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The provincial government has appointed 11 people as the first members of the Provincial Accessibility Committee (PAC), intended to remove barriers for people with disabilities.
Just over one per cent of the BC Public Service are unvaccinated or declined to disclose their status, the province said.
The vessel, temporarily named Island 6, transited the Panama Canal on Nov. 18 — it departed a Romanian shipyard in October, according to a release from BC Ferries.
The assistance is available to homeowners, residential tenants, business owners, local governments, Indigenous communities, farmers and charitable organizations that were unable to obtain insurance to cover disaster-related losses. 
The provincial government said it will provide $1,300 per month to eligible households while they transition to long-term housing.
About 17,775 people have been evacuated due to impacts from the flooding in B.C., with 5,918 properties on evacuation order and 3,632 properties on evacuation alert.
Ten people have died from illicit drug toxicity in the Oceanside local health area so far this year, according to the BC Coroners Service.
The rule will go into effect tomorrow (Nov. 9).
To commemorate Remembrance Day and to thank retired and active military personnel, BC Transit, BC Ferries and TransLink will offer free fares for veterans on Nov. 11.
The CleanBC Program for Industry was awarded most creative climate solution from the Under2 Coalition, which is a global alliance of state and regional governments committed to ambitious climate action in line with the Paris agreement.

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