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B.C. planning to ease COVID-19 restrictions, but no date yet, says top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia is making plans to relax provincewide restrictions aimed at fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, but a firm date has not been set, says provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry.
B.C. university creates institute to take microscope-telescope view of pandemic

B.C. university creates institute to take microscope-telescope view of pandemic

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 pandemic has placed the world at a tipping point that's challenging social, political, economic and environmental structures, says the director of a new academic research institute at British Columbia's Royal Roads University.

Vehicle rollover near Merritt, B.C., kills infant boy, injures parents

MERRITT, B.C. — A single-vehicle crash near Merritt, B.C. has left a baby boy dead and his parents injured. RCMP say the crash happened on Highway 97C near Loon Lake Road on Saturday.
B.C. woman whose disappearance sparked wide search found dead in Burnaby: police

B.C. woman whose disappearance sparked wide search found dead in Burnaby: police

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — The body of a missing British Columbia woman has been found two months after she disappeared.
Petition to re-open B.C. boat launches nets over 3,000 signatures

Petition to re-open B.C. boat launches nets over 3,000 signatures

"Having access to our local lakes and waterways is important for outdoor activity and our mental well being."
Care-home visiting rules could ease in B.C. by summer

Care-home visiting rules could ease in B.C. by summer

The visitor policy is in development with the Health Ministry and public health units
B.C.'s road to recovery: Restaurant reopenings could start in May

B.C.'s road to recovery: Restaurant reopenings could start in May

B.C. restaurants could be allowed to open their dining rooms as early as next month
Acclaimed B.C. hotel and restaurant for sale amidst legal and financial troubles

Acclaimed B.C. hotel and restaurant for sale amidst legal and financial troubles

It's been a decade of legal and financial woes for the well-known property

Evacuation orders and alerts in effect for areas in Central Interior B.C.

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Evacuation orders and alerts are in place in parts of British Columbia's Central Interior due to flooding.

B.C. to look at opening long-term care facilities to visits from family

VANCOUVER — British Columbia pledged to double its contribution to help support caregivers and seniors as part of the province's emergency COVID-19 response plan on Sunday, as health officials pondered how to reopen long-term care facilities to visit