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B.C. restricting access to gas, prohibiting travel on certain routes amid supply chain disruptions

B.C. restricting access to gas, prohibiting travel on certain routes amid supply chain disruptions

Drivers in southwestern B.C., Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast face new restrictions.
More military deployments amid flooding state of emergency

More military deployments amid flooding state of emergency

More than 200 troops are on standby in Edmonton awaiting orders to deploy to B.C.
Alberta Agriculture assessing help for flood-impacted B.C. producers: Horner

Alberta Agriculture assessing help for flood-impacted B.C. producers: Horner

Federal, provincial ag ministers answer questions while at Olds College today
Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged five to 11

Health Canada approves first COVID-19 vaccine for kids aged five to 11

After a thorough review of the data, the department has determined the benefits of the vaccine for children between five and 11 years of age outweigh the risks, Health Canada said in a statement Friday. 
Cargill workers at Foothills plant ready to strike

Cargill workers at Foothills plant ready to strike

The union representing Cargill employees served the company with a notice to strike on Nov. 10 in Calgary.
From refugee to 'Mountains Beast', Canmore man finds new life at gym

From refugee to 'Mountains Beast', Canmore man finds new life at gym

"I came here as a refugee on my own, no family; I didn't know why I'm here, I wasted away so years to depression, almost gave up on my life. I only find myself in the gym like three years ago and I never looked back."
Grocers, feds vow to keep B.C.'s food supply chain strong

Grocers, feds vow to keep B.C.'s food supply chain strong

Save-On-Foods president Darrell Jones said that if helicopters are needed to ensure products get to shelves, he will do that.
First members of military contingent arrive in B.C. to assist with flood recovery

First members of military contingent arrive in B.C. to assist with flood recovery

Other troops have been put on high alert and will start to assemble and deploy into the area once the advance team and provincial government determine where they are needed most.
Fundraising questions raised as Kenney, UCP delegates prepare for annual meeting

Fundraising questions raised as Kenney, UCP delegates prepare for annual meeting

Kenney, asked about Guthrie’s allegations, said it’s not unusual for some delegates, such as young people, to receive financial support to help them attend the meetings.
Olds couple escapes just in the nick of time

Olds couple escapes just in the nick of time

The Smiths said they barely got through a section of highway near Vancouver between Chilliwack and Hope