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Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.

Tony Award-winning stage actor Brent Carver dies at home in Cranbrook, B.C.

CRANBROOK, B.C. — Award-winning Canadian stage actor Brent Carver is being remembered for his natural love of theatre and zest for life.
Schools should open when they're ready, say B.C. principals, vice-principals

Schools should open when they're ready, say B.C. principals, vice-principals

In a written statement dated Aug. 4, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association side with teachers and ask that the start date “be amended dependent upon the level of readiness in our schools"
Vancouver did not drive record number of overdose calls in B.C.

Vancouver did not drive record number of overdose calls in B.C.

Kelowna and Prince George each saw overdose calls surpass 100 in July

Properties spared, evacuation lifted after grass fire threatens Penticton homes

PENTICTON, B.C. — Residents of about 80 homes in Penticton, B.C., were allowed to return to their properties just hours after being forced out by an aggressive grass fire.
Children won’t be put at COVID risk in B.C. schools: Horgan

Children won’t be put at COVID risk in B.C. schools: Horgan

The provincial government is watching how COVID-19 evolves and could change course on the back to school plan if needed
Billionaire U.S. businessman's super yacht spotted in waters off Vancouver Island

Billionaire U.S. businessman's super yacht spotted in waters off Vancouver Island

Belonging to a U.S. sports team owner, the vessel made its way from Alaska to Seattle
Feds look to finalize deal with airlines after B.C. raises contact tracing concerns

Feds look to finalize deal with airlines after B.C. raises contact tracing concerns

B.C.'s transport minister made an official plea to her federal counterpart Wednesday
New COVID-19 cases climb in B.C. while deaths decline

New COVID-19 cases climb in B.C. while deaths decline

It has been nearly a week now since any deaths from COVID-19 have been reported in B.C.

B.C. records 47 new cases of COVID-19 as officials call for compassion

VICTORIA — As COVID-19 remains in the community, B.C. health officials say so does the anxiety and stress that comes with the uncertainly and increased isolation. A joint statement from Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr.
Agreement between province, BC Hydro, First Nation, ends legal fight over Site C

Agreement between province, BC Hydro, First Nation, ends legal fight over Site C

VICTORIA — A British Columbia First Nation has ended its legal battle against the provincial government and BC Hydro over the Site C dam, a project the nation originally claimed was a $1-billion treaty violation.