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University of Victoria announces world’s first chair of transgender studies

The Canadian Press VICTORIA: The University of Victoria says it has appointed the world's first chair in transgender studies. Dr. Aaron Devor will work with researchers,...

British Columbia braces for third ‘atmospheric river’ after recent floods

Vancouver: British Columbia is bracing for more rain after mudslides and flooding caused devastation in parts of the province. Environment Canada says up to 200...

South Asian community raises $3 million for BC Children’s Hospital

Sixth annual A Night of Miracles gala raises $800,000 to complete $3-million pledge Vancouver: Members of BC’s South Asian community and other guests...

Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win third term but fall short of securing...

Ottawa: Canadians have chosen another minority Liberal government _ almost identical to the one it replaced _ to finish the fight against COVID-19 and...

Woman assaulted in Surrey, Male suspect is in custody

Surrey: A woman is in serious condition following an assault in Surrey. On January 26th at approximately 1:30pm, Surrey RCMP received reports of a male threatening a...

Paid leave for workers to get COVID-19 vaccine

VICTORIA - The B.C. government has introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Act that, if passed, will provide workers with up to three hours of...

BC Parks updates camping reservation system

VICTORIA - Camping enthusiasts can now try out the improved BC Parks reservation service before it opens for bookings on March 21. The new online...

Supporting international nurses into B.C.’s health system

To meet the increasing demand for nurses in British Columbia, the Province is making it easier for eligible internationally educated nurses (IENs) to enter...

New Innovate BC board chair appointed

Andrew Petter has been named the new chair of Innovate BC’s board of directors, effective Friday, March 19, 2021. Innovate BC is a Crown agency...

Friendly urban deer with its own Twitter handle killed by car...

By Gemma Karstens-Smith, THE CANADIAN PRESS VANCOUVER: The little deer that wandered through downtown Vancouver, enchanting bystanders and causing traffic mayhem, has been hit by...

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