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Evacuation alert issued for village in central B.C. affecting 400 people

VANCOUVER — An evacuation alert has been issued for people who live in a small village in central British Columbia as flood water levels rise.
Horgan tells workers stay home if sick after COVID-19 outbreak at chicken plant

Horgan tells workers stay home if sick after COVID-19 outbreak at chicken plant

VICTORIA — B.C. Premier John Horgan says people who are sick must stay away from work after an outbreak of COVID-19 at a chicken processing plant in Vancouver.

Offers of COVID-19 financial aid from province not enough for Vancouver: mayor

Vancouver's mayor says the financial help being offered by the B.C. government is a "poison chalice" because of the terms it would impose on the city.
B.C. universities score high marks globally

B.C. universities score high marks globally

UBC placed first in Canada and seventh overall globally out of 767 ranked universities

Sierra Club loses legal fight against environmental exemptions for frack dams

VANCOUVER — An environmental group has lost its legal challenge of regulatory exemptions given to a pair of dams in northern British Columbia. "It's bitterly disappointing and a worrying judgment," Alan Andrews, lawyer for the Sierra Club of B.C.
B.C. can't rush return to 'normalcy' cautions Premier Horgan

B.C. can't rush return to 'normalcy' cautions Premier Horgan

The premier pointed to the Vancouver poultry plant outbreak as "a warning call that we can't get too complacent.”
Federal prisoner fears COVID-19 infection at B.C. facility

Federal prisoner fears COVID-19 infection at B.C. facility

No masks, no additional cleaning, and shared items and spaces are causing one long-term offender to speak out

B.C. air ambulance targeted by laser over Vancouver Island: Transport Canada

VICTORIA — Transport Canada confirms a British Columbia air ambulance flying over Vancouver Island was deliberately targeted by someone shining a laser from the ground.
B.C. youth sports leagues could resume, with restrictions, in the coming months

B.C. youth sports leagues could resume, with restrictions, in the coming months

But sporting events will not take the same format they did before the pandemic

Search for missing B.C. woman prompts homicide fears, second death

VANCOUVER — Police are releasing more details about a British Columbia woman they fear may be the victim of a homicide.