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B.C. teacher who caused high school fire suspended

B.C. teacher who caused high school fire suspended

The disciplinary action is one of four released by the B.C. commissioner for teacher regulation.
Police respond to B.C. campground after camper pulls gun during dispute

Police respond to B.C. campground after camper pulls gun during dispute

The woman reportedly retrieved a rifle from her trailer after accusing another camper of killing her dog

Return of Indigenous remains, artifacts vital part of reconciliation: adviser

VICTORIA — Dan Smith of the Wei Wai Kum First Nation says the repatriation of ancestral remains and cultural objects has been a long time coming for many Indigenous communities in British Columbia.
B.C. hands foreign-arrival COVID screening to Ottawa

B.C. hands foreign-arrival COVID screening to Ottawa

Between April 10 and June 15, more than 72,400 foreign arrivals to B.C. were screened
B.C. resort communities balancing safety, economics as they reopen

B.C. resort communities balancing safety, economics as they reopen

The province has indicated it will move to Phase Three of its restart plan next week, allowing travel throughout B.C., opening of hotels and resorts and broader opening of parks.
Hammer attack on mother nets B.C. man 5.5-year sentence

Hammer attack on mother nets B.C. man 5.5-year sentence

“I love you,” son said before repeatedly attacking mother

Creeping slide prompts evacuation alert, road closure in Old Fort, B.C.

OLD FORT, B.C. — A slow-moving landslide has closed the only road into a small community along British Columbia's Peace River for the second time in less than two years. Residents of Old Fort, B.C.
Indigenous Day: B.C. minister acknowledges province’s ‘very dark’ history

Indigenous Day: B.C. minister acknowledges province’s ‘very dark’ history

An in-depth interview on the state of Indigenous peoples’ lives and issues in British Columbia in 2020
Study finds depression linked to greater risk of heart disease

Study finds depression linked to greater risk of heart disease

According to the study, greater awareness of the physical health risks associated with depression is needed.
Poll finds steady support for B.C. government’s housing taxes

Poll finds steady support for B.C. government’s housing taxes

Practically four in five British Columbians agree with the provincial government’s decision to increase the foreign buyer’s tax and expand it to areas located outside of Metro Vancouver.