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Man accused in Surrey Six case faces new trial after appeal allowed by court

Man accused in Surrey Six case faces new trial after appeal allowed by court

VANCOUVER — An Appeal Court has sent a man facing a murder charge back to trial in a case stemming from the murders of six people in Surrey, B.C. Jamie Bacon was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to murder.
BC Parks’ camping facilities are reopening on June 1

BC Parks’ camping facilities are reopening on June 1

The Discover Camping website and call centre will begin taking reservations on Monday, May 25
Threat of flooding puts Cache Creek residents back on evacuation alert

Threat of flooding puts Cache Creek residents back on evacuation alert

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — Some residents of Cache Creek, B.C., are being warned they may need to leave their homes as a river threatens to breach its banks.
COVID-19 pandemic adds risk to wildfire season: B.C. forests minister

COVID-19 pandemic adds risk to wildfire season: B.C. forests minister

NEW HAZELTON, B.C. — The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the danger of British Columbia's wildfire season and the province's forests minister says public help is crucial to reducing fires.
Province to conduct random inspections as businesses re-open

Province to conduct random inspections as businesses re-open

This will include inspections of restaurants and salons, as well as factories, manufacturers and service providers
TransLink's COVID-19 recovery adds routes, cleaning, urges passengers wear masks

TransLink's COVID-19 recovery adds routes, cleaning, urges passengers wear masks

VANCOUVER — The corporation overseeing Metro Vancouver's transportation network says it is restoring routes, enhancing cleaning and recommending passengers wear masks as B.C.'s COVID-19 restart begins.
Province to conduct random inspections as businesses re-open

Province to conduct random inspections as businesses re-open

Inspections will take place across sectors, and penalties could be issued if re-opening rules are not followed
Premier assures B.C. teachers returning to schools is safe

Premier assures B.C. teachers returning to schools is safe

Horgan told B.C. teachers Wednesday that increasing the number of students in classes in June will not compromise their safety
Nearly 600 campers moved into temporary housing amid COVID-19: B.C. government

Nearly 600 campers moved into temporary housing amid COVID-19: B.C. government

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government and advocates for homeless people are at odds over whether moving hundreds of people into temporary housing amid the COVID-19 pandemic has been successful.
Premier says B.C. legislature could look like 'Hollywood Squares' next month

Premier says B.C. legislature could look like 'Hollywood Squares' next month

VICTORIA — Politicians in British Columbia will return to a new look legislature next month where efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 could see the house taking on the appearance of a TV game show, says Premier John Horgan.