B.C. storms: Crews still working to restore power to some impacted by November's atmospheric rivers

A sign welcomes visitors to Merritt, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh A sign welcomes visitors to Merritt, B.C., on Friday, Nov. 19, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Omicron subvariant BA.2 reported in Canada: PHAC

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it has detected more than 50 cases of a new Omicron subvariant known as BA.2. The subvariant is widely considered 'stealthier' than the original version of Omicron because some of its genetic traits make it harder to detect.