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COVID-19: B.C. health officials reopening care homes to visitations

Article content continued Of the 174 deaths attributed to COVID-19 in B.C., 122 have been residents of long-term care or acute care facilities. There are currently 32,000 residents in long-term care. The easing of visitation restrictions does not apply to acute care units in hospitals. While care home visitors must don personal protective equipment and …

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Wet’suwet’en protest: Demonstrators vacate West Coast Express tracks

Protests and blockades in British Columbia intensified again Monday as an anticipated meeting between federal leaders and Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs who oppose a natural gas pipeline through their territory has yet to materialize. Two groups of protesters, both marching in support of Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, set up blockades Monday afternoon that shut down service of …

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Hollywood North: UBCP/ACTRA honours best in film, TV

The Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award was presented to Lesley Ewen on Saturday at the UBCP/ACTRA awards in Vancouver. UBCP/ACTRA handout Hollywood North’s best and brightest were honoured Saturday at the UBCP/ACTRA awards in Vancouver. Camille Sullivan was named best actress for her starring role in the comedy-drama Kingsway, while Ben Cotton earned the best actor …

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