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Search for missing B.C. woman prompts homicide fears, second death

VANCOUVER — Police are releasing more details about a British Columbia woman they fear may be the victim of a homicide.

Vancouver chicken plant closed after 28 workers test positive for COVID-19

VICTORIA — A chicken processing plant in Vancouver has been closed after 28 workers tested positive for COVID-19, the provincial health officer said Tuesday. Dr. Bonnie Henry said a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the United Poultry Co. Ltd.
Canada goose shot with arrow wanders interior B.C. lakefront

Canada goose shot with arrow wanders interior B.C. lakefront

Zipcar to close operations and drive out of British Columbia on May 1

VANCOUVER — Car-sharing service Zipcar says it will stop operations on May 1 in British Columbia.

Vancouver's zero-waste policy runs afoul of its request for take-out containers

Vancouver is asking for donations of take-out containers and bottled water in what is an odd twist to the city's zero waste policies. The city says it needs the items to tackle hunger and thirst amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flood warnings upgraded for much of B.C.'s Cariboo, Chilcotin regions

VANCOUVER — Flood warnings have been issued for a wide area of central British Columbia and the River Forecast Centre warns river levels will continue to rise through Wednesday.
Alert Bay's tsunami siren signals curfew to fight COVID-19, says B.C. mayor

Alert Bay's tsunami siren signals curfew to fight COVID-19, says B.C. mayor

ALERT BAY, B.C. — A remote coastal British Columbia community is preparing to sound its tsunami warning siren to help impose a nightly curfew to fight COVID-19, says the mayor of Alert Bay.
High housing costs are harmful to public interest, says BC Supreme Court judge

High housing costs are harmful to public interest, says BC Supreme Court judge

Masks now encouraged for B.C. ferry passengers

Masks now encouraged for B.C. ferry passengers

Demand will fuel B.C. real estate in 2021 after COVID recession: report

VANCOUVER — A report from the B.C. Real Estate Association says the 2020 COVID-driven recession will be deep, although it could be shorter than other Canadian economic downturns.
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