Saturday, November 27, 2021
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Vancouver penthouse party host back in jail

Vancouver penthouse party host back in jail

Investigators discovered that Mohammed Movassaghi, 43, was running an illegal booze can and show lounge inside his 1,100-square-foot penthouse, packing it with hundreds of people, and violating Covid-19 health orders.

Vancouver penthouse party host back in jail

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

Maybe. As of noon Friday, travelers arriving in the U.K. from South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho, Eswatini and Zimbabwe will have to self-isolate for 10 days. European Union nations also moved quickly on Friday to try to stop air travel from southern Africa.

EXPLAINER: What is this new COVID variant in South Africa?

B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty

B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty

Sandhu's family came to Canada in the early 1960s and began farming about a decade later. Today, the 27-year-old and his parents grow a variety of berries and vegetables across about 120 hectares, while several other relatives have farms nearby in the Abbotsford area.

B.C. fruit and vegetable growers face uncertainty

New COVID-19 variant sparks border concerns

New COVID-19 variant sparks border concerns

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has called for the government to immediately strengthen border screening in the face of a highly mutated new variant of COVID-19. The World Health Organization will meet Friday to discuss variant B.1.1.529, which originated in South Africa.

New COVID-19 variant sparks border concerns

B.C. braces for more rain as PM to see flood zone

B.C. braces for more rain as PM to see flood zone

Rainstorms of increasing intensity are forecast to hit British Columbia over the coming days, prompting warnings for people to be prepared to evacuate. Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said the biggest storm is expected to arrive Tuesday and people living in areas prone to flooding should be on alert.

B.C. braces for more rain as PM to see flood zone

Human remains in two separate investigations identified

Human remains in two separate investigations identified

The two investigations are not connected and criminality is not believed to be a factor in either death. Both investigations have been turned over to BC Coroners Service. The families of the deceased men have been notified.

Human remains in two separate investigations identified