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BC Hydro offering deferrals, payment plans for people affected by COVID-19

BC Hydro offering deferrals, payment plans for people affected by COVID-19

BC Hydro has announced a plan to help customers struggling to pay their bills because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Provincial approval moves Saanich, B.C., closer to plastic bag ban

Provincial approval moves Saanich, B.C., closer to plastic bag ban

SAANICH, B.C. — The British Columbia government has reviewed and approved a bylaw proposed by the District of Saanich that will allow the Victoria-area suburb to eliminate single-use plastic grocery bags.
Schools a good place for kids during pandemic – for now: top B.C. health officer

Schools a good place for kids during pandemic – for now: top B.C. health officer

“If there are risks in schools absolutely we will close them. Otherwise we need to look at how we can make schools safe,” said Dr. Bonnie Henry
B.C. health officials advise against travel outside Canada, 250-plus gatherings

B.C. health officials advise against travel outside Canada, 250-plus gatherings

VANCOUVER — Health officials in British Columbia are advising against all non-essential travel outside of Canada including to the United States as COVID-19 continues its global spread.
ICBC adding enhanced security features to ID cards

ICBC adding enhanced security features to ID cards

ICBC is tackling identity fraud with new enhanced security features
Mountie in Richmond, B.C., charged after indecent acts investigated in Vancouver

Mountie in Richmond, B.C., charged after indecent acts investigated in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — An RCMP officer in British Columbia has been charged with 11 counts related to alleged indecent acts. A statement from the Richmond detachment says the incidents allegedly occurred near a school in Vancouver. Supt.
'Riverdale' production halts in Vancouver due to novel coronavirus concerns

'Riverdale' production halts in Vancouver due to novel coronavirus concerns

VANCOUVER — Warner Bros. Television says the Vancouver-based production of teen drama "Riverdale" has been halted until further notice.
British Columbia focuses on long-term care homes in COVID-19 fight

British Columbia focuses on long-term care homes in COVID-19 fight

VICTORIA — British Columbia will put more focus on enhancing prevention of the novel coronavirus at long-term care facilities to protect vulnerable elderly people and staff, the provincial health officer said Wednesday. Dr.
Coquihalla Highway closed southbound after crash on snowy roads

Coquihalla Highway closed southbound after crash on snowy roads

A jack-knifed semi has closed the southbound lanes of the Coquihalla.
Death of Aussie woman found in Whistler lake ruled a suicide

Death of Aussie woman found in Whistler lake ruled a suicide

Alison Raspa had been missing for several months before her body was discovered in March 2018.