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Record number of new COVID-19 cases prompts ban on in-restaurant dining in B.C.

Record number of new COVID-19 cases prompts ban on in-restaurant dining in B.C.

B.C. recorded 2,518 new infections in past three days, including record 936 cases on March 27
B.C. suspends use of AstraZeneca for those under 55 years old

B.C. suspends use of AstraZeneca for those under 55 years old

The move comes in anticipation of new guidelines from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization
B.C. confirms 2,518 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 98,165

B.C. confirms 2,518 new cases of COVID-19, for total of 98,165

There have been 329 new confirmed COVID-19 cases that are variants of concern in B.C.
B.C. university offers first bachelor's degree in Indigenous language fluency

B.C. university offers first bachelor's degree in Indigenous language fluency

VICTORIA — Students at the University of British Columbia's Okanagan campus will soon be able to receive an Indigenous language fluency degree. Anne Kang, B.C.
B.C., federal governments allocate funds to operate BC Bus North through March 2022

B.C., federal governments allocate funds to operate BC Bus North through March 2022

VICTORIA — The federal and British Columbia governments are working together to ensure continued operation of a bus route described as a "crucial lifeline" for northern B.C.
Woman injured, suspect flees as RCMP report latest shooting in Surrey, B.C.

Woman injured, suspect flees as RCMP report latest shooting in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — A woman has been hurt in a shooting late Sunday in a Surrey, B.C., home. RCMP say the attack happened just before midnight in a home in the Guildford neighbourhood. The suspect fled before police arrived. Sgt.
'Extreme neglect': Youth mental health advocates calling for change to B.C. support system

'Extreme neglect': Youth mental health advocates calling for change to B.C. support system

Two young Vancouver Island women are sounding the alarm on the very system that is supposed to help people.
Bird strike caused engine failure that led to Kamloops Snowbirds crash: report

Bird strike caused engine failure that led to Kamloops Snowbirds crash: report

The crash took place during Operation Inspiration, an effort by the Snowbirds to bring joy to Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Pet food store owner makes plea not to buy real bunnies this Easter

Pet food store owner makes plea not to buy real bunnies this Easter

Too many rabbit "presents" end up dumped at local parks
Lights returning after windstorm knocks out power to thousands across southern B.C.

Lights returning after windstorm knocks out power to thousands across southern B.C.

VANCOUVER — Thousands of residents on British Columbia's south coast and southern Interior spent the night without power after a fierce windstorm blew through the region Sunday.