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Vancouver's finances remain in serious condition: mayor

Vancouver's financial situation remains serious even after pay cuts for city staff and members of council, the mayor says.

Dix calls for extra COVID-19 vigilance as poultry plant cases rise

VICTORIA — COVID-19 outbreaks at two Vancouver-area poultry processing plants are responsible for many of the new cases reported in British Columbia on Tuesday, the provincial government says. Health officials closed the United Poultry Co. Ltd.

B.C. provincial courts move from essential services to COVID recovery plan

VANCOUVER — Provincial courts in British Columbia are moving to a recovery plan after hearing only urgent matters because of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions.

Three-pillar strategy to test for COVID-19 in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — A team of more than two dozen people is testing and tracing in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Dr.
Renters' COVID-19 supplement not enough, says B.C. landlords

Renters' COVID-19 supplement not enough, says B.C. landlords

B.C. wants to learn from New Zealand, other provinces before opening schools

B.C. wants to learn from New Zealand, other provinces before opening schools

VICTORIA — British Columbia's education minister says he wants to learn from other provinces and countries like New Zealand before starting to reopen schools, but no plans will be announced until the health and safety of staff and students are fully
Flood warnings downgraded in B.C. as conditions ease but heavy snowpacks remain

Flood warnings downgraded in B.C. as conditions ease but heavy snowpacks remain

VANCOUVER — Flood warnings have been reduced across much of British Columbia's central Interior as cooler weather eases the rate of snowmelt.
ICBC to resume offering some testing in person soon

ICBC to resume offering some testing in person soon

Knowledge tests will be offered by appointment to qualified customers only

Evacuation orders and alerts remain in effect in areas of central Interior B.C.

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Flooding in parts of British Columbia's Interior region has been exacerbated by the 2017 and 2018 fires that left the soil and ecosystem with a limited capacity to absorb water, experts say. Prof.

B.C. planning to ease COVID-19 restrictions, but no date yet, says top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia is making plans to relax provincewide restrictions aimed at fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but a firm date has not been set, says provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry.