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B.C. extends temporary COVID-19 layoff period

B.C. extends temporary COVID-19 layoff period

This will delay when employees temporarily laid-off due to the COVID-19 pandemic are permanently laid off
COVID-19: What will easing restrictions in B.C. mean for City of Vancouver operations?

COVID-19: What will easing restrictions in B.C. mean for City of Vancouver operations?

Vancouver mayor: ‘I too, like everybody else, have concerns about places that are opening too quickly.’

No more free ride as TransLink to resume fare collection in Metro Vancouver

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — Transit users in Metro Vancouver will have to start paying bus fares again starting June 1.
B.C. stores envision phased retail reawakening

B.C. stores envision phased retail reawakening

B.C. could follow Saskatchewan’s plan to reopen sector on May 19
No charges to be laid in B.C.'s 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire: Wildfire Service

No charges to be laid in B.C.'s 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire: Wildfire Service

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia Wildfire Service has officially released the cause of a 2017 blaze that eventually charred a huge area of trees and bush in the southern Interior and forced thousands to evacuate.
‘Hate has no place in B.C.,’ says B.C. minister during Asian Heritage Month

‘Hate has no place in B.C.,’ says B.C. minister during Asian Heritage Month

The month of May celebrates Asian heritage and hate or racism is not welcomed in the province, noted the B.C. minister
Michael J. Fox Foundation podcast tackles COVID-19 pandemic challenges

Michael J. Fox Foundation podcast tackles COVID-19 pandemic challenges

VANCOUVER — Michael J. Fox's research foundation is launching a podcast to help people with Parkinson's disease navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The Michael J.

RCMP recover bodies of two children after car drives off road in Chilliwack

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — The RCMP say the bodies of two children have been recovered after an accident in a rural part of Chilliwack, B.C. Sgt.

Trans Canada open following mudslide west of Revelstoke, B.C.

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — The Trans Canada Highway has been cleared following a mudslide that blocked traffic in southeastern British Columbia Sunday. DriveBC says the slide occurred between Revelstoke and Sicamous near the Kay Falls Bridge.
Teens set off flare in B.C. store in 'reckless' act, traumatize clerk: RCMP

Teens set off flare in B.C. store in 'reckless' act, traumatize clerk: RCMP

NANAIMO, B.C. — The RCMP are accusing two teenagers of creating mayhem in a convenience store in Nanaimo, B.C., after shoplifting and then setting off a flare indoors on their way out.