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B.C. NDP pledges additional $3 billion a year to build schools, hospitals in platform

B.C. NDP pledges additional $3 billion a year to build schools, hospitals in platform

VANCOUVER — The New Democrats are promising a one-time $1,000 COVID-19 recovery benefit for families and $500 for individuals as part of an election platform in British Columbia that largely banks on voters wishing to stay the course.
B.C. Liberals promise lower rates by ending public auto insurance monopoly

B.C. Liberals promise lower rates by ending public auto insurance monopoly

MAPLE RIDGE, B.C. — The British Columbia Liberals are promising lower vehicle insurance rates by ending the monopoly that a Crown-owned corporation has on the market.

B.C. mayors question provincial leaders about issues linked to municipal operations

VANCOUVER — Thirteen mayors from British Columbia's largest cities want the province's political leaders to state their positions on four key issues including housing, addictions and transit.

Highlights of the British Columbia NDP's election platform

VANCOUVER — Highlights of the British Columbia NDP's platform in the Oct.

Toddler dies after he and mom hit by car while crossing street in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Police say a toddler has died after he and his mother were hit by a car while crossing a street in Coquitlam, B.C. The two were hit at about 6:30 p.m. Monday in the Westwood Plateau neighbourhood.
Two parties say COVID-19 vaccine to be free for all in B.C.

Two parties say COVID-19 vaccine to be free for all in B.C.

VANCOUVER — The leaders of British Columbia's two major political parties say every person in the province will be eligible to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine once one is approved and available.
Liberals promise 10-lane bridge over Fraser River, would dump NDP Massey Tunnel plan

Liberals promise 10-lane bridge over Fraser River, would dump NDP Massey Tunnel plan

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's Liberals and New Democrats took a long-running dispute over how to build a replacement for the George Massey Tunnel in Metro Vancouver to the campaign trail Monday.
Inpatient admissions suspended at Delta Hospital due to COVID-19 outbreak

Inpatient admissions suspended at Delta Hospital due to COVID-19 outbreak

DELTA, B.C. — The hospital in Delta., B.C., is not admitting new inpatients due to an outbreak of COVID-19, though the emergency department remains open and all scheduled surgeries will continue.

Independent Investigation Office probes police action after woman hurt in Chase, B.C.

CHASE, B.C. — B.C.'s police watchdog has been to the southern Interior community of Chase, where a young woman was seriously injured last Friday after jumping from a bridge.
Focus on innovation, not alcohol, key to survival for restaurants: experts

Focus on innovation, not alcohol, key to survival for restaurants: experts

VANCOUVER — The pandemic may serve as an opportunity for the restaurant industry to innovate in order to avoid closures as public health measures limit the sale of booze and erode already thin profit margins, say addiction and business experts. Dr.
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