COVID-19: More Moderna vaccine on its way to B.C. as second dose effort gathers speed

Credit to Author: The Canadian Press| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 02:03:20 +0000

The first-dose vaccine rates for adults has crested 75 per cent, while it’s 73.1 per cent for those 12 and older in the province.

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Controversial Brazilian virologist says he's been invited to teach at BCIT; BCIT says not so fast

Credit to Author: Glenda Luymes| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:15:05 +0000

“This guy shouldn’t be linked to a respected institution like BCIT” — Carlos Santiago, a BCIT alumni who moved to Canada from Brazil eight years ago

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John Innes: A clear vision, carbon offsets and science needed for the future health of B.C.’s forests  

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:00:55 +0000

Opinion: Government’s policy intentions paper indicates the province spends over $20 million annually on silvicultural enhancements, but with an area of 20.3 million hectares being deemed economically suitable for harvesting, an investment of less than $1 a hectare is unimpressive.

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Letters to The Sun, June 12, 2021: Richmond City Council wants to use video cameras to keep streets safe

Credit to Author: Carolyn Soltau| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:00:35 +0000

Re: Daphne Bramham: There’s a world of difference between monitoring and spying Contrary to what Daphne Bramham states, surveillance was never the intent of the City of Richmond’s intersection video cameras. City council approved the video cameras to help keep Richmond streets safe. Currently, footage from the cameras is low-resolution, managed by the city, and […]

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Dr. Julio Montaner: Canada must recommit to targets which will bring an end to HIV/AIDS by 2030

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:00:18 +0000

June 5 marked 40 years since the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention first described cases of what came to be known as AIDS. Since then, UNAIDS estimates nearly 33 million people have died from HIV/AIDS, and about 38 million people currently live with HIV. Millions of those deaths and infections could have been […]

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Jennifer Wolowic: A marvel of a public hearing in New Westminster

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 01:00:08 +0000

Opinion: Council introduced a rule that it could call a point of order if a speaker was disrespectful and councillors began using their new tool — their own Thor’s Hammer — to interrupt disrespectful comments or when speakers blurred opinions and facts

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