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Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Canada invests more in oceans protection, but measures fail to salvage sinking fishing boat

Any commitment being made to protect Canada's oceans, coastal communities and marine ecosystems is “excellent," says the federal NDP Fisheries critic Lisa Marie Barron
Did Canada's COVID-19 travel restrictions slow the spread of the virus? UBC experts weigh in

Did Canada's COVID-19 travel restrictions slow the spread of the virus? UBC experts weigh in

Researchers say there are several factors to consider.
'Crisis is inevitable': 911 call takers in B.C. put out their own cry for help

'Crisis is inevitable': 911 call takers in B.C. put out their own cry for help

High demand for emergency services over the BC Day long weekend indicates a larger crisis is afoot, according to an open letter published by the union representing 911 operators in B.C.
Campfire bans have arrived in B.C. — here's where

Campfire bans have arrived in B.C. — here's where

Campfire bans in the Coastal Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre come into effect Aug. 4.
Sustained low wages can cause memory to decline faster, new study finds

Sustained low wages can cause memory to decline faster, new study finds

New study examines the relationship between low wages during working years and later-life cognitive functioning.
'Unacceptable': Woman shares costly cancellation chaos on her Vancouver flight

'Unacceptable': Woman shares costly cancellation chaos on her Vancouver flight

A Vancouver man says he had to pay $2,100 CAD to book two new tickets, too.
Police issue warning about 11 men allegedly connected to Lower Mainland gang conflict

Police issue warning about 11 men allegedly connected to Lower Mainland gang conflict

Those involved in the Lower Mainland gang violence are not constrained to the Lower Mainland, says the CFSEU
B.C. teacher gets 15-year ban for intimate relationships with students after graduation

B.C. teacher gets 15-year ban for intimate relationships with students after graduation

The Surrey teacher has not taught in the K-12 education system since 2015.
Proposed prices for federal gun buyback all over the place, say local gun owners

Proposed prices for federal gun buyback all over the place, say local gun owners

The federal government is seeking feedback on the proposed compensation amounts for individual firearm owners
Man who defrauded Indigenous youth while posing as a social worker sentenced to 5 years in prison

Man who defrauded Indigenous youth while posing as a social worker sentenced to 5 years in prison

A man who forged social worker credentials and defrauded youth under his care — many of whom were Indigenous — has been sentenced to five years in prison.