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Gas rationed, travel restricted in parts of B.C. after storm washes out highways

Gas rationed, travel restricted in parts of B.C. after storm washes out highways

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government is rationing gasoline and restricting travel in southern parts of the province after an unprecedented storm severed highways and cut supply lines.
The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia for Friday, Nov. 19

The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia for Friday, Nov. 19

The latest news on mudslides and flooding in British Columbia. (All times Eastern) --- 8:00 p.m.
NDP calls on Liberals to detail impact of COVID aid on benefits to seniors, families

NDP calls on Liberals to detail impact of COVID aid on benefits to seniors, families

OTTAWA — The New Democrats are calling on the federal government to provide a full accounting of how much Canadians have lost in benefits after they relied on emergency financial aid last year.
Sex misconduct crisis hurting military recruitment, morale: Defence Minister Anand

Sex misconduct crisis hurting military recruitment, morale: Defence Minister Anand

HALIFAX — The sexual misconduct crisis afflicting Canada's military is hurting recruitment and morale in the ranks, Anita Anand said Friday as she used one of her first public addresses as Canada's new defence minister to lay out her priorities for t
Canada has thrown away at least one million COVID-19 vaccine doses: survey

Canada has thrown away at least one million COVID-19 vaccine doses: survey

An informal survey shows that at least one million doses of Canada's COVID-19 vaccine supply have gone to waste.
'I was in shock': Merritt, B.C., resident reeling from flood and evacuation

'I was in shock': Merritt, B.C., resident reeling from flood and evacuation

MERRITT, BRITISH COLUMBIA — The streets of Merritt, B.C.
Minister Bennett says national opioid crisis plan to be informed by proposals in B.C.

Minister Bennett says national opioid crisis plan to be informed by proposals in B.C.

OTTAWA — Canada's new minister of mental health and addictions says she is very interested in proposals from British Columbia on how to proceed with a plan for addressing the opioid crisis.
A 'one-way door': Ottawa goes slow on easing testing rule for Canada-U.S. travellers

A 'one-way door': Ottawa goes slow on easing testing rule for Canada-U.S. travellers

WASHINGTON — Ottawa is effectively installing "one-way" signs along the road to the Canada-U.S.
Parents react to approval of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 in Canada

Parents react to approval of COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11 in Canada

Health Canada approved a COVID-19 vaccine for children between the ages of five and 11 on Friday. Here's a look at how some parents are feeling about the upcoming vaccine rollout for young kids.
22 injured in blast at CFB Comox, B.C., all but one released from hospital: Defence

22 injured in blast at CFB Comox, B.C., all but one released from hospital: Defence

COMOX, B.C. — The Department of National Defence says 22 people were treated for injuries in an explosion Thursday at a Canadian Forces base on Vancouver Island.