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Sister of woman found dead last month is accused of first-degree murder

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A first-degree murder charge has been laid against the sister of a woman whose body was found in a Coquitlam, B.C., park last month.
B.C. pumps $10M into protecting care homes

B.C. pumps $10M into protecting care homes

Over 20 seniors' long-term care homes in B.C. have had COVID-19 outbreaks
B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19

B.C. temporarily lifts data residency requirement in response to COVID-19

The province says the pandemic requires those who work for public bodies to use digital communication tools that are normally restricted
B.C. wineries reach out to housebound consumers

B.C. wineries reach out to housebound consumers

Economic uncertainty is prompting wineries to offer discounts in addition to free shipping.

Delta police stop two people selling medical equipment at inflated prices

DELTA, B.C. — Police in Delta, B.C., say it was "troubling" to catch two people reselling boxes of respirators and surgical masks at highly inflated prices.

RCMP finds no evidence of criminal wrongdoing by B.C. MLA Jinny Sims

VICTORIA — British Columbia's prosecution service says NDP legislature member Jinny Sims will not face charges following an RCMP investigation and the appointment of a special prosecutor last fall.

Son faces murder charge in death of B.C. woman found in her home

SQUAMISH, B.C. — RCMP say the son of a woman found dead in her home earlier this week in Squamish, B.C., has been charged with second-degree murder.

Vancouver needs help as it focuses COVID-19 response on Downtown Eastside: mayor

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says there are no confirmed outbreaks or clusters of COVID-19 in the city's Downtown Eastside, where many residents have underlying health conditions and face barriers to following social-isolation protocols.

BC Ferries suspends service on some routes over COVID-19 pandemic

VANCOUVER — BC Ferries is suspending service on certain routes and laying off hundreds of staff starting Saturday as the company deals with the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C. issues bylaw officer guidelines for targeting re-sellers

B.C. issues bylaw officer guidelines for targeting re-sellers

The B.C. government also warned that people not adhering to the maximum 50-people rule for gatherings could be dealt with similarly.