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B.C. extends COVID-19 measures involving indoor dining for 5 more weeks

B.C. extends COVID-19 measures involving indoor dining for 5 more weeks

VICTORIA — British Columbia has extended pandemic restrictions on indoor dining at restaurants and bars until the end of the long weekend in May. Provincial health officer Dr.
Christy Clark headlines list of politicians stepping into witness box at money laundering inquiry

Christy Clark headlines list of politicians stepping into witness box at money laundering inquiry

Former premier held office during a time when suspicious transactions surged at B.C. casinos.
Ban on indoor dining at B.C. restaurants officially extended through May long weekend

Ban on indoor dining at B.C. restaurants officially extended through May long weekend

As expected, the current restriction banning indoor dining at restaurants across British Columbia has been extended.
B.C. lowering age range for AstraZeneca vaccine to 40+

B.C. lowering age range for AstraZeneca vaccine to 40+

The government is forecasting that it will start to see the positive impacts of the vaccine program on hospitalizations starting at the end of April.
Federal budget earmarks $30b for childcare as pandemic exposes inequalities

Federal budget earmarks $30b for childcare as pandemic exposes inequalities

Canada's finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented the federal budget on Monday, revealing plans for $10-per-day childcare
Flood warning, watches issued as river levels in B.C. Interior swell with snowmelt

Flood warning, watches issued as river levels in B.C. Interior swell with snowmelt

VANCOUVER — Flood warnings and watches were in effect for a wide area of British Columbia's Interior because of snowmelt after several days of unseasonably hot weather, causing rivers and streams to surge.
Weekend gatherings in Vancouver prompt Vancouver mayor to warn of changing tactics

Weekend gatherings in Vancouver prompt Vancouver mayor to warn of changing tactics

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says he has contacted the city's chief of police after several gatherings on the weekend violated COVID-19 health restrictions.
Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt, B.C., prompts evacuation alert

Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt, B.C., prompts evacuation alert

MERRITT, B.C. — A wildfire burning near homes in British Columbia's southern interior has prompted the first evacuation alert of B.C.'s barely three-week-old wildfire season.
Dolphins spotted off of Squamish (VIDEO)

Dolphins spotted off of Squamish (VIDEO)

Squamish photographer spots the mammals in Howe Sound for the second time in 56 years.
‘I found myself right at the edge of my life’

‘I found myself right at the edge of my life’

Whistlerite Mike Roberts plans to hike the Chief 365 days straight for mental health