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Ferry sailings out of Vancouver filling up on eve of long weekend

Ferry sailings out of Vancouver filling up on eve of long weekend

The Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal is a busy place this Friday morning
B.C. minister 'cannot remain silent' about increasing anti-Asian hate crimes

B.C. minister 'cannot remain silent' about increasing anti-Asian hate crimes

VICTORIA — British Columbia's minister responsible for multiculturalism says she can no longer remain silent about the rising number of hate crimes toward people of Asian heritage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. dental offices closed by COVID-19 won't be re-opening May 19

B.C. dental offices closed by COVID-19 won't be re-opening May 19

PPE shortage also being seen in dental practices across the province
Pandemic puppy scams skyrocket, warns Better Business Bureau

Pandemic puppy scams skyrocket, warns Better Business Bureau

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a surge in dog-related cons as self-isolated families look for some four-legged companionship.

B.C. dentists' group says it wants guidelines before reopening for service

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Dental Association says its members' offices won't be open for service until it gets further direction on protecting patients and staff from COVID-19.
Dr. Henry offers advice for long weekend BBQ plans

Dr. Henry offers advice for long weekend BBQ plans

Have the hot dogs, hold the hugs
BC Hydro to ramp up construction at Site C

BC Hydro to ramp up construction at Site C

The phased approach is based on the provincial health guidelines for industrial camps
Quarter of B.C. non-profits fear closure by November

Quarter of B.C. non-profits fear closure by November

PPE needed, vulnerable clients left at risk, staffs stressed
More than 70% of B.C. residents support province’s plan to reopen economy: poll

More than 70% of B.C. residents support province’s plan to reopen economy: poll

The numbers so far would suggest that only high earners and middle-aged residents are aching for a fast return to economic activity.

Pandemic reduces ICBC's claim costs, but crashes investments, says Eby

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 pandemic has sideswiped British Columbia's public vehicle insurer, but the attorney general says it's too soon to assess the potential damage. David Eby, who is also the minister responsible for the Insurance Corporation of B.