Family of a Vancouver Island Indigenous woman killed during a police wellness check in New Brunswick says the effort to seek justice has been overshadowed by a weekend attack on Victoria's police chief.
U.S. President Joe Biden's administration has announced its first clear indication that it is preparing to ease travel restrictions first imposed in March 2020, but details are in short supply, including how the new policy will specifically impact travel at the Canada-U.S. land border, where non-essential visitors remain prohibited from crossing.
Social media video appears to show a woman arguing with staff and other customers at a B.C. restaurant about the province's proof of vaccination requirements, describing the enforcement as "tyranny."
The idea of waning immunity has picked up steam in recent weeks, with some countries using it to justify rolling out third-dose COVID-19 vaccine boosters to their populations. But immunologists say the concept has been largely misunderstood.
Victoria's police chief was "not physically harmed" when a woman came up from behind him and poured liquid on him during a memorial for Chantel Moore at the B.C. legislature on Saturday, according to the Victoria Police Department.
B.C.'s largest emergency dispatch operator says it has seen "a small number of calls" related to the province's vaccine card system since it came into effect on Monday, Sept. 13, and it's reminding businesses and members of the public not to call 911 unless there's an immediate risk to public safety.
There’s always been something special about Norman. The Japanese mastiff is a universal blood donor and has saved the lives of 16 other dogs. Now, a fundraiser to pay for an expensive surgery for Norman has surpassed its goal in just a day.
Technically, it’s still summer, but Friday felt like winter. The rain fell hard on Southern Vancouver Island, where total precipitation was expected to be in the 35-millimetre range through the evening.
Most outages had been addressed by 9 p.m., with the exception of a large outage on Hornby Island, where BC Hydro said 1,282 customers would be without power overnight because of ferry cancellations that prevented crews from accessing the island.