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A B.C. company is developing a reliable low carbon energy storage system from repurposed EV batteries.
Six people died each day in February in B.C. as a result of illicit drug toxicity, according to preliminary data released by the BC Coroners Service.
The provincial government is encouraging people living in coastal communities to participate in Tsunami Preparedness Week, from April 10-16.
Over 100,000 people moved to B.C. last year, according to new data released by Statistics Canada — the highest number since 1961.
Data will be updated Thursday afternoons and will provide information from the past full week, from the previous Sunday to Saturday.
The province also announced it will roll out a spring booster vaccine program for seniors in long-term care and assisted living facilities. 
Street Sense is an interactive application designed to help learners, inexperienced drivers and drivers new to B.C. gain experience in recognizing and avoiding potential hazards on the road in a safe environment.
British Columbians are embracing zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) faster than any other jurisdiction in North America, according to the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation.
About 90 per cent of the amendments address binary language such as “he,” “she,” “himself” or “herself,” and the remaining 10 per cent amend gender-specific terms like “aunt,” “father” or “son.”
Arriving workers will travel directly to their farms and it will be the employer’s responsibility to ensure federal quarantine requirements are met for those who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.

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