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New rules mean no gas-powered vehicle sales by 2040 in B.C.

New rules mean no gas-powered vehicle sales by 2040 in B.C.

The regulations follow the May 2019 passing of the Zero-Emission Vehicles (ZEV) Act in B.C.
BC Hydro says pandemic hits Site C project, expect delays, cost increases

BC Hydro says pandemic hits Site C project, expect delays, cost increases

VICTORIA — Construction delays and rising costs on British Columbia's Site C dam project are being blamed on the impact of the pandemic, but it's prompted the provincial government to appoint an adviser to look over the operation.
Return of Medical Services Plan 90-day wait comes under fire

Return of Medical Services Plan 90-day wait comes under fire

Advocacy groups say the “arbitrary” deadlines make no sense with COVID-19 cases on the rise
Police check points out in force this B.C. Day long weekend

Police check points out in force this B.C. Day long weekend

On average, four people are killed and 620 people injured in 2,200 crashes across the province over the B.C. Day long weekend
Warmer weather leads to B.C. wildfire warning

Warmer weather leads to B.C. wildfire warning

August is typically the most active month of B.C.'s wildfire season

COVID-19 guidelines lay out fall session rules for B.C. universities, colleges

VICTORIA — New COVID-19 guidelines for post-secondary institutions, ranging from transportation to support for international students, have been released as colleges and universities gear up for the start of classes in the fall.
B.C.'s finance minister says rent relief extension for business aids recovery

B.C.'s finance minister says rent relief extension for business aids recovery

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says the province welcomes a federal government decision to extend help to businesses struggling with rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Carole James says B.C.
What does Stage 2 mean for B.C. schools?

What does Stage 2 mean for B.C. schools?

Here's the rundown of what parents and students can expect
Haida Gwaii closed to non-residents, COVID-19 outbreak has 20 cases

Haida Gwaii closed to non-residents, COVID-19 outbreak has 20 cases

Non-residents may not travel there in response to a COVID-19 community outbreak on the northern island archipelago.

Appeal for witnesses after long-time Vancouver overdose prevention worker killed

VANCOUVER — A worker at an overdose prevention site in Vancouver's West End has been identified as the city's ninth homicide victim of 2020 and police are appealing for witnesses as they track his killer.