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B.C. New Democrats promise renter's rebate, rent freeze as parties ready for debate

B.C. New Democrats promise renter's rebate, rent freeze as parties ready for debate

VANCOUVER — The B.C. New Democrats have announced a renter's rebate as the latest plank of their election platform as parties prepare for the first televised debate of the provincial campaign.

B.C. Mounties investigating fatal hit-and-run on Vancouver Island highway

PARKSVILLE, B.C. — Mounties on Vancouver Island are asking for help identifying a vehicle of interest in their investigation of a fatal hit-and-run on Vancouver Island. Oceanside RCMP say they were called to Highway 19, near Parksville, B.C., on Oct.
Liberal candidate apologizes for comments made about NDP politician in viral video

Liberal candidate apologizes for comments made about NDP politician in viral video

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia Liberal candidate is apologizing for comments she made about a New Democrat politician in a video that was posted online.

B.C. NDP promises free prescription contraception if elected

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s New Democrats are promising free prescription contraception if elected, saying Sunday the move will save residents money and advance gender equality.
BC Greens platform looks for changes to transit funding, municipal finance system

BC Greens platform looks for changes to transit funding, municipal finance system

VANCOUVER — The BC Green Party is calling for a reformation of the financial system used by local governments to help them better address issues brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Green Leader Sonia Furstenau says that B.C.

Homicide team investigating death of man after altercation at B.C. university

VANCOUVER — The death of a man found at a British Columbia university has turned in to a homicide investigation. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says it is looking in to the death of a Langley, B.C.
B.C.'s provincial health officer announces 119 new cases of COVID-19

B.C.'s provincial health officer announces 119 new cases of COVID-19

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says 119 more cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed, for a total of 10,185 infections. Dr.
Seeing 'essential' role of child care may be pandemic's silver lining: advocates

Seeing 'essential' role of child care may be pandemic's silver lining: advocates

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Liberal Party promised Friday to deliver daycare at $10 a day for low-income families if elected.

Anglers, hikers warned of river fluctuations on Capilano River

VANCOUVER — Fishermen, kayakers and hikers are being warned of potential fluctuations in the water level of the Capilano River after a spillway gate on a dam was taken out of service.
Vancouver council accepts $30 million plan to house, help, those without shelter

Vancouver council accepts $30 million plan to house, help, those without shelter

Vancouver city council has unanimously approved an emergency fund of up to $30 million to help hundreds of homeless residents.
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