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B.C. tourism industry seeks $680M to rebuild after COVID-19 pandemic

B.C. tourism industry seeks $680M to rebuild after COVID-19 pandemic

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's tourism and hospitality sector believes it should receive more than one-third of a $1.5-billion COVID-19 recovery package pledged to the province by the federal government.

BC Liberals won't be in pride parade this year: Vancouver Pride Society

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Pride Society says the BC Liberals won't be part of next month's virtual pride parade after failing to take action against a member of its caucus accused of homophobia and transphobia.

B.C. announces funding for search and rescue groups amid spike in calls

VICTORIA — Sustainable funding is on the way for search and rescue groups in British Columbia that are seeing an uptick in calls in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. aims to clear surgery backlog in 15 months if COVID-19 surge doesn't happen

B.C. aims to clear surgery backlog in 15 months if COVID-19 surge doesn't happen

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says the province has hired more staff and increased operating-room hours to catch up on cancelled surgeries but a significant surge in COVID-19 cases could impact recovery.

Trend upward with 30 new COVID-19 cases a 'concern,' health officials say

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 infection rate is moving up in British Columbia, with 30 more positive tests arising from several community exposures and one active outbreak. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.

B.C. provincial court to get six more judges to help with pandemic backlog

VICTORIA — Six more judges have been appointed to British Columbia's provincial court in an effort to clear away the backlog stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

B.C.'s top doctor says 'pay attention now' to higher COVID-19 cases

B.C.'s top doctor says 'pay attention now' to higher COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says a higher number of COVID-19 cases over the last three days means the province could experience a rapid rebound of infections after successfully "bending the curve." Dr.
B.C. officer in off-duty disturbance not expected to survive: Abbotsford police

B.C. officer in off-duty disturbance not expected to survive: Abbotsford police

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program