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BC Hydro makes plans as power demand plummets due to COVID-19 pandemic

VANCOUVER — The spring runoff and an "unprecedented" drop in the demand for electricity because of COVID-19 is forcing BC Hydro to shut down some of its operations and spill water from its dams.

Unseasonable heat shatters temperature records in across B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia enjoyed record-breaking heat over the weekend. Environment Canada says preliminary data shows 17 heat records were set in B.C. on Sunday, including a temperature of 29.1 C in White Rock, smashing the old record of 26.
B.C.’s road to recovery: Build trust when reopening offices: experts

B.C.’s road to recovery: Build trust when reopening offices: experts

What will the post-COVID-19 workplace look like in a world without a vaccine to guarantee immunity?
Reopening B.C. daycares: a matter of safety and numbers

Reopening B.C. daycares: a matter of safety and numbers

Daycares across the province have been given the green light to re-open mid-May - but things are going to be different

Human remains found in central B.C. as RCMP search for possible kidnap victim

QUESNEL, B.C. — RCMP in central British Columbia say they are trying to determine the identity of human remains found in a rural area of Quesnel last week.

Blast at Vancouver Island marina kills one, injures two, destroys two boats

NORTH SAANICH , B.C. — One person is dead and two others have been hurt in an explosion and fire at a marina on southern Vancouver Island.
Cascadia Air delays air taxi launch to help B.C.'s rural communities

Cascadia Air delays air taxi launch to help B.C.'s rural communities

Instead of flying customers to destinations across B.C. this spring, new airline Cascadia Air is carrying personnel and cargo supplies to remote communities.
Mystery writer sets thrilling tales of deception in North Vancouver

Mystery writer sets thrilling tales of deception in North Vancouver

Rachel Greenaway's latest book in the series, River of Lies, was published in March.

B.C. looks to find ways to allow family visits at care homes: Dr. Bonnie Henry

VICTORIA — British Columbia is developing plans to allow family members to return to long-term care facilities to visit relatives, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Saturday.
B.C. confirms 15 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,330

B.C. confirms 15 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,330

There are two additional deaths.