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ICBC offers relief for drivers needing renewals and other services

ICBC offers relief for drivers needing renewals and other services

Renew, defer, pay tickets and do more without going into a service centre
These t-shirts honour Canada's female Public Health Heroines, and raise money for local food banks

These t-shirts honour Canada's female Public Health Heroines, and raise money for local food banks

Including one with B.C.'s own Dr. Bonnie Henry
Avalanche Canada cuts warnings service one month early due to COVID-19

Avalanche Canada cuts warnings service one month early due to COVID-19

VANCOUVER — Avalanche Canada says it is shutting down its warning service because of restrictions related to the spread of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia auditor general appointed to same post in British Columbia

VICTORIA — An all-party committee of the B.C. legislature is recommending that Nova Scotia's auditor general be appointed to the same position in the Western province. Michael Pickup has been the auditor general in Nova Scotia since 2014.
Horgan says B.C.'s $5 billion COVID-19 plan offers supports for people, business

Horgan says B.C.'s $5 billion COVID-19 plan offers supports for people, business

VICTORIA — British Columbia will spend $5 billion to help individuals, businesses and services endure the economic stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, Premier John Horgan said Monday.
B.C. approves boost to hand-sanitizer production

B.C. approves boost to hand-sanitizer production

Given the current COVID-19 provincial health emergency, all distillers are permitted to produce such products
Construction work can continue in B.C. under COVID-19 restrictions

Construction work can continue in B.C. under COVID-19 restrictions

But provincial guidelines on crowd sizes applies to construction work sites, too

Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart has died at the age of 84

KELOWNA, B.C. — Former Kelowna mayor Jim Stuart, a farmer who became a politician and oversaw a period of rapid growth in the city, has died. He was 84. Stuart was mayor from 1986 to 1996, winning election twice and being acclaimed twice.
B.C. introduces $5B COVID-19 economic response plan

B.C. introduces $5B COVID-19 economic response plan

The plan will roll-out in stages, with $2.8 billion to support individuals and services, and $2.2 billion to support businesses and the province's economic recovery
B.C. confirms 48 new cases of COVID-19, provincial total now 472

B.C. confirms 48 new cases of COVID-19, provincial total now 472

There have been three new deaths in B.C.