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COVID-19 likely part of B.C. life until summer, says Dr. Henry; five more deaths

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says she expects the novel coronavirus pandemic will continue to impact daily life until the summer followed by a potential second wave of the virus in the fall. Dr.
'Stay home, stay safe': Premier Horgan provides update on COVID-19 in B.C.

'Stay home, stay safe': Premier Horgan provides update on COVID-19 in B.C.

"COVID-19 might be the biggest challenge our province has ever faced."
COVID-19 hits B.C. serial killer Pickton’s prison

COVID-19 hits B.C. serial killer Pickton’s prison

The only federal prison where an inmate has tested positive for COVID-19 is the one housing B.C. serial killer Robert Pickton.

Two arrests, goods seized in rental scam linked to COVID-19: Victoria police

VICTORIA — Two men are under investigation on Vancouver Island and a large amount of stolen property has been seized after what Victoria police say was an attempted scam that started with a claim of a COVID-19 diagnosis.
B.C. funeral homes urge online streaming of memorial services

B.C. funeral homes urge online streaming of memorial services

Families grieving a loss during the COVID-19 crisis can't get together in person

Murder, attempted murder charges laid following Kamloops, B.C., stabbing

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — One count of murder and three counts of attempted murder have been laid against a British Columbia man following a violent house party in Kamloops, B.C.

No 'code of respect' as thieves steal all work gear belonging to B.C. paramedic

VANCOUVER — Thieves have stolen all the vital equipment of a Vancouver paramedic, putting her out of work until she can replace the gear.

Proposed B.C. container terminal would threaten endangered orcas: review panel

VANCOUVER — A federally appointed panel has found the development of a new shipping container terminal south of Vancouver would result in "significant adverse" effects on endangered southern resident killer whales.
Some criminals may get out of B.C. jails early due to COVID-19

Some criminals may get out of B.C. jails early due to COVID-19

BC Corrections says it is assessing some non-violent offenders for possible early release
Health Minister announces parking now free at B.C. hospitals

Health Minister announces parking now free at B.C. hospitals

“Nurses and health care workers have had to sneak out to pay for parking.”