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Karen Fung-Harris, a dentist and co-owner of two practices in Ottawa, is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Somer Taylor

VIDEO: Dentists worried about shortage of masks amid coronavirus outbreak

Feds: ‘There are a lot of people wearing masks who don’t need to wear masks’

Karen Fung-Harris, a dentist and co-owner of two practices in Ottawa, is shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Somer Taylor
One more step toward ride-hailing in B.C. (Black Press Media file)

First ride-hailing licence approved in B.C.

Tofino company approved to operate in Lower Mainland, Whistler and parts of Vancouver Island

One more step toward ride-hailing in B.C. (Black Press Media file)
(Surrey Now-Leader file photo)

B.C. government working with RCMP to address $10 million in budget cuts

Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth issues statement following report of RCMP cost-cutting

(Surrey Now-Leader file photo)
(Surrey Now-Leader file photo)

Cuts to provincial policing budget not expected to affect Smithers public saftety: RCMP

Province working with force to address project $10 million budget deficit

(Surrey Now-Leader file photo)
An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)

No faults found after Vancouver-to-Australia flight hit turbulence, injuring 37 people

Air Canada Flight 033 had to make an emergency landing in Hawaii on July 11

An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max 8 parked at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport in May 2018. (Nicholas Pescod/News Bulletin)
Bryer Schmegelsky, left, and Kam McLeod, of Port Alberni, were found deceased on Aug. 7 in dense brush near Gillam, Man., where they had eluded police for nearly two weeks. (Police handout)

RCMP to release report on three northern B.C. homicides on Friday

Mounties to release findings in investigation involving Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky

Bryer Schmegelsky, left, and Kam McLeod, of Port Alberni, were found deceased on Aug. 7 in dense brush near Gillam, Man., where they had eluded police for nearly two weeks. (Police handout)
Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)

Woman, 26, charged in YVR luggage thefts

Miriam Tremblay is charged with seven counts of theft under $5,000

Vancouver International Airport (YVR Airport/Twitter)
Dania Ann Macie was hit by a car when she stopped to help another crash victim on the McGill Street on-ramp leading to the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge on Oct. 12, 2012. (Google Street View)

B.C. woman awarded $2M after stopping to help at car crash, getting hit herself

Good Samaritan, then 24 years old, had pulled over to give first aid in 2012 incident

Dania Ann Macie was hit by a car when she stopped to help another crash victim on the McGill Street on-ramp leading to the Ironworkers Memorial Bridge on Oct. 12, 2012. (Google Street View)
(Pixabay)

Former B.C. youth hockey coach charged with child porn offences, club says

Former coach at Burnaby Winter Club was arrested, charged and released on conditions

(Pixabay)
North Vancouver RCMP reported Elizabeth Joanna Napierala as missing on Sept. 3, 2019. She was found dead in her home on Sept. 5, 2019. (RCMP handout)

Watchdog investigates after B.C. woman found dead in home, despite police check

North Vancouver RCMP did a welfare check and reported her missing two days before

North Vancouver RCMP reported Elizabeth Joanna Napierala as missing on Sept. 3, 2019. She was found dead in her home on Sept. 5, 2019. (RCMP handout)
(AP Photo/Winslow Townson, FIle)

Referee, coach assaulted at kids’ hockey tournament in Lethbridge

One man has been charged, while another is on the run, after the on-ice fight

(AP Photo/Winslow Townson, FIle)
Lamar Victor Alviar. (RCMP handout)

B.C. music teacher accused of sexual misconduct involving girls

Police believe other victims could be out there after the arrest of Lamar Victor Alviar

Lamar Victor Alviar. (RCMP handout)
A well-meaning person brought this seal pup, now named Shellen Degeneres, to the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre. Staff say people should leave the pups alone and call authorities. (OceanWise)

Leave them alone: Vancouver Aquarium issues warning after several seal pups ‘disturbed’

Rescue centre staff report seeing more seal pups who’ve been handled inappropriately by humans

A well-meaning person brought this seal pup, now named Shellen Degeneres, to the Marine Mammal Rescue Centre. Staff say people should leave the pups alone and call authorities. (OceanWise)
The Shambhala Music Festival takes place near Salmo, B.C. (Google Maps)

Four-year-old girl one of two killed in crash near Shambhala music festival

The 26-year-old driver of a Saturn SUV was also killed

The Shambhala Music Festival takes place near Salmo, B.C. (Google Maps)
Kam McLeod, right, and Bryer Schmegelsky. (Police handouts)

RCMP confirm bodies found in Manitoba were B.C. fugitives

The medical examiner says Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky had shot themselves

Kam McLeod, right, and Bryer Schmegelsky. (Police handouts)
Haisla Bridge.

Feds announce funds to replace Kitimat’s Haisla Bridge

Bill Morneau said Ottawa’s $275 million will also help fund high energy-efficient gas turbines

Haisla Bridge.
BC SPCA offers tour of outdoor feline enclosures called ‘catios’

BC SPCA offers tour of outdoor feline enclosures called ‘catios’

You can visit seven Vancouver homes to check out the enclosures this weekend

BC SPCA offers tour of outdoor feline enclosures called ‘catios’
Kyle Brodziak of the St. Louis Blues fires a shot at Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom as Scottie Upshall and defenders Troy Stecher (51) and Markus Granlund (60) look on during NHL action at Rogers Arena. (Darryl Dyck/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Rogers Arena to be test site for new 3D image security screening

Defense firm signs agreement with parent company

Kyle Brodziak of the St. Louis Blues fires a shot at Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom as Scottie Upshall and defenders Troy Stecher (51) and Markus Granlund (60) look on during NHL action at Rogers Arena. (Darryl Dyck/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Another case of measles brings total to 27 in B.C.

Person got sick while abroad, and went to Coquitlam, Burnaby and the airport while infectious

A woman receives a measles, mumps and rubella vaccine. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
Condo towers, including one under construction, right, are seen in downtown Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Four people spat on in ‘random, unprovoked’ assaults: Vancouver police

Police ask additional victims to come forward after woman in a wheelchair spat on

Condo towers, including one under construction, right, are seen in downtown Vancouver. (THE CANADIAN PRESS)