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'It's beyond me':  President of Doctors BC doesn't understand toilet paper frenzy

'It's beyond me': President of Doctors BC doesn't understand toilet paper frenzy

"We are encouraging people if they're going to stock up, which may or may not be necessary right now, to act as if they are preparing for a bad winter storm."

B.C. RCMP and coroner seek information about man one year after body found

VICTORIA — RCMP and the British Columbia Coroners Service are asking for help identifying an unknown man one year after his remains were discovered.
Protect workers – and their jobs – from COVID-19, says BC Federation of Labour

Protect workers – and their jobs – from COVID-19, says BC Federation of Labour

"The recommended 14-day self-isolation has brought to light serious concerns for workers and their families."

B.C. announces seven new COVID-19 cases, including two more care home workers

VANCOUVER — A small outbreak of COVID-19 continues at a long-term care facility in North Vancouver as officials announced that two more health-care workers have tested positive for the virus. Dr.
B.C. reports 7 new cases of coronavirus

B.C. reports 7 new cases of coronavirus

This brings the province's total to date to 39 cases

Liquefied petroleum gas was aboard recently derailed train in northern B.C.: TSB

VANCOUVER — The Transportation Safety Board says seven rail cars that derailed in northern British Columbia last Thursday were filled with liquefied petroleum gas.

Body found after mobile home fire in British Columbia: RCMP

BURTON, B.C. — The RCMP are investigating after a fatal mobile home fire on the weekend in southeast British Columbia.
New storm would dump snow on B.C. mountain passes; centre warns of flood risk

New storm would dump snow on B.C. mountain passes; centre warns of flood risk

VANCOUVER — Travellers on many high mountain passes in British Columbia's southern Interior are being warned to expect winter conditions as Environment Canada posts snowfall warnings for those routes.
Man who died in police incident identified as Whistler business owner

Man who died in police incident identified as Whistler business owner

The victim is the owner of a shop in Whistler Village that sells cannabis accessories and paraphernalia

Two Surrey, B.C., schools 'deep cleaned' after contact with COVID-19

SURREY, B.C. — A school district in Metro Vancouver has suspended a community rental program and disinfected two buildings after potential contacts with the novel coronavirus. In a letter to Serpentine Heights Elementary parents in Surrey, B.C.