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Care aide gets five months for attacking naked woman in partner's bed

Care aide gets five months for attacking naked woman in partner's bed

With jackhammer, drill, saw and sledgehammer, firefighters rescue cat from pipe

With jackhammer, drill, saw and sledgehammer, firefighters rescue cat from pipe

And the cat came back — to full form — the very next day.
South Cariboo Search and Rescue find missing teen snowmobiler sheltering in snow cave

South Cariboo Search and Rescue find missing teen snowmobiler sheltering in snow cave

The lost teen built himself a snow cave and had backcountry survival knowledge
Canada's oldest man is now vaccinated against COVID-19

Canada's oldest man is now vaccinated against COVID-19

JaHyung Lee, 110, received his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at a Metro Vancouver assisted living facility
Study suggests respirator masks used by police could hurt perception

Study suggests respirator masks used by police could hurt perception

The study shows people may react negatively to police wearing full-face respirator masks possibly due to their use in public disorder situations where tear gas is deployed
Pfizer shortage will have 'significant' impact in immediate period, says minister

Pfizer shortage will have 'significant' impact in immediate period, says minister

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says the reduction in shipments of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Canada will have a significant effect, but just in the immediate period.
B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

B.C. could see 5,000 cases a day by March due to U.K. variant: SFU researcher

By Jan. 14, four cases of the U.K. variant have been found in B.C.; researchers say as few as 20 could signal the variant is on a path to dominate the province, prompting a call to tighten border security and surveillance of returning travellers
Tourism sector fears 'disastrous' effects if B.C. halts leisure travel from Alberta

Tourism sector fears 'disastrous' effects if B.C. halts leisure travel from Alberta

Premier Horgan said he is looking into the legal viability of such a move
University of British Columbia director resigns after holiday trip amid pandemic

University of British Columbia director resigns after holiday trip amid pandemic

VANCOUVER — The director of the University of British Columbia's school of population and public health has resigned after apologizing for taking a holiday trip during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A cafe helping people in need says pay what you can

A cafe helping people in need says pay what you can