So long swabs: B.C. unveils new mouth-rinse COVID-19 test for kids

British Columbia has rolled out a new “made in B.C.” COVID-19 test for kids that will no longer require an uncomfortable nasal swab. Provincial

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More than 200 B.C. firefighters heading south to battle Oregon wildfires

More than 200 firefighting personnel from B.C. are travelling to the United States to help fight extreme, deadly wildfires in Oregon. The province said Thursday crews

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Pioneering B.C. HIV/AIDS researcher honoured on new Canada Post stamp

A renowned British Columbia doctor is being celebrated for his pioneering work fighting HIV/AIDS with a new commemorative stamp. Dr. Julio Montaner is one

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Great blue herons get a break in Vernon, B.C., as council asks developer to plan for their protection

Bird-lovers in Vernon, B.C., gained a victory this week when city council ordered a company planning to build apartments near a decades old great blue heron

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Crews lifting deck where New Westminster pier fire still smoulders – BC

Firefighters continue to deal with a fire that ripped through Westminster Pier Park on Sunday. That fire is still burning in the creosote pilings

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B.C. launches program to screen for early signs of lung cancer

B.C. is launching a new screening program to detect early signs of lung cancer, the province announced Monday. The program is the first of its kind

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Readers capture images of smoky skies across B.C.

Smoke from wildfires in Oregon and Washington state drifted across much of British Columbia over the weekend, blanketing cities with an orange-brown haze.  CBC News

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B.C. approves civic bylaws banning single-use plastics, provincewide bans on the way

The provincial government has approved bans on single-use items for a handful of municipalities and plans to give communities across B.C. more power when it comes to

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Vancouverites upset over disputed bike lane rally to ‘take back’ Stanley Park – BC

About three dozen Vancouver residents upset over the conversion of one lane through Stanley Park from vehicle to bicycle traffic gathered at Hallelujah Point

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1 of 3 entangled humpback whales off B.C. coast free of fishing gear

One of the three humpback whales entangled in fishing gear off the coast of British Columbia is now free, although the two other animals

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