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FLOODING ABBOTSFORD

Dairy farmer Chelsea Meier is angry that residents and farmers on the Sumas Prairie were given little or no official warning to get out as water overtook properties, eventually drowning farm animals and cutting off roads, leaving many people stranded.

COVID-19 FOOD BANK

It's CBC Vancouver's 35th annual Open House and Food Bank Day. The event has raised millions for those in need and the tradition continues today.

Steven Galloway

A B.C. Supreme Court judge says a defamation lawsuit filed by the former chair of the University of British Columbia's creative writing program against a woman he claims falsely accused him of sexual and physical assaults can go to trial.

Port Metro Vancouver truckers to rally in downtown Vancouver

A container truck driver strike at two companies serving the Port of Vancouver that was set to begin Friday will be avoided.

FLOODING ABBOTSFORD - 2-DEC

After a string of intense storms subsided, a long and potentially arduous rebuilding process will begin for communities throughout southern British Columbia affected by floods and mudslides.

Powell River Catalyst Paper Mill

The company says the contraction of global paper markets is partly behind their decision.

Green Party 20211201

As it looks for ways to cut its costs and avoid insolvency, the Green Party of Canada is considering ditching its Ottawa party office.

MERRITT FLOODING

Experts offer temporary and long-term solutions to prepare homes for extreme weather in the future, adding it's important for cities to have conversations with their communities to find flexible and equitable solutions.

Beaver Valley Nitehawks, in orange, in game with Castlegar Rebels

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League has suspended the Beaver Valley Nitehawks' head coach for permitting two partially vaccinated players to participate in team activities after having received only one dose of the vaccine.

Virus Outbreak Germany

Canada has funded several initiatives designed to achieve global vaccine equity throughout the pandemic. But some doctors and a human rights advocate told CBC the Canadian government could do more.

Wanbdi Wakita

Some residential school survivors have little hope that anything meaningful for them will happen when Indigenous groups from Canada visit the Pope in mid-December.

Drone Merritt Coldwater river

More residents of Merritt, B.C. will potentially be able to return home by weekend, while others are being permitted limited daily access to their property as the area remains under an evacuation order.

The B.C. Emergency Health Service's dispatch centre sends ambulance and fire crews to 911 calls

The union representing 911 operators in B.C. is criticizing a procedural change in which operators will disconnect from callers that are waiting for ambulance service, so dispatchers can take other police, fire and ambulance calls.

BC Flooding 20211201

Planning a trip outside your home community? Check here for updates on road conditions as B.C. continues to recover from catastrophic rainfall that triggered landslides and forced road closures throughout the province.

COVID-19 DAILY LIFE

B.C. health officials announced 368 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths on Thursday.

highway 1

British Columbia is set to begin rebuilding from extensive flooding and mudslides after the last of three major storms eased off on Wednesday evening, but flood warnings remain in place for large parts of the province.

RCMP

A Kelowna man is suing the RCMP for gunshot injuries he suffered after a late-night confrontation almost two years ago. 

Echo Bay Fuel Spill

A fish farming company has been fined $500,000 for a spill that sent more than 500 litres of diesel pouring into the waters near Campbell River, B.C.

Delta arson fire

Daniel Robert Hacking, age 31, has pleaded guilty to setting a commercial building on fire in Tsawwassen, B.C. on Jan. 1, 2020. He's been sentenced to 130 days in jail.

Victoria Weber and Euphemie Guttin

Two B.C. nurses who lost their jobs overseeing programs for hundreds of developmentally disabled adults after serious concerns were uncovered about their conduct have been disciplined once again.