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'The Good Doctor' actor Schiff released from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

'The Good Doctor' actor Schiff released from hospital after COVID-19 treatment

VANCOUVER — Actor Richard Schiff, who appears on the Vancouver-filmed TV series "The Good Doctor," has been released from hospital after being treated this week for COVID-19.
More pandemic protection needed for B.C. seniors as second COVID-19 wave hits: report

More pandemic protection needed for B.C. seniors as second COVID-19 wave hits: report

BURNABY, B.C. — An organization representing seniors-care providers in British Columbia has released new recommendations as a second wave of COVID-19 descends on the province.
RCMP warn of toxic drugs after three deaths in 12 hours in Surrey, B.C.

RCMP warn of toxic drugs after three deaths in 12 hours in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Police suspect a deadly batch of drugs may be circulating in Surrey, B.C. A statement from Surrey RCMP says three people have died within 12 hours in the city and fatal overdoses are suspected in each case.
Six arrested after raids in Richmond, B.C., uncover drugs and guns

Six arrested after raids in Richmond, B.C., uncover drugs and guns

RICHMOND, B.C. — Six people have been arrested after RCMP in Richmond, B.C., conducted a series of raids on what they say were drug labs.
Surge in B.C. COVID-19 cases putting strain on health-care system, officials say

Surge in B.C. COVID-19 cases putting strain on health-care system, officials say

VICTORIA — British Columbia officials say the second wave of COVID-19 is starting to put a strain on the province's health-care system and they're asking people to help put the brakes on the spread of the virus.
B.C. premier unsure of quarantine plan for Vancouver Island travellers

B.C. premier unsure of quarantine plan for Vancouver Island travellers

VICTORIA — A proposed two-week quarantine for anyone travelling to Vancouver Island may not be the best way to proceed, British Columbia Premier John Horgan says. Horgan was commenting on a proposal from Dr.
"The Good Doctor" actor Richard Schiff hospitalized with COVID-19

"The Good Doctor" actor Richard Schiff hospitalized with COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Actor Richard Schiff, who appears on the Vancouver-filmed TV series "The Good Doctor," has been hospitalized with COVID-19, three weeks after testing positive for the virus.
Vancouver council approves plan that could set fees to drive into the downtown core

Vancouver council approves plan that could set fees to drive into the downtown core

Vancouver city council has approved a Climate Emergency Action Plan that could see a levy placed on all vehicles entering the downtown core. Green Coun. Pete Fry says in a social media post that council voted in favour of the plan Tuesday night.
Powerful winds, high tides raise flooding concerns as storm sweeps across B.C.

Powerful winds, high tides raise flooding concerns as storm sweeps across B.C.

VANCOUVER — A storm has battered coastal British Columbia with strong winds while blanketing many other parts of the province in snow.
B.C. education minister wants to avoid school closures completely

B.C. education minister wants to avoid school closures completely

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's education minister hopes the government will be able to avoid school closures under any scenario but he would defer to advice from public health officials should COVID-19 cases worsen.