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High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

VICTORIA — Seniors in British Columbia's long-term care homes and hospitals will be the first to get immunized against COVID-19 starting in the first week of January with two vaccines, the province's top doctor says. Dr.

Transportation Safety Board team to probe lifeboat incident off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English Bay, off Vancouver.

RCMP say woman, 30, dies of apparent gunshot wounds in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Surrey, B.C. Police say officers responded to what they were told was a single-vehicle crash in an alleyway on Thursday morning.
Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

Report finds no obvious cause of Old Fort landslide in northeastern B.C.

VICTORIA — A report from British Columbia's chief inspector of mines says the cause of a slow-moving landslide that has threatened a tiny B.C. community may never be determined.
B.C. records 12 more COVID-19 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel

B.C. records 12 more COVID-19 deaths as top doctor warns against non-essential travel

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says COVID-19 cases have levelled off in the Fraser and Vancouver Coastal health regions, but they've been rising in the North, Interior and to a lesser extent on Vancouver Island. Dr.
Military helicopter, plane dispatched to rescue Mountie and suspect in ravine

Military helicopter, plane dispatched to rescue Mountie and suspect in ravine

BRIDESVILLE, B.C. — The RCMP say two military aircraft rescued a police officer and an alleged trespasser after a foot chase led them into a steep ravine with no easy way out in British Columbia's southern Interior.
NDP to put forward Raj Chouhan as B.C. legislature Speaker

NDP to put forward Raj Chouhan as B.C. legislature Speaker

VICTORIA — The New Democrats will nominate a longtime member of the B.C. legislature to serve as Speaker.

Homicide detectives seek information after death of Burnaby teen attacked Nov. 29

BURNABY, B.C. — The death of a teenager in Burnaby, B.C., is now being investigated as a homicide. A statement from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says the 18-year-old woman was found in a Burnaby home on Sunday.

More than 10,000 people in B.C. under active monitoring after COVID-19 exposures

VICTORIA — British Columbia recorded 656 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday as officials urged residents not to bend public health rules. Provincial health officer Dr.

Man injured after vehicle plunges nine metres off BC Ferries ramp to pavement

DELTA, B.C. — A man has critical injuries after the vehicle he was driving plunged about nine metres from a BC Ferries exit ramp to the pavement below.