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B.C. sets daily record for COVID-19 vaccinations, as hospitalizations decline

Province has fewest people actively battling infections in almost six weeks: 6,802

First case of rare blood clot linked to COVID-19 vaccine reported in B.C.

Cases of blood clots linked to vaccinations remain extremely rare worldwide

Rich Coleman to return to money laundering inquiry stand

Former B.C. cabinet minister’s earlier testimony to Cullen money laundering probe appears to clash with comments he made to media 10 years ago

B.C. sees COVID-19 hospitalizations, active infections and new cases fall

No new deaths keep the province's pandemic death toll at 1,597 people

Indigenous discrimination complaint against First Nations society proceeds

Court has already found wrongful dismissal, ordered $30,000 in damages

Amid gang war, Surrey RCMP hiring freeze doesn’t concern incoming SPS chief

About 1,000 new people move to Surrey each month. Over the past three years city council has frozen its police force in anticipation of a transition to the Surrey Police Service, which is now two...

One year later: A nurse, long-haul trucker and TikToker reflect on the pandemic

Moses Li, Thomas Bradbury and Kyle Hansen share stories from the hospital, open road and social media

COVID-19: Health Canada approves Pfizer vaccine for children 12+

Vaccine proves 100% effective at preventing COVID-19 in children, according to study

Privacy watchdogs keep watch on COVID relaxation of data-sharing laws

Governments' collection of personal information to fight spread of coronavirus has raised privacy issues

B.C. records lowest number of people actively battling COVID-19 infections in five weeks

Hospitalizations rose by 12 overnight, to 486 patients, with 173 of those in intensive care units