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B.C. government authorized expanded police presence in Wet'suwet'en area: letter

VICTORIA — Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs say Premier John Horgan wasn't truthful when he said the province had no control over the RCMP before Mounties enforced an injunction against pipeline opponents in northern British Columbia last month.
B.C. activates pandemic plan, ready to escalate if needed for COVID-19

B.C. activates pandemic plan, ready to escalate if needed for COVID-19

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has activated a pandemic co-ordination plan to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak that has sickened 21 people in the province and is prepared to escalate the plan if needed.
Camera surveillance spurs complaints from B.C. condo dwellers

Camera surveillance spurs complaints from B.C. condo dwellers

B.C. condo dwellers have expressed concerns or say they want to know more about the use of video surveillance by stratas

Indigenous justice strategy "to make difference for generations," says Eby

NANAIMO, B.C.
B.C. ready to curb price-gouging, restrict travel if COVID-19 escalates

B.C. ready to curb price-gouging, restrict travel if COVID-19 escalates

B.C.'s plan to tackle coronavirus is based on the province's influenza pandemic plan

No public hearing will be held into Vancouver police officer's dismissal

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's police complaint commissioner has decided not to hold a public hearing into the dismissal of a senior Vancouver police officer for discreditable conduct after an inappropriate relationship with a junior constable who di
Researchers call on B.C. to ditch plan to switch to permanent daylight time

Researchers call on B.C. to ditch plan to switch to permanent daylight time

VANCOUVER — Sleep and mental health researchers are calling on British Columbia to ditch plans to switch to permanent daylight time in keeping with three neighbouring American states as other provinces also consider abandoning the spring and fall tim
Cruise ship being held off California for coronavirus testing scheduled to come to B.C.

Cruise ship being held off California for coronavirus testing scheduled to come to B.C.

“Is it enough to screen people who are coming on board a cruise? Is that working?”
New ICBC rules could lower insurance premiums

New ICBC rules could lower insurance premiums

Under the legislation drivers could save about $400 a year with the lower insurance premiums.
B.C. coronavirus cases climb to 21

B.C. coronavirus cases climb to 21

Half of the newest cases, however, are not connected to any previous cases of COVID-19