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Police dogs, helicopter assist in apprehending federal offender who escaped

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a federal inmate is back in custody following a brief escape. They say in a statement that they responded to a report of shots fired Thursday just before 3 p.m.
High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

VICTORIA — Seniors in British Columbia's long-term care homes and hospitals will be the first to get immunized against COVID-19 starting in the first week of January with two vaccines, the province's top doctor says. Dr.
Finance minister pitches B.C. business leaders on COVID ‘safety net’ following fiscal update

Finance minister pitches B.C. business leaders on COVID ‘safety net’ following fiscal update

With a $381-billion deficit ahead for the fiscal year, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is looking to assuage B.C. business leaders about the state of the economy.
B.C. driver fined for duct-taping Christmas lights on Tesla

B.C. driver fined for duct-taping Christmas lights on Tesla

COVID-19's second wave intensifying stress, anxiety

COVID-19's second wave intensifying stress, anxiety

The COVID-19 pandemic’s surging second wave is intensifying feelings of stress and anxiety, according to new data from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC researchers.

Transportation Safety Board team to probe lifeboat incident off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English Bay, off Vancouver.
B.C. brings in ban on indoor adult team sports, other activities

B.C. brings in ban on indoor adult team sports, other activities

New restrictions on sports and recreation are coming to B.C. In a statement Wednesday evening (Dec. 2), provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced the ban of all indoor adult team sports.

RCMP say woman, 30, dies of apparent gunshot wounds in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Surrey, B.C. Police say officers responded to what they were told was a single-vehicle crash in an alleyway on Thursday morning.
Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

VICTORIA — A report from British Columbia's chief inspector of mines says the cause of a slow-moving landslide that has threatened a tiny B.C. community may never be determined.
B.C. premier says province will patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. premier says province will patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. Premier John Horgan says the province is prepared to fill gaps in the federal government’s sick-leave program but needs more information on possible cracks in the plan to help employers and employees fight the spread of COVID-19.