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Parents should prep a plan B in case full-time school foiled: premier

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan says parents should prepare for a full return to classrooms this fall but also have a backup plan in case the COVID-19 pandemic forces further closures.
Prince Rupert port recognizes sustainable shipping

Prince Rupert port recognizes sustainable shipping

Man not criminally responsible for fatal shooting, assault, in Salmon Arm, B.C.

SALMON ARM , B.C. — A man accused in a deadly shooting and aggravated assault last year in a church in British Columbia's southern Interior has been found not criminally responsible for the attacks. A judge-alone trial in B.C.

Vancouver police say charge laid after attack on Asian senior with dementia

VANCOUVER — A charge has been laid in an alleged attack on a Vancouver senior with dementia after police said they were investigating a hate crime.
Vancouver votes to halt police street checks, but police board has final say

Vancouver votes to halt police street checks, but police board has final say

VANCOUVER — Councillors in Vancouver have voted unanimously to ban officers from conducting street checks, the process of arbitrarily demanding and recording identification, outside of a police investigation.

Elderly couple found dead after fire destroys home in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Two people have died in a house fire in B.C.'s Lower Mainland. Surrey Fire Service assistant chief Steve Serbic says crews were called just after 4:30 a.m. An elderly man and woman were pulled from the home a short time later.

Outbreak in Kelowna, B.C., forces 1,000 people into self-isolation

VICTORIA — A jump in COVID-19 infections in British Columbia has prompted a tightening of restrictions by health officials for bars and nightclubs. Provincial health officer Dr.
B.C. environmental group asks court to revoke government's wolf cull permits

B.C. environmental group asks court to revoke government's wolf cull permits

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia environmental group has launched a legal petition alleging the provincial government's wolf cull to save caribou is breaking federal and provincial laws. Pacific Wild Alliance wants the B.C.
B.C. government to control crowds at six busy parks with free day pass

B.C. government to control crowds at six busy parks with free day pass

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is introducing a pilot program to control crowds at some of its busiest parks, as residents look to local destinations for recreation.
PHOTOS+VIDEO: This huge crowd gathered for a Vancouver drum circle during COVID-19

PHOTOS+VIDEO: This huge crowd gathered for a Vancouver drum circle during COVID-19