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Five years after landing in Whistler, ‘Man at the Airport’ Hassan Al Kontar is a Canadian citizen

Five years after landing in Whistler, ‘Man at the Airport’ Hassan Al Kontar is a Canadian citizen

With passport in hand, the Syrian refugee plans to visit his family for the first time in 15 years
B.C. mayor wants vax mandate lifted for health-care workers to keep hospitals open

B.C. mayor wants vax mandate lifted for health-care workers to keep hospitals open

Merritt's hospital has closed four times in one month.
B.C. health info must be protected and FOI fees dropped, poll shows

B.C. health info must be protected and FOI fees dropped, poll shows

Health information protections and access to government information are important issues for British Columbians, a new poll suggests.
Bank of Canada raises interest rates, says it will take a 'conditional' pause

Bank of Canada raises interest rates, says it will take a 'conditional' pause

OTTAWA — The Bank of Canada delivered what it expects to be its last interest rate hike of the cycle as it pauses to assess the effects of higher rates on the economy.
'Once in a lifetime': B.C. couple rescues moose stuck in fence

'Once in a lifetime': B.C. couple rescues moose stuck in fence

"I wasn't scared. I just figured I need to help this animal."
Dawson Creek's Becotte awarded Queen Elizabeth Platinum Jubilee medal

Dawson Creek's Becotte awarded Queen Elizabeth Platinum Jubilee medal

Long-time community volunteer.
Blackwater Gold mine project set to go, all it needs is permit approval

Blackwater Gold mine project set to go, all it needs is permit approval

Construction of $2.5B gold-silver mine 160 km SW of Prince George expected to begin this summer
Scammers impersonating tech support scam B.C. woman out of $7,000

Scammers impersonating tech support scam B.C. woman out of $7,000

The victim did not realize that the phone number was on a fake website designed to mimic the legitimate company’s website.
Traffic pollution damages brain function, finds landmark B.C. study

Traffic pollution damages brain function, finds landmark B.C. study

A new study that exposed 25 people to diesel fumes in a lab at Vancouver General Hospital has found traffic pollution damages the brain's ability to reflect, retrieve memories and imagine the future.
B.C. nurse suspended for 'significant history' of taking patients' narcotics

B.C. nurse suspended for 'significant history' of taking patients' narcotics

The nurse disclosed the problem after being notified of an employer investigation into medication tampering.