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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.
Salmonella cases in B.C. linked to U.S.-grown red onions

Salmonella cases in B.C. linked to U.S.-grown red onions

There have been 43 confirmed salmonella cases so far in B.C.
Province cancels resident priority for BC Ferries

Province cancels resident priority for BC Ferries

The newly-revised order removes the requirement to give priority access for passengers sailing to their primary residence.