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B.C. flood update: Crucial Highway 7 link reopened after accident | Idle flood-fighting equipment in Chilliwack armoury may be used after all | Highway 7 between Mission and Agassiz to close to non-essential travel

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 22:01
An "atmospheric river" hit southern B.C. Nov. 14-15, dumping huge amounts of rain across the region and causing widespread flooding, mudslides and rockslides. Read More
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Ottawa clarifies COVID-19 travel exemption on B.C.-U.S. border during floods

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 21:11
OTTAWA — The federal minister of emergency preparedness says border guards have been advised that British Columbia residents can cross into the United States for essential supplies because of flooding in the province after some were reportedly facing fines or told they would have to quarantine on returning to Canada. Read More
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B.C. households evacuated due to recent flooding to get $2,000 grant through Red Cross Canada

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 20:48
Close to $12 million in grants will be available to people forced out of their homes due to the unprecedented mid-November storm, Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said Tuesday. Read More
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COVID-19 vaccinations for B.C. children aged 5-11 begin Monday

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 19:05
More than 350,000 children between the ages of five and 11 in B.C. will be eligible to receive their COVID-19 vaccinations under a program that begins throughout the province on Monday. Family-friendly spaces will be created at clinics with vaccinators who are experienced in dealing with children's fears about needles. Read More
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Abbotsford homeless camp flooded out, advocates fear jump in toxic drug deaths

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:58
Health advocates worry that toxic drug deaths in Abbotsford could rise after floodwaters displaced many of the city's homeless. Read More
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COVID-19 update for Nov. 23: 324 new cases, one death as active cases continue to fall in B.C. | Vaccine bookings open Monday for kids aged 5-11 | Almost half of Canadians plan to ditch social distancing at holiday gatherings: Poll

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:52
B.C. announces vaccine rollout for children ages 5 to 11Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C. for Nov. 23, 2021. Read More
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COVID-19 vaccinations for kids a co-parenting decision: Lawyer

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:50
To give or not to give the COVID-19 vaccine to children between the ages of five and 11 is a question that could become a flashpoint for divorced couples in high-conflict, co-parenting relationships. Read More
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COVID-19: How (and when) B.C. kids aged 5-11 will get vaccinated

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:49
The B.C. government is rolling out its COVID-19 vaccination program for children ages five to 11 following Health Canada's approval last week of the Pfizer-BioNTech Comirnaty pediatric vaccine. Read More
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B.C. conservation group raising money for commercial hunting licences to protect wildlife in Great Bear Rainforest

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:39
A B.C. conservation group hopes to continue saving the lives of thousands of black bear, cougars and other big game by purchasing more commercial hunting rights in the Great Bear Rainforest. Read More
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Devastated by flood, a rural Abbotsford neighbourhood soldiers on

Vancouver Sun - Tue, 11/23/2021 - 18:26
George Petersen is a big, strong guy. But the Fraser Valley flood has left him utterly exhausted. Read More
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B.C. floods: Land, plants expected to recover, but concern for livestock remains, experts say

Global Vancouver BC - Sat, 11/20/2021 - 06:00
While the B.C. floods have been devastating for humans and animals, experts say long-term risk to the natural environment is minimal.
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Rural Revival: What’s behind Canada’s small town boom

Global Vancouver BC - Sat, 11/20/2021 - 05:00
Twin crises of housing affordability and the pandemic are driving millennials into the countryside and bringing about a rural revival.
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B.C. restricts non-essential travel, puts limit on fuel

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 23:49
BC has issued two emergency orders that will see non-essential travel restricted and the amount of gas purchases capped. Emad Agahi has the details.
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Strangers stranded help Hope Hospital

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:26
The town of Hope became the epicenter of the storm earlier this week, the influx threatened to overwhelm the tiny Hospital and it’s lone Emergency doctor. But help arrived from a very unlikely source, Kamil Karamali tell us the story.
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Flood concerns grow on B.C.’s north coast as another atmospheric river moves in

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:24
The threat of further flooding arrives Sunday as B.C.’s sixth atmospheric river of the season is forecast to hit the region.
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Damage and repairs could make B.C. floods Canada’s most expensive natural disaster

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:20
British Columbians have access to overland residential flood coverage and de Pruis said about half of the province's residents have added this optional coverage to their policies.
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B.C. supporters of Indian farmers react to Indian government’s decision to repeal controversial laws

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:19
Supporters in B.C. of Indian farmers are reacting with cautious optimism to the announcement by the Indian government that it will repeal controversial farming laws. Neetu Garcha reports.
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Small First Nation cut off by flooding

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:16
Among the communities cut off by the southern B.C. flooding is small First Nation near Merritt. Neetu Garcha has their story, and the story of woman who is cut off from the rest of her family.
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Global News Hour at 6: Nov 19,

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:06
Watch Global News Hour at 6 with Chris Gailus and Sophie Lui for Nov 19, the BC government proposes a limit on how much gas you can buy for your car. Also the latest plans on building a levee in the Sumas prairie and how is the little town of Princeton doing?
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B.C. evening weather forecast: Nov 19

Global Vancouver BC - Fri, 11/19/2021 - 20:01
The Friday, November 19, 2021 evening weather forecast for Metro Vancouver and British Columbia.
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