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B.C.'s highest test positivity rate in Northern region, lowest in Vancouver Coastal

B.C.'s highest test positivity rate in Northern region, lowest in Vancouver Coastal

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's health minister is urging caution as COVID-19 numbers stabilize, saying the Northern region had a test positivity rate of 19 per cent on Wednesday compared with a rate of four to five per cent for the rest of the provin
Halloween car decorations prompt police call in the Kootenays

Halloween car decorations prompt police call in the Kootenays

RCMP removed the decorations.
'Terrible public display': Mayor, RCMP condemn Confederate Halloween display in Kelowna

'Terrible public display': Mayor, RCMP condemn Confederate Halloween display in Kelowna

Police, bylaw are investigating.
Patient airlifts from Northern B.C. continue to rise

Patient airlifts from Northern B.C. continue to rise

92% of northern health-care workers fully vaccinated
Surrey seeks court order to ban seven seniors from council meetings

Surrey seeks court order to ban seven seniors from council meetings

Court order follows a council resolution barring the senior citizens from meetings after they could not contain their criticism of the city’s police force transition.
B.C. highway drivers warned of snowy, slushy conditions

B.C. highway drivers warned of snowy, slushy conditions

Heads up if you plan on heading out of Vancouver and hitting the road
Man making $40k/year bought $32m in Vancouver real estate via CCP-linked offshore accounts

Man making $40k/year bought $32m in Vancouver real estate via CCP-linked offshore accounts

Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in B.C examined one instance in which a low-income man and his family bought $32 million worth of housing in Vancouver after transferring $114 million from largely obscure offshore accounts

Cariboo-area First Nation works with mining company to ensure expansion of B.C. mine

QUESNEL, B.C. — The British Columbia government says it has implemented mining permit changes requested jointly by a Cariboo-region First Nation and a mining firm, clearing the way for expansion of an underground gold mine near Quesnel.
B.C. auditor highlights COVID-19 relief program risks, budget dispute with government

B.C. auditor highlights COVID-19 relief program risks, budget dispute with government

VICTORIA — British Columbia's auditor general says he has a decade-long difference of opinion with the government over calculating the province's financial bottom line that now adds up to $6 billion.
'Solemn day' for B.C. as thousands of health-care workers defy vaccination deadline

'Solemn day' for B.C. as thousands of health-care workers defy vaccination deadline

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister called Tuesday a "solemn day" as 4,090 health care workers missed the deadline for mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and were placed on unpaid leave before they could potentially lose their job.