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B.C. aims to clear surgery backlog in 15 months if COVID-19 surge doesn't happen

B.C. aims to clear surgery backlog in 15 months if COVID-19 surge doesn't happen

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says the province has hired more staff and increased operating-room hours to catch up on cancelled surgeries but a significant surge in COVID-19 cases could impact recovery.

Trend upward with 30 new COVID-19 cases a 'concern,' health officials say

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 infection rate is moving up in British Columbia, with 30 more positive tests arising from several community exposures and one active outbreak. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.

B.C. provincial court to get six more judges to help with pandemic backlog

VICTORIA — Six more judges have been appointed to British Columbia's provincial court in an effort to clear away the backlog stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

B.C. premier asks Trudeau to reduce stigma of illicit drug use as deaths climb

B.C.'s top doctor says 'pay attention now' to higher COVID-19 cases

B.C.'s top doctor says 'pay attention now' to higher COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says a higher number of COVID-19 cases over the last three days means the province could experience a rapid rebound of infections after successfully "bending the curve." Dr.
B.C. officer in off-duty disturbance not expected to survive: Abbotsford police

B.C. officer in off-duty disturbance not expected to survive: Abbotsford police

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

B.C. lakes’ health monitored by provincial program

Electronic music festival Shambhala postpones amid sexual misconduct allegations

SALMO, B.C. — A prominent electronic music festival in British Columbia is postponing this year's virtual event after sexual misconduct allegations were made against one of its performers.

RCMP arrest man over mail theft in four Metro Vancouver communities

SURREY, B.C. — A four-month RCMP investigation has led to 17 charges against a man accused of mail theft offences in Surrey, Delta, Richmond and North Vancouver. Thirty-year-old Nickolas Kelly was arrested July 7 and remains in custody.

B.C. officer in critical condition after off-duty disturbance, man arrested

NELSON, B.C. — A police officer is in critical condition with life-threatening injuries following an off-duty incident in Nelson, B.C. The Abbotsford Police Department says one of its officers intervened in a disturbance on Thursday. Sgt.