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B.C. finance minister says 'benefit companies' would think beyond profits

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has created the option of so-called benefit companies that would measure their success through service to the community, not just profits. Finance Minister Carole James said B.C.

Probe launched into handling of allegations against B.C. police chief's wife

VICTORIA — The office of B.C.'s police complaint commissioner says it has started an investigation into allegations of misconduct over the Delta Police Department's handling of allegations involving the spouse of the police chief.

Some visitors can return to B.C. long-term care homes after COVID-19 closures

VICTORIA — Four months after COVID-19 surfaced in British Columbia's long-term care homes, residents are finally allowed to see a loved one, health authorities announced Tuesday. Isobel Mackenzie, B.C.
Fatal plane crash near Tofino, B.C., raises possible issues

Fatal plane crash near Tofino, B.C., raises possible issues

RICHMOND, B.C. — An investigation into a fatal plane crash north of Tofino, B.C., last December has raised potential safety issues for other pilots.
COVID-19 devastating B.C. fruit growers, threatens food security: association

COVID-19 devastating B.C. fruit growers, threatens food security: association

KELOWNA, B.C. — The B.C. Fruit Growers Association says the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on its industry has been devastating.

B.C. introduces temporary outdoor job program for youth up to age 29

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government has launched a program aimed at creating work for 15-to-29-year-old youth in community service while their job prospects are dramatically affected by COVID-19.

Metro Vancouver carbon neutral, goal of regional achievement still 30 years away

DELTA, B.C. — The regional district of Metro Vancouver says it has achieved corporate carbon neutrality, balancing its carbon output with its removal from the atmosphere.

RCMP reviews assault case after allegation against wife of Delta police chief

DELTA, B.C. — The deputy police chief in Delta, B.C., says the department's handling of an assault complaint filed against the wife of Chief Neil Dubord is being reviewed by the RCMP. Deputy Chief Const.

B.C. government to give loans for fuel efficient switch on home heating

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is offering loans with interest rates as low as zero for people who want to switch from fossil fuel-based heating systems.

One man in custody, no one hurt after lengthy standoff in northwest B.C.

GITSEGUKLA, B.C. — A nearly 12-hour standoff in northwestern British Columbia ended with one man in custody but no injuries.
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