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COVID-19 cases on the rise in Fraser Health with majority linked to known exposures

COVID-19 cases on the rise in Fraser Health with majority linked to known exposures

SURREY, B.C. — New COVID-19 infections in the Fraser Health region continue to drive rising case numbers in British Columbia as the health authority recorded 205 of the 335 cases detected provincewide on Wednesday. Dr.
Vancouver mayor 'gobsmacked' by economic recovery funding shortfall

Vancouver mayor 'gobsmacked' by economic recovery funding shortfall

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says he isn't happy with the city's share of economic recovery funding from a federal package to help cope with COVID-19.
Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

Track failure led to train derailment in northern B.C.: safety board

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board says a track failure contributed to the derailment of a freight train in northern British Columbia in January. No one was hurt when 34 cars carrying wood pellets on the Canadian National Railway Co.

Despite thousands of mail-in ballots, Elections BC says final count on schedule

VICTORIA — Elections BC says it expects the final count in last month's election to take at least three days to complete when it begins on Friday.

Circuit failure blamed for brief power outage affecting about 60,000 in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Tens of thousands of Vancouver residents suddenly found themselves without power as electricity was briefly cut to much of the west side of the city on Wednesday. The lights went out shortly after 9:15 a.m.

Prince George, B.C., school trustees unanimous in call for Indigenous members

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — School trustees in Prince George, B.C., have voted unanimously to support the addition of two Indigenous trustees to the board.
Canadians, Americans want loosened COVID-19 restrictions for B.C. border town

Canadians, Americans want loosened COVID-19 restrictions for B.C. border town

DELTA, B.C.
B.C. records 299 new cases of COVID-19, three more deaths

B.C. records 299 new cases of COVID-19, three more deaths

VICTORIA — Health officials are reminding everyone to keep social circles small, particularly in the Fraser Health region, which remains the epicentre of rising case counts in British Columbia.

B.C. court tells Insurance Corp. to keep paying storage for acid-damaged vehicles

VANCOUVER — As a dispute over an acid spill that damaged thousands of vehicles winds its way through court, the Insurance Corporation of B.C. has been ordered to keep paying storage costs for the writeoffs. The corporation asked the B.C.

Pot with estimated value of $8 million destroyed by RCMP in Merritt, B.C.

MERRITT, B.C. — Mounties in British Columbia's southern Interior have destroyed a bumper crop of bud after finding thousands of illegal marijuana plants.
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