- COVID-19: UBC researchers discover ‘weak spot’ in all major variantsby Tiffany Crawford on August 18, 2022 at 9:00 am in Health, Local Health, Local News, News
Medical breakthrough likened to finding a ‘master key’ that could lead to effective treatments
- Daughter of former Canucks coach Marc Crawford explores NHL mental health stigma in new studyby Gordon McIntyre on August 18, 2022 at 4:59 am in Hockey, Local Health, Local News, Men, News, NHL, Sports, Vancouver Canucks
UBC study that found a lack of trust that confidentiality would be honoured was one barrier preventing NHLers from seeking help.
- Mandarin, Punjabi and Cantonese most common languages in B.C. after English: StatCanby Nathan Griffiths , Cheryl Chan on August 18, 2022 at 2:45 am in Local News, News
Only Nunavut has a higher proportion of people than British Columbia speaking something other than English or French at home
- Child abduction attempt under investigation in Abbotsfordby Joseph Ruttle on August 18, 2022 at 2:20 am in Crime, Local News, News
Police were called to the possible child abduction just before 9 p.m. Monday in the 2700-block of Maple Street
- Quantum leap: Science luminaries inspire Vancouver audienceby Derrick Penner on August 18, 2022 at 1:51 am in Business, Local Business, Local News, News
Nobel laureates Kip Thorne, Jim Peebles and Sir Roger Penrose help Vancouver’s Quantum Gravity Institute inspire the next generation.
- Surrey woman with broken hip waits nearly 12 hours for ambulanceby Tiffany Crawford , Katie DeRosa on August 18, 2022 at 1:10 am in BC Election, Health, Local Health, Local News, News, Politics
“Well, I don’t know where it was coming from, Alberta or Manitoba, but it finally arrived at seven o’clock in the morning.”
- Former journalist on Hong Kong ‘wanted’ list receives ‘friendly’ visit from CSIS agentsby Gordon Hoekstra on August 18, 2022 at 12:47 am in Crime, Local News, News
It is the first contact the Richmond journalist has had from the federal government or its agencies since finding himself on the list.
- Vaughn Palmer: Province drags its heels on promises of inflation reliefby Vaughn Palmer on August 18, 2022 at 12:21 am in Columnists, Opinion, Politics
Opinion: Despite inflation promises dating back to April, the latest word is September at the earliest
- YOLO: Canadians ready to travel this Labour Day weekend, despite cost and chaosby Joseph Ruttle on August 18, 2022 at 12:17 am in International Travel, Local News, Local Travel, National, News, Travel
New stats from the travel site Kayak show huge numbers of Canadians are thinking about travelling on the last long weekend of summer
- Zoo closed for second day after wolves escape damaged enclosure in ‘suspicious’ incidentby Glenda Luymes on August 17, 2022 at 11:53 pm in Local News, News
It is unclear if an escaped wolf remains on zoo property or is roaming outside.