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UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

UBC firing of student advisor for sex app use OK, court rules

Timothy Conklin appealed a 2018 B.C. Human Rights Tribunal decision that found he was not discriminated against on the basis of sexual orientation in the dismissal.

Man dead, alleged impaired driver in custody after B.C. crash

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police say one driver is dead and two of his family members were sent to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in Abbotsford, B.C., Thursday night.
Mirror Talks – new series of video interviews

Mirror Talks – new series of video interviews

First episodes include talks with a Mile Zero voice, and Pink Floyd vocalist.
Some B.C. regions at Drought Level 4 as water scarcity affects the province

Some B.C. regions at Drought Level 4 as water scarcity affects the province

VICTORIA — Little to no rainfall over the past five weeks in several areas of British Columbia has prompted a warning from the Ministry of Forests about drought.
Events in many communities in B.C. to mark Truth and Reconciliation Day

Events in many communities in B.C. to mark Truth and Reconciliation Day

VANCOUVER — Events are planned across British Columbia to mark the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Friday. The Survivor's Flag was raised at the B.C.
South Peace Search and Rescue info evening Thursday

South Peace Search and Rescue info evening Thursday

Certified training.
Ex-Nanaimo education assistant sentenced to six years for sexual offences

Ex-Nanaimo education assistant sentenced to six years for sexual offences

Victims were three developmentally delayed teenagers, including two students in his care
Health minister directs health authority to look into home-support no-show

Health minister directs health authority to look into home-support no-show

Island Health says it’s following up to determine what happened and ensure the established process is followed when there are last-minute changes to scheduled home support visits
Military helicopter plucks stranded hiker from North Shore mountain

Military helicopter plucks stranded hiker from North Shore mountain

An arm sticking out of the mountain holding a cell phone light was all rescuers could spot.
B.C. officials push flu, COVID-19 vaccines ahead of possible surges late fall

B.C. officials push flu, COVID-19 vaccines ahead of possible surges late fall

VANCOUVER — British Columbia health officials are encouraging residents to get both flu shots and COVID-19 boosters this fall, while patients are being shuffled out of hospitals to make room ahead of possible twin surges of illness.