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B.C. secures new supply of surgical masks that exceed Health Canada standards

VICTORIA — Millions of respirator masks that British Columbia purchased from a manufacturer in China have been given a stamp of approval by separate labs, making them available for health workers, Health Minister Adrian Dix said.
Video of officer seen punching driver to be investigated: Kelowna, B.C., RCMP

Video of officer seen punching driver to be investigated: Kelowna, B.C., RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — A video circulating on social media that appears to show a Mountie punching a combative driver doesn't tell the full story, the Kelowna, British Columbia, detachment's top officer said Tuesday.

Man charged with assault, kidnapping, suspected of removing monitoring bracelet

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they're looking for a 19-year-old man charged with kidnapping and assault who is suspected of removing a court-ordered monitoring bracelet. Police say Dyllan Petrin was arrested on the charges last July.
One in three students back in classrooms in British Columbia: minister

One in three students back in classrooms in British Columbia: minister

VICTORIA — About one third of students returned to classrooms in British Columbia Monday and Education Minister Rob Fleming said he expects those numbers to rise.

BC Ferries back in service on some routes after pause due to pandemic

VICTORIA — Services are resuming on some British Columbia ferry routes with more people travelling in the province as COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

B.C. immigration program well managed, but fraud, corruption are risks: auditor

VICTORIA — An immigration nominee program that brings workers to British Columbia fills labour gaps but needs to improve safeguards for fraud and corruption, says an audit. The B.C.

Police probe deaths of man and woman at home on B.C.'s Salt Spring Island

GANGES, B.C. — The Vancouver Island integrated major crime unit is investigating the deaths of a man and a woman found at a home on Salt Spring Island.
BCHL reviews several return-to-play plans for 2020-2021

BCHL reviews several return-to-play plans for 2020-2021

Wolf killed near Prince Rupert B.C. after rare attack on a human

Wolf killed near Prince Rupert B.C. after rare attack on a human

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Conservation officers in northwestern British Columbia have captured and killed a lone wolf that may have been responsible for a rare attack on a human.

Large protest gatherings pose COVID-19 risks: B.C. health officials

VICTORIA — Large public gatherings, including anti-racism protests, pose health risks during a pandemic, British Columbia's top health officials said Monday. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said people in B.C.
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