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Belligerent behaviour builds up across B.C. (VIDEO)

Belligerent behaviour builds up across B.C. (VIDEO)

Glacier Media asked experts to explain why some British Columbians have taken it to the extreme and have acted on their emotions.
Whistler Search and Rescue mobilizations jumped 38% in pandemic

Whistler Search and Rescue mobilizations jumped 38% in pandemic

COVID-19 pushed less experienced users into backcountry—but risk not relegated to ‘newbies,’ says WSAR manager
Howe Sound health region shatters its record for weekly COVID-19 cases

Howe Sound health region shatters its record for weekly COVID-19 cases

Whistler's health region identified 410 new cases last week, representing 1% of the region's total population
B.C. has record number of ICU patients with COVID-19, as hospitalizations rise

B.C. has record number of ICU patients with COVID-19, as hospitalizations rise

Number of those actively battling infections is at highest level this year.
Opinion: There's good reason to be wary of travelling on a plane during a pandemic

Opinion: There's good reason to be wary of travelling on a plane during a pandemic

Re-hiring blitz challenges looming for hospitality and tourism

Re-hiring blitz challenges looming for hospitality and tourism

Many skilled workers laid off during the pandemic have moved on to other sectors
U.S. CDC issues 'very high' warning against all travel to Canada

U.S. CDC issues 'very high' warning against all travel to Canada

The United States advises all travellers to avoid travel to Canada.
Unemployed Canadians shun farm work

Unemployed Canadians shun farm work

Only 25 of 80 applicants actually showed up and stayed for more than a day and most refused to work early mornings or on weekends, one farmer says.
Whistler mayor calls for community-wide vaccination program

Whistler mayor calls for community-wide vaccination program

Meanwhile, WCSS adapts to increased demand for food bank deliveries
Seniors 71 and older can now book COVID-19 vaccines in VCH region

Seniors 71 and older can now book COVID-19 vaccines in VCH region

Vaccinations can now be booked online, by phone or in-person