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B.C. says land registry is open and will increase transparency in housing market

VICTORIA — The B.C. government has launched a new land registry that it says will help combat money laundering and make the real estate market more transparent. Beginning Monday, any corporation, trustee or partnership that buys land in B.C.

Surrey police investigating fatal shooting in Fleetwood

SURREY, B.C. — Surrey RCMP say a man is dead following a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. They say officers responded to a shooting call around 7:40 p.m. in front of a shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway.
B.C.'s top doctor says shop online or stay home if you don't wear mask where required

B.C.'s top doctor says shop online or stay home if you don't wear mask where required

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor has a message for people who don't follow a provincial order to wear a mask in indoor public spaces: order takeout, shop online or stay home. Dr.
COVID-19 rapid test study launches at Vancouver airport for departing passengers

COVID-19 rapid test study launches at Vancouver airport for departing passengers

RICHMOND, B.C. — A study has launched to investigate the safest and most efficient way to rapidly test for COVID-19 in people taking off from the Vancouver airport.

Man dies after Vancouver police respond to call about agitated man

VANCOUVER — A man has died after a confrontation with Vancouver police and the office that handles all cases of police-involved death or serious injury in British Columbia is investigating. Police say it happened at about 6 p.m.
B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 887 new cases of COVID-19 as the province nears 30,000 infections from the illness. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
Indigenous groups criticize ABC series 'Big Sky' for insensitivity to MMIWG

Indigenous groups criticize ABC series 'Big Sky' for insensitivity to MMIWG

VANCOUVER — Indigenous critics of ABC's kidnapping drama "Big Sky" say it fails to acknowledge real-life missing and murdered Indigenous women and are extending their grievance to CTV for airing the series in Canada without added context.

Four B.C. men face gambling charge after raid uncovers alleged poker ring in Burnaby

BURNABY, B.C. — Four men are facing charges after police say they broke up a gambling ring in Metro Vancouver. The illegal gambling team linked to B.C.
B.C. working on vaccine rollout plan as province records 738 new COVID-19 cases

B.C. working on vaccine rollout plan as province records 738 new COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — Provincial health officials say they are working on British Columbia's plan to handle COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, says Dr.
Vacancy taxes put more rental condos in Metro Vancouver market: CMHC study

Vacancy taxes put more rental condos in Metro Vancouver market: CMHC study

VANCOUVER — The Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. says more than 11,000 condos were added to rental market in Metro Vancouver last year, spurred in part by taxes on empty homes.