease'
P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: top doctor

P.1 variant likely highest in B.C. due to more testing for it: top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says the province likely has Canada's largest proportion of COVID-19 cases involving the more transmissible variant first identified in Brazil, but that's partly because it is testing more for that strain. Dr.
New data shows minor transmission of virus in restaurants prior to order banning indoor dining

New data shows minor transmission of virus in restaurants prior to order banning indoor dining

Dr. Bonnie Henry says the number of workplaces clusters outside of the Lower Mainland are "much smaller."
Royal Columbian not accepting new cancer patients due to staff shortages

Royal Columbian not accepting new cancer patients due to staff shortages

Due to the review, new cancer patients in New West and the Tri-Cities will be referred to Burnaby or Surrey hospitals
Surrey borrows $150m for three recreation centres

Surrey borrows $150m for three recreation centres

Short on reserves and having already hiked residential property taxes 10.7% this year, on average, the City of Surrey takes advantage of rock-bottom interest rates
B.C. puts $2B toward low-interest loans for builders of affordable housing

B.C. puts $2B toward low-interest loans for builders of affordable housing

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is investing $2 billion in a low-interest loan program for builders of affordable housing.