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Large protest gatherings pose COVID-19 risks: B.C. health officials

VICTORIA — Large public gatherings, including anti-racism protests, pose health risks during a pandemic, British Columbia's top health officials said Monday. Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said people in B.C.
Parent, superintendent, trustee report smooth return to classrooms in B.C.

Parent, superintendent, trustee report smooth return to classrooms in B.C.

VANCOUVER — It was a relatively easy decision for Dean McGee to send his children back to high school in Surrey, B.C., on Monday.
B.C. government to protect some small businesses from evictions

B.C. government to protect some small businesses from evictions

Those have suffered significant revenue losses during the COVID-19 pandemic will be protected
B.C. may allow licensed cannabis retailers to accept online payments, deliver

B.C. may allow licensed cannabis retailers to accept online payments, deliver

TSB, coroner, probe fatal switching accident in CN Rail yard in Surrey, B.C.

TSB, coroner, probe fatal switching accident in CN Rail yard in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — Canadian National Railway confirms one of its employees has been killed while performing switching operations in a rail yard in Surrey, B.C.

Metro Vancouver transit police ask for help to identify hate crime suspect

VANCOUVER — Transit police in Metro Vancouver are asking for help as they try to identify a woman suspected of ridiculing and then punching a teenage girl in an apparent hate crime last month.

Suspects in custody after B.C. home invasion targeted dog, RCMP say

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — Two men are in custody and facing charges after what RCMP in Prince George, B.C., say was a home invasion where a dog was the target.

Evacuation alert, state of emergency declared in B.C.’s central Kootenay

NELSON, B.C. — A regional district in southern B.C. has declared a state of local emergency and issued an evacuation alert for all but two of its communities over flooding concerns caused by a weekend storm.

B.C. watchdog called in after man suffers serious injuries, dies during arrest

SURREY, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog has been called in after a man who allegedly stole a taxi died from serious injuries suffered during his arrest.
Number of students returning is a wild card as B.C. schools set to reopen Monday

Number of students returning is a wild card as B.C. schools set to reopen Monday

VANCOUVER — When students board the school bus on Monday in Williams Lake, B.C., they'll be greeted by a bus driver wearing a protective visor and will take a seat by themselves unless they live with another student.