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8 positive tests: Four sites in Kelowna, B.C., now linked to COVID-19 exposures

8 positive tests: Four sites in Kelowna, B.C., now linked to COVID-19 exposures

KELOWNA, B.C. — Health officials are monitoring several cases of COVID-19 exposure in Kelowna, B.C., and say they've identified two more locations where people may have contracted the respiratory illness.

Victim of targeted fatal shooting in Abbotsford, B.C., identified

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Investigators say a shooting that killed a 43-year-old man east of Vancouver on Friday night was likely targeted.
Demonstrators call for end to police violence at rally for B.C. nursing student

Demonstrators call for end to police violence at rally for B.C. nursing student

VANCOUVER — Shayla Raine ended her kickboxing class on January 20 to a flood of text messages asking what was going on in her apartment.

RCMP investigating sexual assault, robbery near Surrey SkyTrain station

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP in Surrey, B.C., are issuing a warning to the public after an alleged robbery and sexual assault near the King George SkyTrain station on Friday night.
One man dead after Friday night shooting in Abbotsford

One man dead after Friday night shooting in Abbotsford

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — One man is dead after a Friday night shooting in Abbotsford, B.C. Abbotsford police say they responded to reports of a shooting in the 2700 block of Lucern Crescent on Friday night.
B.C. man prepares to be first to receive double-hand transplant in Canada

B.C. man prepares to be first to receive double-hand transplant in Canada

VANCOUVER — When Rick Thompson's doctor told him a surgical team was going ahead with his double-hand transplant in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, his first reaction was surprise.

Eight COVID-19 cases linked to downtown Kelowna gatherings, waterfront

KELOWNA, B.C. — Health officials are reporting eight cases of COVID-19 linked to public gatherings in Kelowna, British Columbia, during and around the Canada Day long weekend.

Matriarchs to occupy lands on Haida Gwaii as fishing lodges reopen

QUEEN CHARLOTTE, B.C. — A group of Haida matriarchs say they plan to occupy two ancient villages on Haida Gwaii after two fishing lodges decided to reopen on the remote archipelago despite objections from the First Nation.
Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

Job numbers show cautious optimism with long road ahead: B.C. finance minister

VICTORIA — Statistics Canada's labour force survey for June shows 118,000 people in B.C. found jobs and the unemployment rate fell slightly to 13 per cent.
Petition launched to rename Stanley Park fountain to honour Dr. Bonnie Henry

Petition launched to rename Stanley Park fountain to honour Dr. Bonnie Henry