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B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

VANCOUVER — A cherry tree that inspired award-winning Canadian author Joy Kogawa has been damaged in a fierce windstorm that swept across southern British Columbia.
Province invests $25 million in Prince Rupert port

Province invests $25 million in Prince Rupert port

Container transloading capacity expected to jump by 400,000 TEUs annually.
TSB says 'misinterpretation of navigational information' led to vessel crash in B.C.

TSB says 'misinterpretation of navigational information' led to vessel crash in B.C.

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a "misinterpretation of navigational information" led to a crash and injuries to the crew of a Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue vessel near Sooke, B.C., two years ago.
Vancouver Coastal Health says schools have low COVID-19 transmission rates

Vancouver Coastal Health says schools have low COVID-19 transmission rates

VANCOUVER — A health authority says data showing schools in the Vancouver area are a low risk for the transmission of COVID-19 supports keeping classes open.
Horgan now seeking 'second and third opinion' on Site C

Horgan now seeking 'second and third opinion' on Site C

Horgan has asked two international experts to review BC Hydro's proposed engineering fix
B.C. seeking legal advice on limiting interprovincial travel: premier

B.C. seeking legal advice on limiting interprovincial travel: premier

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier says his government is seeking legal advice on whether it can limit non-essential travel from people out of province during the pandemic.
WorkSafe claims spike in tandem with COVID cases

WorkSafe claims spike in tandem with COVID cases

24 years after Reena Virk's murder, parole board continues Kelly Ellard's release

24 years after Reena Virk's murder, parole board continues Kelly Ellard's release

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — The 38-year-old woman convicted of murdering teenager Reena Virk near Victoria in 1997 will be allowed to continue her day parole.
Hydro says lights back on for 220K customers after windstorm hits southern B.C.

Hydro says lights back on for 220K customers after windstorm hits southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Power has been mostly restored in southern British Columbia affected by this week's powerful windstorm.
More than 63,000 British Columbians vaccinated against COVID-19

More than 63,000 British Columbians vaccinated against COVID-19

Premier John Horgan says cabinet will continue strategic planning for the term ahead in two-day virtual retreat