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Privacy watchdog rejects B.C. First Nation's bid to access location of COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner says the province is releasing enough information to allow First Nations and the public to mitigate the risks of COVID-19.
Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

KELOWNA, B.C. — Big White Ski Resort says it has fired "a number" of staff after a cluster of 60 cases of COVID-19 was discovered earlier this week. Michael Ballingall, the senior vice-president for the Kelowna, B.C.
Former B.C. privacy commissioner to lead review of police ‘street check’ study

Former B.C. privacy commissioner to lead review of police ‘street check’ study

A former B.C.
RCMP officers will step up patrols at Big White following COVID-19 cluster

RCMP officers will step up patrols at Big White following COVID-19 cluster

West Kelowna RCMP and Kelowna RCMP tell Glacier Media they will be increasing patrols at Big White in an effort to address community concerns regarding the significant increase in COVID-19 cases and perceived lack of compliance with provincial Public
B.C. survey of school kids finds marked separation between views on smoking, vaping

B.C. survey of school kids finds marked separation between views on smoking, vaping

Fewer kids in B.C. are smoking, but new data from the BC Adolescent Health Survey shows a disconnect between vaping and youth involvement in sports. A report released Tuesday (Dec. 15) by B.C.
B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from reaching its goals than previously forecasted.
B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

VICTORIA — New enforcement measures are coming into effect as part of British Columbia's crackdown on those who refuse to follow COVID-19 restrictions.
Watch this cougar stroll up to a festive North Vancouver home (VIDEO)

Watch this cougar stroll up to a festive North Vancouver home (VIDEO)

Big cats enjoy holiday decor, too

No charges approved against Vancouver police after B.C. man died during confrontation

VICTORIA — The B.C. Prosecution Service says no charges have been approved against Vancouver Police Department officers involved in the arrest of a Sechelt man five years ago.
Low-intensity indoor group exercise now allowed in B.C.

Low-intensity indoor group exercise now allowed in B.C.

The B.C. government has lifted restrictions on low-intensity indoor group exercises such as hatha yoga.