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An impressive 80 per cent of eligible Canadians have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. That statistic points to a troubling fact, however: more than six million Canadians still haven't had a shot — at a time when experts say we urgently need more coverage to beat back a surge of cases in the fall.

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Nearly 5,000 properties remain under evacuation order and more than 16,000 are under evacuation alert over the weekend as hundreds of fires burn across the province, some fuelled by consistently warm temperatures and strong winds.

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A new public awareness campaign to prevent distraction thefts in Vancouver is being accused by some of missing the mark, and encouraging fearfulness.

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Hours after a CBC News story highlighted Canada's judicial love affair with Monty Python, a B.C. judge excised all references to the British comedy troupe's iconic "dead parrot" sketch from a class-action certification decision in B.C.

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Sites like Liv.rent, Padmapper and Rentals.ca say the average rental rate in Metro Vancouver is still lower than it was before the pandemic, but those numbers are starting to climb. 

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Penny Oleksiak has done it again at the Olympics. In a memorable anchor leg, the 21-year-old swimmer powered Canada's 4x100-metre freestyle relay team to a silver medal, the country's first of Tokyo 2020. 

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Hilda Duddridge, 96, is celebrating being able to have more visits with her husband of 76 years in Victoria as B.C. lifted restrictions on visits to long-term care homes this week.

Hells Angels

Five people were treated in hospital for stab wounds in Cranbrook, B.C., after a fight broke out between two rival biker gangs from Alberta, police say. 

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We didn't "let ourselves go" during the pandemic, we just reacted to its stress and complications — and that is reflected in our bodies.

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Alycia Butterworth and Regan Yee originally hail from Prince Rupert and Hazelton, respectively, and while family cannot accompany athletes to the Tokyo Olympics, the duo will have each other to help stay grounded at the Games.

Take a Hike

An innovative program which takes kids out of the classroom to help them finishing high school and achieve success is expanding on Vancouver Island.

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Andrew Chin moved back to B.C. at the start of the pandemic. Since then, he says he's turned to local seafood bring to create new dishes and explore his roots.

Garibaldi Provincial Park

A wildfire attack crew looking for a newly started forest fire instead found a man who had been missing in the rugged backcountry of Garibaldi Provincial Park, north of Vancouver.

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Canada will likely face a fourth wave of the pandemic as the highly contagious delta variant continues to spread ahead of borders and schools reopening, but there’s growing optimism another surge won’t bring the country back to a crisis point.

COVID-19 DAILY LIFE

B.C. health officials announced 112 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths on Friday.

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Thousands of properties in B.C. remain under evacuation order or alert Friday as hundreds of fires burn across the province, some fuelled Thursday by consistently warm temperatures and strong winds.

Brenda Locke, Doug McCallum

Mayor Doug McCallum has confirmed he will seek re-election next October, after Coun.r Brenda Locke said she will be running for mayor with a new party, Surrey Connect. 

APTOPIX Western Drought Farmers vs Fish

A heat wave is expected to kill all juvenile chinook salmon in California's Sacramento River, wildlife officials say. Meanwhile, climate change and extreme heat waves are hitting Canada’s salmon, too, on both coasts. We look at how bad it is here and what can be done to save our salmon.

Jasmine Evanson and her 10-month-old son, Kai.

The Pacific Post Partum Support Society logged around 6,000 calls in the first 12 months of the pandemic, an increase of fifty per cent on the previous year, and demand remains high.

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There’s been a shakeup at the executive levels of B.C.’s regulator for car sales, following allegations that one of its top officials has been misrepresenting herself as a lawyer for years.