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B.C. reports first case of South African COVID-19 strain, four now from the U.K.

B.C. reports first case of South African COVID-19 strain, four now from the U.K.

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer expressed concern as she reported the first South African strain of COVID-19 uncovered in the province. Dr.
First South African COVID-19 variant found in B.C.

First South African COVID-19 variant found in B.C.

The B.C. Centre for Disease Control has identified the province’s first case of the South African variant of the coronavirus, announced provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry Thursday.
Twitter must face Frank Giustra defamation suit in B.C., court rules

Twitter must face Frank Giustra defamation suit in B.C., court rules

Twitter must answer to a defamation lawsuit from West Vancouver billionaire Frank Giustra in Canada, the B.C. Supreme Court has ruled.
Effort to do away with 'my lord,' 'my lady' in B.C. courtrooms gains momentum

Effort to do away with 'my lord,' 'my lady' in B.C. courtrooms gains momentum

Daily COVID-19 vaccinations jump as more doses arrive in B.C.

Daily COVID-19 vaccinations jump as more doses arrive in B.C.

Province vaccinates 6,315 people in one day
Judge says B.C. health orders 'not clear' in child custody decision

Judge says B.C. health orders 'not clear' in child custody decision

Judge considered the health orders to determine the outcome
B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

B.C. tree that inspired award-winning author Joy Kogawa damaged by windstorm

VANCOUVER — A cherry tree that inspired award-winning Canadian author Joy Kogawa has been damaged in a fierce windstorm that swept across southern British Columbia.
Province invests $25 million in Prince Rupert port

Province invests $25 million in Prince Rupert port

Container transloading capacity expected to jump by 400,000 TEUs annually.
TSB says 'misinterpretation of navigational information' led to vessel crash in B.C.

TSB says 'misinterpretation of navigational information' led to vessel crash in B.C.

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada says a "misinterpretation of navigational information" led to a crash and injuries to the crew of a Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue vessel near Sooke, B.C., two years ago.
Vancouver Coastal Health says schools have low COVID-19 transmission rates

Vancouver Coastal Health says schools have low COVID-19 transmission rates

VANCOUVER — A health authority says data showing schools in the Vancouver area are a low risk for the transmission of COVID-19 supports keeping classes open.