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Privacy report says B.C. medical clinics must do more to protect information

VICTORIA — A privacy audit says medical clinics in British Columbia must do more to protect the sensitive personal information they collect from patients.

Two charged in targeted shooting in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — Police say two people have been charged in connection with a targeted shooting in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The Vancouver Police Department says a 50-year-old man suffered serious injuries in the shooting at around 6:30 a.m.

B.C. boosts funding to help local governments buy land for child-care centres

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is increasing the amount of money municipalities can receive to buy land for child-care centres in a bid to open up more licensed spaces.

Vancouver is latest B.C. school district to support students

VANCOUVER — The two most populous school districts in British Columbia will support students wishing to participate in climate strike activities on Friday.

Visual artist Stan Douglas is awarded $100,000 Audain prize in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — An artist who is known for his photo, film and video installations that examine social reality and history was awarded the Audain prize Monday night.

Three shootings in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside neighbourhood injure four men

VANCOUVER — Police say four people were injured in three separate shootings within hours of each other in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. The first shooting was reported at 4 p.m.

Hotel strike in Vancouver expands to fourth property, hitting Hotel Georgia

VANCOUVER — A strike by workers at high-end Vancouver hotels has spread to a fourth property as unionized staff at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia have launched job action.

Four year old boy escapes serious injury after fall from 3rd floor window

SURREY, B.C. — A little boy is very lucky to have escaped with only a fracture after a heart stopping incident in Surrey, B.C.

British Columbia proposes reforms to strengthen oversight of mining industry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is asking for public feedback on proposed changes to the Mines Act that it says will improve regulation and oversight of the mining sector.

Victoria pledges to plant 5,000 trees as part of United Nations challenge

Victoria is promising to plant 5,000 trees on public and private land by the end of 2020 as part of the United Nations Trees in Cities Challenge.