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Finance minister pitches B.C. business leaders on COVID ‘safety net’ following fiscal update

Finance minister pitches B.C. business leaders on COVID ‘safety net’ following fiscal update

With a $381-billion deficit ahead for the fiscal year, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland is looking to assuage B.C. business leaders about the state of the economy.
B.C. driver fined for duct-taping Christmas lights on Tesla

B.C. driver fined for duct-taping Christmas lights on Tesla

COVID-19's second wave intensifying stress, anxiety

COVID-19's second wave intensifying stress, anxiety

The COVID-19 pandemic’s surging second wave is intensifying feelings of stress and anxiety, according to new data from the Canadian Mental Health Association and UBC researchers.

Transportation Safety Board team to probe lifeboat incident off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English Bay, off Vancouver.
B.C. brings in ban on indoor adult team sports, other activities

B.C. brings in ban on indoor adult team sports, other activities

New restrictions on sports and recreation are coming to B.C. In a statement Wednesday evening (Dec. 2), provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry announced the ban of all indoor adult team sports.

RCMP say woman, 30, dies of apparent gunshot wounds in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Surrey, B.C. Police say officers responded to what they were told was a single-vehicle crash in an alleyway on Thursday morning.
Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

VICTORIA — A report from British Columbia's chief inspector of mines says the cause of a slow-moving landslide that has threatened a tiny B.C. community may never be determined.
B.C. premier says province will patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. premier says province will patch holes in new federal sick-pay benefits

B.C. Premier John Horgan says the province is prepared to fill gaps in the federal government’s sick-leave program but needs more information on possible cracks in the plan to help employers and employees fight the spread of COVID-19.
COVID-19 vaccine priority list must be refined to match available doses: Tam

COVID-19 vaccine priority list must be refined to match available doses: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says the priority list of people who will get vaccinated first against COVID-19 has to be refined because the initial six million doses set to arrive in the first batch will not be enough to cover them al
Dell customer seeks compensation for years of scam calls after personal data leaked

Dell customer seeks compensation for years of scam calls after personal data leaked

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