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Lines open Monday in B.C. to start booking COVID-19 vaccine appointments for seniors

VICTORIA — Health authorities across British Columbia will start booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments Monday for people 90 years old and older and Indigenous residents over the age of 65. The province says vaccine call centres will open at 7 a.
Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

Major crime unit investigates shooting death of 37-year-old Victoria-area man

METCHOSIN, B.C. — The Vancouver Island Major Crime Unit is investigating a shooting death of a 37-year-old man in the rural Victoria-area community of Metchosin, B.C. West Shore RCMP spokesman Const.
Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

Two injured in helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C.: emergency health services

VANCOUVER — Two people were transported to hospital in serious but stable condition after a helicopter crash on Bowen Island, B.C. B.C. Emergency Health Services says in a statement that they received a call at about 10 a.m.
B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

B.C. reports second-highest daily total of new COVID-19 cases in 2021

Testing has also increased to one of the highest totals so far this year.
Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

Dentists, teachers, bus drivers want Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Dentists, teachers and bus drivers are among the essential workers who hope to receive the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in British Columbia, as a provincial committee decides who should be prioritized for the shot.
39 guns still missing after Coquitlam ‘straw purchaser’ pleads guilty to weapons trafficking

39 guns still missing after Coquitlam ‘straw purchaser’ pleads guilty to weapons trafficking

A Coquitlam man has pleaded guilty to weapons trafficking after a two-year investigation revealed evidence he acted as a “straw purchaser,” funnelling legally purchased guns to buyers with criminal records
B.C. tax changes affecting sugary drinks, vaping products coming into effect April 1

B.C. tax changes affecting sugary drinks, vaping products coming into effect April 1

VICTORIA — Tax changes targeting sugary drinks and e-commerce services based outside of B.C. will come into effect on April 1 after being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The B.C.
B.C. high court finds in favour of large landowner in fight over access to lakes

B.C. high court finds in favour of large landowner in fight over access to lakes

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's highest court has sided with the largest private landowner in the province in a dispute over public access to public land. In a unanimous ruling, a panel of the B.C.
'I just screamed': Witness rushes to crashed helicopter on Bowen Island (VIDEO)

'I just screamed': Witness rushes to crashed helicopter on Bowen Island (VIDEO)

A Bowen Island man says a helicopter crashed right beside his home and landed on a cliff.
TransLink testing new air, surface sanitizing tech on buses

TransLink testing new air, surface sanitizing tech on buses

The technology is already being used in major hotel chains and at Google's headquarters