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Pedestrian killed after being struck by three vehicles in Abbotsford, B.C.

Pedestrian killed after being struck by three vehicles in Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police say a pedestrian has died after being struck by three vehicles in Abbotsford, B.C. Officers responded to a collision on Highway 1 near the boundary between Abbotsford and Langley, B.C., early Sunday morning.
One person dead in New Year's Eve fire on Vancouver Island, RCMP say

One person dead in New Year's Eve fire on Vancouver Island, RCMP say

DUNCAN, B.C. — RCMP say one person died in a fire on New Year's Eve in Duncan, B.C. Staff Sgt. Kurt Bosnell says in a statement the fire broke out on the fourth floor of a residential building.
B.C.'s top doctor says 'start 2021 in the right space' by not gathering to celebrate

B.C.'s top doctor says 'start 2021 in the right space' by not gathering to celebrate

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer is urging people to start 2021 by following COVID-19 precautions to prevent a surge in cases similar to those in other jurisdictions. Dr.
Province reports COVID cases jumped by 683 in the last day

Province reports COVID cases jumped by 683 in the last day

B.C. has seen a small resurgence of new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours after seeing new infection numbers level off for much of the last week.
Heavy rain and snow warnings start the New Year for parts of B.C.

Heavy rain and snow warnings start the New Year for parts of B.C.

VANCOUVER — Rain and snowfall warnings have been posted for several areas in B.C. heading into the New Year. Environment Canada has issued rainfall warnings for Metro Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast, west Vancouver Island and Howe Sound.
B.C. restaurants: 'Shame on Dr. Henry' for NYE alcohol sales ban

B.C. restaurants: 'Shame on Dr. Henry' for NYE alcohol sales ban

B.C.’s restaurant sector has a simple, direct response to the Provincial Health Officer Bonnie Henry’s decision – announced only one day ahead of time – to ban alcohol sales from 8 p.m. on New Year’s Eve to 9 a.m. the next day.
B.C. restricting alcohol sales, service on New Year's Eve to limit 'risky behaviour'

B.C. restricting alcohol sales, service on New Year's Eve to limit 'risky behaviour'

VICTORIA — Health officials in British Columbia are cutting off alcohol sales on New Year's Eve in an effort to prevent gatherings where COVID-19 can spread. Last call for alcohol will be at 8 p.m. on New Year's Eve and the ban continues until 9 a.m.
Liquor sales to be restricted on New Year’s Eve in B.C.

Liquor sales to be restricted on New Year’s Eve in B.C.

Government also announces 485 new cases of the coronavirus in the last 24 hours, putting the provincial total of active cases at 7,551, with 379 people in hospital, including 77 in intensive care
Pandemic shifts subject, but non-emergency calls to 911 still a danger: dispatcher

Pandemic shifts subject, but non-emergency calls to 911 still a danger: dispatcher

VANCOUVER — The dispatcher that handles most of British Columbia's 911 calls says COVID-19 gave a different twist to some calls this year, but E-Comm's annual list of nuisance callers reveals little change elsewhere.
Construction survey shows B.C. firms expect less work in 2021 but need more workers

Construction survey shows B.C. firms expect less work in 2021 but need more workers

VANCOUVER — The association representing construction employers in British Columbia says most expect less work in 2021, although employees will see wages climb.