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BC Hydro study reveals British Columbians are more dependent on AC than ever

BC Hydro study reveals British Columbians are more dependent on AC than ever

During the heatwave, BC Hydro found residents were using 8,568 megawatts of power, the equivalent of 600,000 air conditioners
After more than a month of fighting B.C. fires, military heading home

After more than a month of fighting B.C. fires, military heading home

B.C. government says it has sufficient resources to respond to current wildfire activity.
Restaurant association calls for security-cost help as vaccine passport looms

Restaurant association calls for security-cost help as vaccine passport looms

The province's new proof-of-vaccination program launches Sept. 13.
Vaccine passports will exclude thousands of vaccinated British Columbians, claim community groups

Vaccine passports will exclude thousands of vaccinated British Columbians, claim community groups

Lack of cellphone, identification or proper immigration status are barriers advocacy groups say will shut out thousands of British Columbians from proving they have been vaccinated.
Over 2,000 Canadian municipalities call for billions of dollars to fight drought, heat waves and wildfire

Over 2,000 Canadian municipalities call for billions of dollars to fight drought, heat waves and wildfire

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities is calling on Ottawa to provide $4.6 billion in funding annually.
What employers should know about vaccine mandates

What employers should know about vaccine mandates

Most Canadian businesses want mandatory vaccinations — but is that requirement practical?
DC volleyball team surpasses 25K fundraising goal for Hawaii trip

DC volleyball team surpasses 25K fundraising goal for Hawaii trip

After four months of endless fundraising events and work bees, the Dawson Creek Volleyball Club's U15 team has met and exceeded its $25,000 fundraising goal for its proposed trip to Hawaii in January.
Two B.C. nurses suspended for drug theft, workplace use

Two B.C. nurses suspended for drug theft, workplace use

One nurse left patients in pain after taking their drugs, according to a recent decision.
2021 was Vancouver’s second hottest summer ever recorded

2021 was Vancouver’s second hottest summer ever recorded

This was Vancouver's hottest summer since 1958. Add widespread drought and wildfire smoke, and experts say it offers a sign of things to come.
Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

Nearly 200 travellers to Canada used suspected fake COVID-19 tests

And nine travellers to Canada have used suspected fake proof of vaccination 🤯