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B.C. passes 200,000 COVID-19 infections

Nearly 96.3% of all those known to be infected in B.C. are deemed recovered

Premier John Horgan responds to criticism of proposed changes to FOI bill

Amidst criticism from journalists, universities and B.C.'s privacy commissioner, Premier John Horgan defended his government's proposed bill Thursday that would force those filing freedom of...

What are we reading? October 21, 2021

Each week, BIV staff will share with you some of the interesting stories we have found from around the web.   Mark Falkenberg, deputy managing editor Interesting story looks at new research...

UBC team spearheads Alberta hydrogen energy project

Pilot project aims to generate clean energy while cutting emissions

Canadian environmental groups got $1.3 billion in foreign funding: inquiry

Alberta inquiry finds no legal wrongdoing, puts dollar figure on foregn funded activism

UPDATED: Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

B.C. not yet on board with standardized vaccine passport

WorkSafeBC overhaul could have huge employer cost implications

WorkSafeBC is a complex organization that plays an important role in today’s economy. According to its website, WorksafeBC is: … a provincial agency dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces...

Large proportion of Canadian job-seekers are skeptical about hiring process

For some Canadians, the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an internal debate about career choices.   We have learned that those who are labouring from home are happy with their current arrangement, and...

Supply-chain pinch short-circuits tech sector

Chips are down for some companies navigating global semiconductor shortage

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. fall to nine-week low

Serious infections recede but another six die from the disease

BC moving back to more prescriptive forestry management

Forestry management in B.C. is about to get more prescriptive and more transparent