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B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against UBC Okanagan

B.C. Human Rights Tribunal to hear complaint against UBC Okanagan

VANCOUVER — A B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing is set to start Monday after the B.C. Supreme Court recently dismissed a petition to prevent it from deciding on a complaint from a former student at the University of British Columbia.
B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

B.C. doctors defend province's approach to releasing COVID-19 data

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s top two doctors are defending the province's approach to releasing data on COVID-19 but say they'll provide more information about case counts in neighbourhoods rather than large health regions so it may be more helpful
Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Public must help guide future of artificial intelligence, expert say

Speakers at privacy and security summit weigh risks and benefits of AI.
Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

Clock ticks on B.C.-China ‘Belt and Road’ MOU; Australia punts their own

As Australia terminates a state MOU on China’s Belt and Road Initiative, B.C. is soon forced to face its own decision
Fort St John, Fort Nelson join DC on Northern Health's high transmission list

Fort St John, Fort Nelson join DC on Northern Health's high transmission list

Fort St John, Fort Nelson, and Fort St James have been added to Northern Health's high transmission list. They join Dawson Creek, who was noted to have the highest cases per 100,000 in BC in April.
RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

RCMP officer, fire chief use climbing gear to rescue dog stuck on ledge in B.C.

LOGAN LAKE, B.C. — A large dog has many more walks ahead thanks to the actions of an RCMP officer and a volunteer fire chief in British Columbia's southern Interior. Cpl.
New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

New app connects B.C. youth to mental health and addiction services

Services include drop-in and scheduled counselling, primary care, peer support and group sessions.
B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

B.C. teacher donates $100,000 to school she taught at for 41 years

The school's principal said the donation was a beacon of light and hope during the pandemic.
Surrey housing project would alter popular trail

Surrey housing project would alter popular trail

Residents raise concerns about proposed development's effect on Semiahmoo Trail
Digital health shift has benefits but also privacy challenges

Digital health shift has benefits but also privacy challenges

‘Health is where data protection and privacy meet body autonomy’