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Charges laid after 6,000 medical masks allegedly stolen from retirement home

VANCOUVER — A man has been charged after police say more than 6,000 face masks and containers of hand sanitizer were stolen from a Vancouver retirement home. Const. Tania Visintin says the alleged theft happened April 29 at Terraces on 7th.
Man arrested after arrow shot into vehicle with family inside at B.C. intersection

Man arrested after arrow shot into vehicle with family inside at B.C. intersection

And it happened during the father's last week of paternity leave before he returns to work as a physician at the hospital
Despite lightened restrictions, travel out of and around B.C. still discouraged

Despite lightened restrictions, travel out of and around B.C. still discouraged

“Let's stay close to home. This is not the time for a road trip to another community for a hike or a holiday,” said Premier Horgan
Vancouver mayor, council encouraged by Horgan’s restart plan for economy

Vancouver mayor, council encouraged by Horgan’s restart plan for economy

Coun. Pete Fry: ‘It’s a good cue to stay optimistic yet cautious and resolute’
Life in B.C. can resume in mid-May, sort of: Province reveals four-part 'restart' plan

Life in B.C. can resume in mid-May, sort of: Province reveals four-part 'restart' plan

“This is not a return to normal … we’re going to a new normal," said PM Horgan
B.C.'s road to recovery: Health care set for painful post-pandemic decisions

B.C.'s road to recovery: Health care set for painful post-pandemic decisions

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced 16,100 scheduled surgeries to be indefinitely postponed so far in B.C.

B.C. to hold consultations on the 2021 budget but all gatherings will be virtual

VICTORIA — British Columbia's all-party legislative committee will hold public consultations on the upcoming provincial budget despite restrictions by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gangs producing drugs to get around border closures: Vancouver police

VANCOUVER — Gangs may be turning to producing illegal drugs in an effort to get around pandemic border closures and scrutiny on shipping routes, Vancouver police say.
Vancouver council moves to lower carbon pollution in new home construction

Vancouver council moves to lower carbon pollution in new home construction

New rules, which take effect January 2022, apply to low-rise homes no more than three storeys tall

Search for man, two vehicles after 'suspicious incident' in Quesnel, B.C.

QUESNEL, B.C. — Major crimes detectives have joined a missing person investigation in British Columbia's Interior looking into the disappearance of a man that RCMP say is suspicious.