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COVID-19 prompts bus driver layoffs, service cuts for Metro Vancouver transit

COVID-19 prompts bus driver layoffs, service cuts for Metro Vancouver transit

VANCOUVER — Nearly 1,500 bus drivers and other transit workers across Metro Vancouver are being laid off as TransLink faces plunging ridership during the COVID-19 pandemic.

RCMP seek witnesses to collision in Kelowna, B.C., that killed a child

KELOWNA, B.C. — A child has been hit and killed by a vehicle in Kelowna, B.C. A release from the Kelowna RCMP says it happened Sunday afternoon on a residential street in the northeast part of the city.
BC's tourism industry could lose up to $19B in revenue

BC's tourism industry could lose up to $19B in revenue

Crews made good progress containing wildfire near Squamish: BC Wildfire Service

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service says crews have made good progress containing a fire near Squamish, B.C. The service says in a statement Sunday that the fire is now considered as being held.

Vancouver police arrest 14 people after elementary school break-in

VANCOUVER — Fourteen people who entered an East Vancouver elementary school Saturday evening in a protest action aimed at securing emergency housing for homeless people during the COVID-19 pandemic were arrested.

BC Ferries ship sustained some damage after hitting berth, no one injured

VANCOUVER — A BC Ferries ship hit the dock at Tsawwassen ferry terminal, resulting in two cancelled departures and a four-hour disembarkment delay for some passengers.

B.C. to start issuing $2,000 tickets for price gouging, other offences

VANCOUVER — B.C. police and enforcement officers will start issuing $2,000 tickets for price gouging and reselling essential supplies during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

Wildfire near Squamish did not grow overnight, 50 per cent contained

VANCOUVER — The BC Wildfire Service says a fire near Squamish, B.C., is 50 per cent contained and has not grown. The service says in a statement Saturday that the fire, first discovered Thursday, is about two square kilometres in size.

3 new COVID-19 deaths in B.C. for 81 total, says provincial health officer

VANCOUVER — British Columbians could see a "gradual...
Models show B.C.'s COVID-19 response slowing rate of disease: Dr. Henry

Models show B.C.'s COVID-19 response slowing rate of disease: Dr. Henry

VICTORIA — British Columbia's responses to fighting COVID-19 have flattened the curve and slowed the spread of the virus to the point where some restrictions could be eased in the coming weeks, health officials said Friday.