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Haida Gwaii has COVID outbreak with 13 cases, B.C. health officials say

VICTORIA — A outbreak of COVID-19 on Haida Gwaii has resulted in 13 confirmed cases, which health officials say are all linked to local residents and off-island travel.

Man arrested after firearms call from temporary housing facility in Victoria

VICTORIA — A man has been arrested in Victoria after a standoff that started with a report about a firearm being discharged.
BCCDC identifies another COVID-19 case on international Vancouver flight

BCCDC identifies another COVID-19 case on international Vancouver flight

Witnesses sought after woman is badly hurt when pushed from B.C. train platform

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Police say a woman suffered serious injuries after being pushed onto the tracks in front of an oncoming train in New Westminster, B.C.
Explosive devices to scare bears banned in Vancouver over safety, noise issues

Explosive devices to scare bears banned in Vancouver over safety, noise issues

VANCOUVER — A popular backcountry item used to humanely deter bears has been banned from sale or use in Vancouver.
B.C. restaurant industry says it is embracing rules to stop virus spreading

B.C. restaurant industry says it is embracing rules to stop virus spreading

Sexualized violence most common injury among Metis females in care: B.C. report

VICTORIA — The findings of an investigation into critical injuries and deaths among Metis youth are troubling, British Columbia's children's advocate says.

'Opportunity' for election in fall, next spring or summer, premier says

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier John Horgan isn't ruling out a fall election despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

B.C. announces new funding for post-secondary health-care education, training

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has announced $4.4 million in new funding for post-secondary education and training related to health-care professions throughout the province.

'You're better than that,' B.C. premier tells young people gathering amid COVID-19

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says young people are not immune to COVID-19 and he's appealing to their better judgment to help stop the rise in cases in the province.