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Mass coronavirus infections among B.C. children projected if no further measures taken: scientists

Mass coronavirus infections among B.C. children projected if no further measures taken: scientists

Close to 7,800 infections per day among children aged 0-19 could be expected by mid-October under the status quo, according to new modelling
B.C. reports 2 new deaths, 689 new COVID-19 cases as Interior Health fuels rise

B.C. reports 2 new deaths, 689 new COVID-19 cases as Interior Health fuels rise

VICTORIA — British Columbia has reported 689 new cases of COVID-19, with infections in the Interior Health region driving the upward trend. There are currently 5,982 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.
Cooler weather has helped calm fire behaviour across B.C.

Cooler weather has helped calm fire behaviour across B.C.

The favourable weather conditions have allowed crews to shore up their containment lines on some of the larger fires.
Tribunal rejects mask human rights complaint against New West business

Tribunal rejects mask human rights complaint against New West business

No evidence of breathing health disability, adjudicator says
Two Indigenous place names restored on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

Two Indigenous place names restored on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast

SECHELT, B.C. — The British Columbia government says two English place names on the Sunshine Coast are changing to reflect the language and culture of local Indigenous Peoples.
Trudeau promises $9B to address long-term care 'shortfalls' during Victoria campaign stop

Trudeau promises $9B to address long-term care 'shortfalls' during Victoria campaign stop

Liberal Leader says he would boost minimum wage for support workers to $25
Man bitten in latest confrontation with coyote in Vancouver's Stanley Park

Man bitten in latest confrontation with coyote in Vancouver's Stanley Park

VANCOUVER — Conservation officers say another person has been bitten by an aggressive coyote in Vancouver's Stanley Park.

Forty-nine arrested at blockade protesting old-growth logging on Vancouver Island

LAKE COWICHAN, B.C. — RCMP arrested another 49 people as officers continued to enforce a BC Supreme Court injunction order in the Fairy Creek Watershed area on Wednesday.
B.C. reports one death, 553 new COVID-19 cases as active infections rise

B.C. reports one death, 553 new COVID-19 cases as active infections rise

VICTORIA — British Columbia has reported 553 new cases of COVID-19 as the upward trend continues across the province, particularly in the Interior Health region.
A tale of two B.C. fentanyl dealers: Why one went to prison, and the other didn’t

A tale of two B.C. fentanyl dealers: Why one went to prison, and the other didn’t

Oliver Chau and Donna Howard were sentenced in July for separate drug dealing offences in Kelowna and Surrey