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Vancouver looks to slow streets and space for patios, pedestrians amid COVID-19

Vancouver is considering plans to repurpose 50 kilometres of roadway in an effort to create more space for restaurant patios and lines outside of businesses, as well as walking and cycling, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

B.C. needs changes to keep cyber threats out of its election process: report

VICTORIA — British Columbia should update its Election Act to include cyber protection measures before next year's scheduled provincial election, says the chief electoral officer. Anton Boegman submitted a report to the B.C.

B.C. government says sorry as camping reservation system overwhelmed

VICTORIA — The government website for British Columbia residents booking provincial campsites was overwhelmed on Monday, prompting an apology from the Ministry of Environment.

Charges laid in pipeline protest outside B.C. Premier John Horgan's home

VICTORIA — The BC Prosecution Service says it has appointed a special prosecutor to oversee charges against three people in relation to allegations of mischief and trespass at the home of Premier John Horgan.

Eight arrested as Victoria police enforce order to clear tent encampments

VANCOUVER — Eight people have been arrested as officials work to clear tent camps at two locations in Victoria.

Police watchdog investigates man's death in B.C. after Mounties respond to call

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — RCMP say a man who allegedly shot at police attending a call about a distraught person with firearms died after an interaction with officers at a home in Chilliwack, B.C. Spokesman Cpl.

Shots fired at RCMP during standoff with 'distraught' male in Chilliwack, B.C.

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — RCMP in Chilliwack, B.C., say shots were fired at Mounties responding to a call about a "distraught male" Saturday night. Police say in a release that it happened around 10:00 p.m.

Ottawa's help needed so travellers follow quarantine plans: B.C.'s top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says she strongly encourages the federal government to use its resources to monitor international travellers entering the province instead of providing any help with contact tracing. Dr.

B.C. premier says lessons to learn from past racism during response to pandemic

VICTORIA — British Columbia's premier is paying tribute to nearly 400 South Asians who were forced to leave Canada due to discriminatory policies more than a century ago.

New COVID-19 outbreak identified at frozen fruit plant in Abbotsford, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — A new COVID-19 outbreak has been identified at a frozen fruit processing plant in Abbotsford, British Columbia.
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