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Census results, record ICBC claims and more you need to know



1. B.C. hits 4.6 million

The province was the sixth-fastest growing in Canada, according to new census results. See more >

Meanwhile, the Lower Mainland grew by 6.6 per cent since 2011. See more >

2. ICBC hits record call volume Monday

Monday’s storm saw the auto insurer receive almost 5,500 dial-a-claim calls. See more >

ICBC claims on heavy snow daysCreate column charts

4. Opioid treatment gets $8 million boost

The B.C. Centre for Substance Abuse receives funding from the province and St. Paul’s Hospital to expand its research on combating B.C.’s opioid crisis. See more >

4. Winter weather flummoxes Abbotsford thieves

The thieves asked a victim they had just robbed for help pushing their getaway van out of the snow. See more >

5. VPD issue warning after Stanley Park deaths

The park has seen two unsolved attacks, and police are urging park visitors to not visit alone. See more >

 

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