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British Columbia announces one additional death from COVID-19

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is warning people not to let their guard down against COVID-19 as the province prepares to allow more travel this summer. Provincial health officer Dr.
Workplace diversity gap stubbornly persistent in B.C.

Workplace diversity gap stubbornly persistent in B.C.

Will the current wave of calls for social justice improve the treatment of employees from various racial, cultural, gender and religious backgrounds in B.C.?
Vancouver trustees call for suspension of police liaison programs in schools

Vancouver trustees call for suspension of police liaison programs in schools

School board chairperson says mere presence of police officers in Vancouver schools ‘difficult for some students’
B.C. confirms 32 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,822

B.C. confirms 32 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 2,822

There has been one new death. 
BC Ferries adding back sailings on major routes for summer

BC Ferries adding back sailings on major routes for summer

But service will remain below usual levels during what is typically the busiest time of year

Man drowns after saving his daughter at waterfall near Kelowna, B.C.

KELOWNA, B.C. — A man has died after rescuing his daughter during a visit to a waterfall near Kelowna, B.C., on Father's Day. The RCMP say emergency crews rushed to the Mill Creek waterfall area after receiving a 911 call reporting a drowning. Cpl.

Air quality improving in Metro Vancouver despite wildfire setbacks: report

VANCOUVER — Air quality in Metro Vancouver has been improving over the past decade, despite an unprecedented number of days that were under air quality advisories in 2017 and 2018.
Dad dies saving daughter on Father's Day at a B.C. waterfall

Dad dies saving daughter on Father's Day at a B.C. waterfall

The 46-year-old man from the Lower Mainland died after he jumped in to save his daughter, who had slipped
It took a B.C. family four years to learn name of officer who killed their loved one

It took a B.C. family four years to learn name of officer who killed their loved one

24-year-old James Butters was shot five times by Port Hardy RCMP in 2015. His family - and others - are calling for more transparency in police matters
Deadline looming to have your say on housing affordability in B.C.

Deadline looming to have your say on housing affordability in B.C.

There’s just a few days left to have your say on how B.C.’s housing could be made safer and more affordable