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British Columbia in 'danger zone' on COVID-19, province's top doctor says

British Columbia in 'danger zone' on COVID-19, province's top doctor says

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia is at another key moment in the COVID-19 pandemic and people need to take steps to curb the spread of the virus, the province's top doctor said Thursday. But Dr.
B.C. detectives identify victim in 2017 cold case found dead in Squamish

B.C. detectives identify victim in 2017 cold case found dead in Squamish

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives in B.C. say they have confirmed the identity of a man who was found dead inside a burned vehicle in Squamish three years ago, but the new information has led to more questions. Sgt.

One dead, one hurt, one in custody after family dispute in Maple Ridge, B.C.: police

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — A man is dead following what RCMP describe as a family dispute in Maple Ridge, B.C. Police were called to a home in the Silver Valley neighbourhood, about 50 kilometres east of Vancouver, just after 11 p.m. Wednesday.
B.C. reports another COVID-19 outbreak at seniors facility and two more deaths

B.C. reports another COVID-19 outbreak at seniors facility and two more deaths

VICTORIA — Public health officials have declared another outbreak of COVID-19 at a seniors assisted-living facility in B.C., while case counts keep climbing.

Court approves settlement for B.C. foster children alleging harm from social worker

KELOWNA, B.C. — A settlement has been approved by the courts in a class-action lawsuit brought by the alleged victims of a former British Columbia social worker. The B.C.
B.C. construction workers miss job recovery

B.C. construction workers miss job recovery

British Columbia employment grew by nearly 55,000 in September, up 2.3 per cent from a month earlier for the fifth consecutive monthly increase, but construction workers did not share in the uplift, according to Statistics Canada.
Security hired to watch B.C. parents angered by COVID rules at youth soccer games

Security hired to watch B.C. parents angered by COVID rules at youth soccer games

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — A youth soccer club in Chilliwack, B.C., has hired a security firm to patrol the sidelines during games because of what the club describes as "borderline violent" confrontations over COVID-19 restrictions.
Gearbox issue prevents BC Ferry from docking Tuesday, stranding passengers for hours

Gearbox issue prevents BC Ferry from docking Tuesday, stranding passengers for hours

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — Nearly 200 BC Ferries passengers finally disembarked from a broken-down ferry Tuesday night after being stuck aboard for hours.

Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — A mechanical failure has left nearly 200 BC Ferries passengers stranded on southwestern waters for hours. Passengers have been stuck on board the Queen of Alberni just outside of the Tsawwassen terminal.

Early morning apartment fire in Penticton, B.C., leaves two people dead

PENTICTON, B.C. — The Mounties say two people have died in an early morning fire Tuesday that partially destroyed a 30-unit apartment building in Penticton, B.C. RCMP spokesman Sgt.