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Pilot project would see non-police responders sent to mental-health crises

Pilot project would see non-police responders sent to mental-health crises

The initiative represents "a ­paradigm shift" for mental-health calls, says B.C. Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Number of Thanksgiving guests depends on B.C. health region

Three of the province's health regions have indoor gathering restrictions in place.
A stroll in Pouce

A stroll in Pouce

Nice day for a walk in Pouce Coupe.
B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. teachers' union urges school staff to get COVID-19 vaccines

But BCTF president Teri Mooring says the B.C. government should be implementing a provincewide mandate, not relying on school districts
BC Ferries says federal mandatory vaccinations will apply to crew

BC Ferries says federal mandatory vaccinations will apply to crew

BC Ferries employs 4,500 to 5,100 staff, depending on the season.
B.C. adds 12,300 jobs in September as return to classrooms drives growth

B.C. adds 12,300 jobs in September as return to classrooms drives growth

Most of the province’s gains stemming from educational services.
B.C.-based Uber drivers claim they were fired for refusing unsafe work

B.C.-based Uber drivers claim they were fired for refusing unsafe work

In one case a driver says a woman became violent when he asked her to wear a mask.
B.C. whale-watch operators, fishers 'routinely violating' killer whale buffer zones: report

B.C. whale-watch operators, fishers 'routinely violating' killer whale buffer zones: report

A new study show operators breached the 400-metre legal buffer between boats and whales 84 times across 12 days.
$65 million announced for Blueberry River land restoration, cultural projects

$65 million announced for Blueberry River land restoration, cultural projects

In June, the B.C. Supreme Court ruled the province breached its treaty obligations to Blueberry River due to the cumulative impacts of industrial development in the region. 
McDonald's Canada moving to paper straws, wooden cutlery

McDonald's Canada moving to paper straws, wooden cutlery

Single-use plastics will be removed from 1,400 restaurants by December.