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Windstorm hit BC’s South Coast, Lower Mainland

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Some B.C. ferries service cancelled, power outages, seawall closed after strong windstorm overnightTwo ferry sailings have been canceled on Wednesday morning as power out for thousands after an overnight windstorm hammered BC’s South Coast...

Canada to vaccinate federal inmates against Covid-19 before seniors & frontline workers

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Canada will start inoculating its federal prison inmates against COVID-19 starting Friday, protecting a vulnerable population that many jurisdictions have struggled to keep safe during the pandemic, a government statement said on Wednesday. Correctional...

Fatal crash closes Hwy. 1 near 264 Street

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An early morning crash that claimed the life of a pedestrian closed Hwy. 1 eastbound after 264 Street in Aldergrove for more than six hours on Sunday. Pedestrian was hit by three vehicles. Abbotsford Police...

First doses of Covid-19 vaccine for BC frontline health-care workers

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BC's first doses of Covid-19 vaccine will be going to certain frontline health-care workers, including those in the province's long-term care system. That's partly because of the logistical complications related to Pfizer's vaccine, which has...

COVID-19 cases hits 941 in BC on Nov. 24

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Covid-19 hit new high of 941 diagnosed caseson Tuesday in BC, as public health officials tightened down on indoor group exercise activities. The latest figures from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control include 7,732 active...

BC residents largely satisfied with election result, poll suggests

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British Columbians are largely pleased with the outcome of the provincial election, though they disagree whether they’ve given the large new NDP majority government a mandate to stay the course or to embark upon...

Dialing up success in a digital world

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By anyone’s definition, Samidha is an impressive individual. At 21, she is a fourth-year student at Hamilton’s McMaster University, studying philosophy and business. She recently received a prestigious McCall MacBain Scholarship that will fund her...

BC NDP wins majority government

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For the first time in 24 years, BC NDP is to form majority govt in the province of British Columbia. Preliminary election results released on Saturday showed the party leading 55 of the...

Dr Gulzar Cheema, BC Liberal candidate for Surrey-Panorama

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What the Candidates are saying To help our readers understand the candidates running in Surrey, and what they stand for on important issues, the Asian Star Newspaper will bring to you, our readers, the candidates...

The Asian Star talked to John Horgan.

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The Asian Star talked to John Horgan. The Asian Star: The BC Liberal government had promised a new hospital for Surrey back in 2013. The hospital was never built, in fact, the land it was...