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B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

B.C. records 887 more cases of COVID-19, with death toll now at 384

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 887 new cases of COVID-19 as the province nears 30,000 infections from the illness. Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
Indigenous groups criticize ABC series 'Big Sky' for insensitivity to MMIWG

Indigenous groups criticize ABC series 'Big Sky' for insensitivity to MMIWG

VANCOUVER — Indigenous critics of ABC's kidnapping drama "Big Sky" say it fails to acknowledge real-life missing and murdered Indigenous women and are extending their grievance to CTV for airing the series in Canada without added context.

Four B.C. men face gambling charge after raid uncovers alleged poker ring in Burnaby

BURNABY, B.C. — Four men are facing charges after police say they broke up a gambling ring in Metro Vancouver. The illegal gambling team linked to B.C.
B.C. working on vaccine rollout plan as province records 738 new COVID-19 cases

B.C. working on vaccine rollout plan as province records 738 new COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — Provincial health officials say they are working on British Columbia's plan to handle COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, says Dr.
Vacancy taxes put more rental condos in Metro Vancouver market: CMHC study

Vacancy taxes put more rental condos in Metro Vancouver market: CMHC study

VANCOUVER — The Canada Mortgage Housing Corp. says more than 11,000 condos were added to rental market in Metro Vancouver last year, spurred in part by taxes on empty homes.

Woman suffers heart attack after being spit upon by man refusing to wear mask

NELSON, B.C. — A hotel worker in Nelson, B.C., suffered a heart attack shortly after a confrontation with a patron who refused to wear a mask and wouldn't leave the hotel's coffee shop.
B.C. sees spike in COVID-19 cases as officials call on public to follow health orders

B.C. sees spike in COVID-19 cases as officials call on public to follow health orders

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials are reporting a dramatic spike in COVID-19 cases, while they order a pause indoor physical activities. B.C. recorded 941 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and 10 deaths.
Vancouver proposes tax hike as COVID-19 digs a $100-million revenue hole

Vancouver proposes tax hike as COVID-19 digs a $100-million revenue hole

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver says the COVID-19 pandemic has had a "significant impact" on its finances, including a projected $85-million drop in revenue and $13 million in additional costs.
B.C. health officials try to clear up confusion over COVID-19 restrictions

B.C. health officials try to clear up confusion over COVID-19 restrictions

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials are working to clear up confusion surrounding COVID-19 restriction guidelines announced last week. Provincial health officer Dr.
B.C. Liberals name legislator Shirley Bond as interim party leader

B.C. Liberals name legislator Shirley Bond as interim party leader

VICTORIA — Longtime legislature member Shirley Bond will serve as the B.C. Liberal party's interim leader after Andrew Wilkinson's resignation on Saturday.