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Inmates, staff of federal prison in B.C. get masks as authorities step up hygiene

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Authorities at a federal institution in British Columbia say they have stepped up precautionary measures after more than 100 inmates were tested positive for the new coronavirus.
Province examining re-opening provincial parks 'in a safe way'

Province examining re-opening provincial parks 'in a safe way'

"We are looking at how we can open up the parks in a safe way as we start to transition to our new normal"
Pemberton dog recovering after suspected poisoning

Pemberton dog recovering after suspected poisoning

The B.C. Conservation Officer Service is looking for information on the incident that killed two coyotes.

B.C. records COVID-19 related death at a First Nations community

VANCOUVER — British Columbia counted its first COVID-19-related death in a First Nations community on Saturday, the province's top doctor said as she announced 95 more people had been diagnosed with the virus. Dr.
Pandemic fears, financial fallout lead to rise in domestic violence

Pandemic fears, financial fallout lead to rise in domestic violence

According to Metro Vancouver Crime Stoppers, the number of reports to Vancouver’s Battered Women’s Support Services has increased 300% since the COVID-19 pandemic began. 
B.C. woman awakes to be told she had died months ago

B.C. woman awakes to be told she had died months ago

Wilma Williams had a rough start to her Monday.
B.C. confirms 95 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 1,948

B.C. confirms 95 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 1,948

There have been an additional two deaths, bringing B.C.'s provincial total to 100.
B.C. to move homeless people into temporary shelters to protect from pandemic

B.C. to move homeless people into temporary shelters to protect from pandemic

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is looking to temporarily relocate people from tent encampments in Vancouver and Victoria to hotel and community centre accommodations to protect them from the ongoing pandemic.
Poll shows mental health toll of COVID-19 pandemic, isolation on British Columbians

Poll shows mental health toll of COVID-19 pandemic, isolation on British Columbians

The survey shows women are feeling the mental effects of the pandemic harder, on average.
What it's like to be a long-haul truck driver in Canada and the U.S. during a pandemic

What it's like to be a long-haul truck driver in Canada and the U.S. during a pandemic

Truck driver Thomas Bradbury: 'Right now, produce is like gold.'