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Vancouver parents concerned about sending children back to school

Vancouver parents concerned about sending children back to school

District’s back-to-school plan needs approval from Ministry of Education
US officials install cable barrier along Canadian border at Aldergrove

US officials install cable barrier along Canadian border at Aldergrove

It was put in place in an effort to curb “dangerous criminal enterprises,” says the U.S. Border Patrol

Youngster dead, woman hurt as tree falls on hiking group near Chilliwack, B.C.

YARROW, B.C. — A five-year-old boy has been killed in an accident involving a group of hikers on a walk east of Vancouver.
Controversial new mural in B.C. city draws reactions from around the world

Controversial new mural in B.C. city draws reactions from around the world

Some have accused it of being pornographic and promoting drug use
B.C.'s active COVID-19 infections climb to new record high: 798

B.C.'s active COVID-19 infections climb to new record high: 798

Before this week, the highest number of active COVID-19 infections in B.C. was 717, on April 28
5-year-old boy killed by falling tree on Chilliwack hiking trail

5-year-old boy killed by falling tree on Chilliwack hiking trail

"This group was local to the Chilliwack area and consisted of children being supervised on a day hike along the trail."

Body of an Alberta man who tried to save family dog is found in B.C. river

KIMBERLEY, B.C. — The body of an Edmonton man who was swept down the Kootenay River in southeastern B.C. last month has been recovered.

Increase in COVID testing centres and hours as case count increases in B.C.

VICTORIA — Testing for COVID-19 is being stepped up as the number of new cases increases in British Columbia. Health Minister Adrian Dix and deputy provincial health officer Dr.
Fraser Health expanding access to COVID-19 assessment and testing

Fraser Health expanding access to COVID-19 assessment and testing

The health authority says they want to ensure they are minimizing the risk of COVID-19 transmission in their communities
At least one home destroyed in 1,400 hectare Christie Mountain wildfire south of Penticton

At least one home destroyed in 1,400 hectare Christie Mountain wildfire south of Penticton

The Christie Mountain wildfire is now estimated at 1,400 hectares and wildfire activity is expected to increase as the heat of the day goes on.