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B.C. takes COVID-19 precautions as it moves to restart in-person court hearings

B.C. takes COVID-19 precautions as it moves to restart in-person court hearings

B.C. takes precautions as it moves to restart in-person court hearings

VICTORIA — Courthouses and courtrooms around British Columbia are being assessed to ensure they meet health and safety requirements as the province moves to resume in-person hearings during the COVID-19 pandemic.

B.C. forests watchdog finds sediment from road work affecting fish habitat

VICTORIA — An investigation by British Columbia's independent forestry watchdog has found that sediment from roads posed a high risk to fish habitat in three of five watersheds it assessed.

New cat virus found at B.C. SPCA prompts science journal publication

VANCOUVER — The outbreak of a fast-spreading disease at the SPCA's animal centre in Vancouver has led to the discovery of a new feline virus that affected 43 cats in B.C.

Car-sharing service Turo says launch into B.C. market is 'imminent'

VANCOUVER — Fans of car-sharing services in British Columbia are about to get another option within weeks of the closure of two other car-share businesses in the province.
Horgan likes idea of NHL playoffs in Vancouver, but won't bend the rules

Horgan likes idea of NHL playoffs in Vancouver, but won't bend the rules

VICTORIA — British Columbia has entered the longest period in a state of emergency in its history and there's no end in sight, says Premier John Horgan.
20 bricks of suspected cocaine worth $2.5m seized at a Metro Vancouver border crossing

20 bricks of suspected cocaine worth $2.5m seized at a Metro Vancouver border crossing

The total weight of the bricks was approximately 20 kilograms

Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's overdose deaths spiked in March and April reaching the same heights recorded over a year earlier.

Remains of woman missing since 2016 found in rural area near Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Discovery of human remains on a rural property east of Vancouver has ended a search that began more than three years ago. A statement from Abbotsford police says bones were found on March 19.

B.C. provincial court to resume priority in-person proceedings in some cities

VANCOUVER — The Provincial Court of British Columbia says it will resume priority in-person proceedings in a number of cities next month.
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