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BC Wildfire Service firefighters quarantined after returning from U.S. with COVID-19

BC Wildfire Service firefighters quarantined after returning from U.S. with COVID-19

Over a dozen of the infected firefighters are quarantining in Richmond
The fight for a better terminal expansion at Roberts Bank is necessary to mitigate further environmental risks

The fight for a better terminal expansion at Roberts Bank is necessary to mitigate further environmental risks

The Deltaport Berth 4 (DP4) plan backed by Global Container Terminals (GCT) presents an option at Roberts Bank to reduce the environmental and economic risks that Port of Vancouver’s RBT2 island would wage.
B.C. doctors encourage people to ‘mask up’

B.C. doctors encourage people to ‘mask up’

“We all have a responsibility to protect not just ourselves, but those around us who are vulnerable." 😷
Security hired to watch B.C. parents angered by COVID rules at youth soccer games

Security hired to watch B.C. parents angered by COVID rules at youth soccer games

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — A youth soccer club in Chilliwack, B.C., has hired a security firm to patrol the sidelines during games because of what the club describes as "borderline violent" confrontations over COVID-19 restrictions.
B.C. gamblers still backing Trump to win U.S. election

B.C. gamblers still backing Trump to win U.S. election

B.C. was the first province in Canada to offer novelty betting on the U.S. election back in 2014. Now players are wagering on a Trump second term.
Gearbox issue prevents BC Ferry from docking Tuesday, stranding passengers for hours

Gearbox issue prevents BC Ferry from docking Tuesday, stranding passengers for hours

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — Nearly 200 BC Ferries passengers finally disembarked from a broken-down ferry Tuesday night after being stuck aboard for hours.

Mechanical failure leaves nearly 200 passengers stranded on BC Ferries ship

TSAWWASSEN, B.C. — A mechanical failure has left nearly 200 BC Ferries passengers stranded on southwestern waters for hours. Passengers have been stuck on board the Queen of Alberni just outside of the Tsawwassen terminal.

Early morning apartment fire in Penticton, B.C., leaves two people dead

PENTICTON, B.C. — The Mounties say two people have died in an early morning fire Tuesday that partially destroyed a 30-unit apartment building in Penticton, B.C. RCMP spokesman Sgt.
B.C. formally extends provincial state of emergency again

B.C. formally extends provincial state of emergency again

B.C. is already in the longest state of emergency in provincial history.
B.C. confirms 217 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 13,588

B.C. confirms 217 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 13,588

5,101 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.