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Regional district issues evacuation order, alert in Quesnel, B.C., area

QUESNEL, B.C. — An evacuation order and alert have been issued for seven properties near Quesnel, British Columbia, due to risk of a landslide from flooding.

Save those hugs you'd give Mom on Mother's Day: B.C. health minister, top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer are urging people to save their Mother's Day hugs for Mom until later, unless she lives in the same household. Adrian Dix and Dr.
Terminals 'business as usual' after CN suspends the Squamish to Williams Lake route

Terminals 'business as usual' after CN suspends the Squamish to Williams Lake route

Huge job losses in B.C. indicate a 'hard road ahead': finance minister

Huge job losses in B.C. indicate a 'hard road ahead': finance minister

VANCOUVER — The retail, food and restaurant sectors are calling for more help in the wake of new job numbers that show B.C. lost about 264,000 jobs in April.

B.C. government, Translink make agreement to keep transit rolling amid COVID

VANCOUVER — Metro Vancouver's transportation authority has reversed its plans to cut service and rescinded layoff notices to 1,500 people as it works out an emergency funding plan with the provincial government.
B.C. says clearing surgery backlog will take at least 17 months

B.C. says clearing surgery backlog will take at least 17 months

VICTORIA — COVID-19 created a backlog of surgeries that could take two years to clear, even with an "ambitious plan" announced to increase health-care capacity, said Health Minister Adrian Dix.
Cavities put on notice as B.C. green lights dental offices

Cavities put on notice as B.C. green lights dental offices

Overdose deaths in B.C. jumped in March from February: coroner

VICTORIA — Overdose deaths in British Columbia jumped in March compared with February, and marked the first time the monthly death toll exceeded 100 in the past year.

Charges laid after 6,000 medical masks allegedly stolen from retirement home

VANCOUVER — A man has been charged after police say more than 6,000 face masks and containers of hand sanitizer were stolen from a Vancouver retirement home. Const. Tania Visintin says the alleged theft happened April 29 at Terraces on 7th.
B.C. Premier Horgan reaches out to NHL to offer place to play if NHL returns

B.C. Premier Horgan reaches out to NHL to offer place to play if NHL returns