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B.C.'s top doctor says plan now for safe, COVID-free Christmas

B.C.'s top doctor says plan now for safe, COVID-free Christmas

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is advising people with chronic health conditions to contact their family doctor to determine if they should get vaccinated for COVID-19. Dr.
B.C. police watchdog investigates Vancouver officers' use of force in arrest of man

B.C. police watchdog investigates Vancouver officers' use of force in arrest of man

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s police complaint commissioner will proceed with a disciplinary-conduct investigation into the actions of seven Vancouver officers involved in the arrest of a man who died five years ago. The B.C.

Two options on table to replace George Massey Tunnel in Metro Vancouver

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it has received a business case outlining two options to replace the 61-year-old George Massey Tunnel in Metro Vancouver.
Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam schools hit with several COVID-19 exposure dates

Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam schools hit with several COVID-19 exposure dates

The coronavirus has taken its toll on schools this month with several exposure dates now listed for schools in School District 43

Privacy watchdog rejects B.C. First Nation's bid to access location of COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner says the province is releasing enough information to allow First Nations and the public to mitigate the risks of COVID-19.
Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

KELOWNA, B.C. — Big White Ski Resort says it has fired "a number" of staff after a cluster of 60 cases of COVID-19 was discovered earlier this week. Michael Ballingall, the senior vice-president for the Kelowna, B.C.
Guns seized from Coquitlam storage locker

Guns seized from Coquitlam storage locker

Storage locker in the 1600-block of Lougheed Highway part of an investigation involving Victoria police and a combined special forces unit of Lower Mainland police; $30 million in drugs, including deadly fentanyl found
100 calls in eight days: Anmore paramedic's team fights off COVID in small-town B.C.

100 calls in eight days: Anmore paramedic's team fights off COVID in small-town B.C.

“It overwhelmed the small hospital. The same can happen in any city or any place in British Columbia.”
B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from reaching its goals than previously forecasted.
B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

VICTORIA — New enforcement measures are coming into effect as part of British Columbia's crackdown on those who refuse to follow COVID-19 restrictions.