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B.C. First Nations Health Authority hopes all Indigenous adults will be vaccinated in Phase 2

The top doctor at British Columbia's First Nations Health Authority says she is 'hopeful' all Indigenous adults in the province, including those who don't live on reserves, will be offered the COVID-19 vaccine in the second phase of the immunization program.

B.C. government won't release its contract with Telus for vaccine appointment call centres

British Columbia's premier and health minister refused to directly answer questions Wednesday about the government's contract with Telus, the provider whose call centres for COVID-19 vaccine appointments got off to a chaotic start.

A look at the studies from Israel, U.K. that informed B.C.'s second-dose delay

B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said the plan is based on research in the two countries as well as evidence collected by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control and in Quebec.

Abusers from Mount Cashel Orphanage victimized boys in B.C., lawsuit alleges

A Catholic order shuffled known abusers from a notorious Newfoundland orphanage to two schools in the Vancouver area where more boys were victimized, a lawsuit alleges.

B.C. says it will still administer 2nd doses despite loss of vaccine shipment next week

B.C.'s health minister says the province will adjust its vaccination plans in light of the news that Pfizer-BioNTech will not send any doses to Canada next week.

Little Mountain Place care home allowed group activities to continue after positive test, family says

The outbreak at the Little Mountain care home has become the deadliest care home outbreak in B.C. Two families are questioning whether some deaths could have been avoided if the home had taken stronger measures immediately after the first case was identified.

Call for coaching codes of conduct after harassment allegations at UVic

Post-secondary institutions in British Columbia are being urged to create coaching codes of conduct after verbal abuse complaints were made against a rowing coach at the University of Victoria.

Canada must expose hidden company owners to end 'snow washing,' inquiry hears

Canada must urgently create public registries that reveal the true owners of corporations in order to shed its international reputation as a destination for laundering the proceeds of crime, an inquiry into the issue heard Wednesday.

'We'll do what we have to do': Trans Mountain pipeline opponents to ramp up protests

Opponents of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion say they will do whatever it takes to stop the project after suffering a devastating legal blow at the Federal Court of Appeal.

Indigenous protesters file complaints after Victoria police arrests

British Columbia's police complaints commissioner says it has received several complaints about use of force by Victoria police during the arrests of young Indigenous protesters inside a cabinet minister's office.