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Vancouver School Board working on a transition option for students

Vancouver: The Vancouver School Board says it is working on an alternate back-to-school option for parents who are not comfortable sending their children into...

Two Canadian Forces members test positive for COVID-19

Ottawa: Two members of the Canadian military who recently flew back to Canada from the Middle East have tested positive for COVID-19, the Defence...

Peter MacKay leading after first ballot in Conservative leadership race

Ottawa: Peter MacKay is leading after the first round in the federal Conservative leadership race a result revealed hours later than planned. Derek Sloan’s name...

B.C. teachers’ union calls for smaller classes, masks in back to...

Vancouver: Teachers in British Columbia are calling for reduced class sizes and broader mandatory use of masks as provinces grapple with how to safely...

Liberals move toward changing federal drug policy as opioid deaths spike

Ottawa: The Liberal government is taking steps toward promised changes to federal drug policy and looking at how to reduce opioid-related deaths during the...

Canadian man who was set to be deported from U.S. gets...

Toronto: A Canadian man who contracted COVID-19 while in the custody of U.S. immigration authorities has died, leaving his family shaken and looking for...

Mental health and substance use counselling to help youth at risk

Youth at risk in Metro Vancouver who are living with mental health and addictions challenges will get the counselling support they need and deserve,...

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use...

Victoria: British Columbia's premier is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to take an "enormous step'' to reduce stigma associated with illicit drug use by...

B.C.’s top doctor says ‘pay attention now’ to higher COVID-19 cases

Victoria: British Columbia's provincial health officer says a higher number of COVID-19 cases over the last three days means the province could experience a...

India reports record 40,425 new virus cases

New Delhi (AP): India reported more than 40,000 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, a record high for the country. The 40,425 new cases...

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