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Dr. Bonnie Henry receives U.S. recognition

B.C.’s top doctor, Dr. Bonnie Henry, has been receiving international recognition for her leadership through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Indigenous leaders weigh in on B.C. woman’s death

First Nations leaders from across Canada are calling for answers after a Tofino woman died in a police shooting in New Brunswick.

Victoria prepares for second anti-racism rally

Victoria Police Chief Del Manak says he understands why people are standing up against racism as demonstrators prepare for a second rally.

Nanaimo holds anti-racism demonstration

Crowds gathered in Nanaimo’s Maffeo Sutton Park to hold a demonstration in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

COVID-19 testing capacity to be boosted in B.C.

RV and trailer sales skyrocket amid pandemic

With many British Columbians looking at ways to stay close to home due to COVID-19, interest in RVs and trailers has soared.

Victoria closing block of Government St. to cars

Victoria is closing one block of Government St. and is making other road changes to support businesses and pedestrians during the pandemic.

Brother mourns sister after Salt Spring shooting

The brother of a woman who died after a shooting on Salt Spring Island is remembering his sister as the entire Gulf Island community mourns.

Tofino woman killed in police shooting in N.B.

A Tofino woman was shot and killed by police in New Brunswick after she allegedly attacked an officer with a knife.

Vancouver Island school installs thermal camera

As children across B.C. prepare to head back to the classroom, a Vancouver Island school is using new thermal imaging technology.