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B.C COVID-19 ICU deaths lower than global numbers: study

B.C COVID-19 ICU deaths lower than global numbers: study

A significant difference between B.C. and the other areas was the preparedness of ICUs
Illicit drug deaths increasing in B.C.

Illicit drug deaths increasing in B.C.

March and April first back-to-back monthly increases since 2018
Horgan likes idea of NHL playoffs in Vancouver, but won't bend the rules

Horgan likes idea of NHL playoffs in Vancouver, but won't bend the rules

VICTORIA — British Columbia has entered the longest period in a state of emergency in its history and there's no end in sight, says Premier John Horgan.
Despite hiccup, record reservations for B.C. campgrounds

Despite hiccup, record reservations for B.C. campgrounds

A record 50,479 bookings were made the day reservations opened up
B.C. now in longest state of emergency in provincial history

B.C. now in longest state of emergency in provincial history

Premier John Horgan said there is "no likely end in sight" to the state of emergency
Vancouver police cite ‘impending threat’ of losing officers to new Surrey force

Vancouver police cite ‘impending threat’ of losing officers to new Surrey force

Rumours circulating that VPD deputy chief in line for chief of Surrey municipal department

Illicit-drug deaths up in B.C. and remain highest in Canada: chief coroner

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's overdose deaths spiked in March and April reaching the same heights recorded over a year earlier.

Remains of woman missing since 2016 found in rural area near Abbotsford, B.C.

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Discovery of human remains on a rural property east of Vancouver has ended a search that began more than three years ago. A statement from Abbotsford police says bones were found on March 19.
COVID-19: Vancouver’s restart plan a work in progress

COVID-19: Vancouver’s restart plan a work in progress

No date on when community centres, civic theatres might reopen
Save-On-Foods ends pandemic pay boost for workers, union calls move a 'shock and disappointment'

Save-On-Foods ends pandemic pay boost for workers, union calls move a 'shock and disappointment'

The company is ending the program which gave employees an hourly bump in pay as they worked on the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.