British Columbia’s hospitality sector is expressing cautious optimism in the wake of Tuesday’s announcement that capacity limits for indoor events will be lifted next week for large parts of the province.But while the move is good news to the struggling sector, many operators say they still have questions...
Health problems tied to climate change are all getting worse, according to two reports published Wednesday.The annual reports commissioned by the medical journal Lancet tracked 44 global health indicators connected to climate change, including heat deaths, infectious diseases and hunger. All of them are getting grimmer, said Lancet...
Vancouver police are reporting what they call an “alarming” uptick in unprovoked stranger attacks amounting to four random assaults per day over the last year.In a thread posted to Twitter, the department said it had asked strategic researchers to take a “deep dive” into crime statistics after noticing...
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck near Melbourne on Wednesday, Geoscience Australia said, one of the country’s biggest quakes on record, causing damage to buildings in the country’s second largest city and sending tremors throughout neighbouring states.The quake’s epicentre was near the rural town of Mansfield in the state...