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Millions for addiction and mental health in B.C.'s budget for 'unprecedented need'

Millions for addiction and mental health in B.C.'s budget for 'unprecedented need'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says the government is making the largest investment in mental health and addictions in the province's history as part of Budget 2021.
How this Vancouver eatery is handling B.C.'s extended indoor dining ban (VIDEO)

How this Vancouver eatery is handling B.C.'s extended indoor dining ban (VIDEO)

"I think it's going to be a little bit haywire on the back half of this year."
B.C. budget big on social and health care spending

B.C. budget big on social and health care spending

Budget has no new taxes, $13 billion in new spending and $9.7 billion deficit

Highlights of the B.C. budget, which includes billions in pandemic recovery spending

VICTORIA — Highlights of the British Columbia budget presented Tuesday: — $26.4 billion capital plan over three years to build hospitals, schools, transit and roads while creating 85,000 jobs.
B.C. budget extends business support programs

B.C. budget extends business support programs

Budget lacking in its vision for a competitive, post-pandemic economy: GVBOT
B.C. forecasts smaller deficits, slow recovery over next three years

B.C. forecasts smaller deficits, slow recovery over next three years

Real GDP won’t return to pre-pandemic levels until 2022, according to the Ministry of Finance
Flames destroy unfinished condo in Langley, B.C., force nearby residents to evacuate

Flames destroy unfinished condo in Langley, B.C., force nearby residents to evacuate

LANGLEY, B.C. — A huge fire has destroyed two six-storey condominium towers under construction in Langley, B.C. The fire broke out around 9:30 p.m.
Police say 20-year-old targeted in deadly shooting in Coquitlam, B.C.

Police say 20-year-old targeted in deadly shooting in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Homicide detectives say a 20-year-old man was shot to death Monday evening in Coquitlam, B.C. Sgt.
Updated: Christy Clark says casino oversight was seldom on her radar as premier

Updated: Christy Clark says casino oversight was seldom on her radar as premier

“Never did we say revenue considerations would come before stopping criminal activity,” former premier tells Cullen inquiry into money laundering.
Paul Mochrie is Vancouver’s new city manager

Paul Mochrie is Vancouver’s new city manager

Mochrie served in acting role after Sadhu Johnston retired as city manager