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B.C. announces $860.8M for Richmond Hospital upgrade

B.C. announces $860.8M for Richmond Hospital upgrade

The new acute care tower is expected to be ready for patients in 2028
25 to 30 Sei whales spotted off Vancouver Island, not seen in such numbers for decades

25 to 30 Sei whales spotted off Vancouver Island, not seen in such numbers for decades

'Simply astounding and yes, I cried, just a quiet little bit'
About 160 unmarked graves found at Penelakut Island residential school site, tribe says

About 160 unmarked graves found at Penelakut Island residential school site, tribe says

The school opened in 1889 and was run by the Catholic Church.
5 dead in Kelowna crane collapse, one body still unrecovered

5 dead in Kelowna crane collapse, one body still unrecovered

'Yesterday was a tragic day,' says Kelowna RCMP Insp. Adam MacIntosh.
Tonnes of oil, diesel pumped from leaking B.C. shipwreck 53 years after sinking

Tonnes of oil, diesel pumped from leaking B.C. shipwreck 53 years after sinking

The 147-metre cargo ship went down in Nootka Sound in 1968.
B.C. firefighter in ICU after suffering severe burns battling Sparks Lake blaze

B.C. firefighter in ICU after suffering severe burns battling Sparks Lake blaze

The man is currently in stable condition in Vancouver, according to the BC Wildfire Service.
Multiple dead in crane collapse in downtown Kelowna

Multiple dead in crane collapse in downtown Kelowna

BC Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC conducting their own concurrent investigation.

Underwater hydro cables to Vancouver Island damaged or out of service

VANCOUVER — BC Hydro says it's working to repair a damaged underwater cable that delivers power to Vancouver Island.
New chair for B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

New chair for B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

Emily Ohler advised UN on policy, legal and procedural matters
Harry Neufeld, B.C.'s former chief electoral officer, dies after battle with cancer

Harry Neufeld, B.C.'s former chief electoral officer, dies after battle with cancer

VICTORIA — Elections BC has announced the death of the province's former chief electoral officer. A statement from Elections BC says it acknowledges with sadness the passing of Harold Neufeld.
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