Friday, January 21, 2022
The Victoria Police Department is taking a drastic step and declaring what amounts to a 'state of emergency' due to COVID-19 staffing concerns. According to the Victoria City Police Union, current and expected staffing shortages from the Omicron variant of...
Home sales in Metro Vancouver reached a record high in 2021 with experts saying the pandemic played a significant role. According to the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver, home sales in 2021 increased by 42.2 per cent compared to...
VICTORIA - From the speculation and vacancy tax to the foreign buyers tax, B.C.'s current measures designed to improve housing affordability haven't managed to slow a market that's often considered a cash cow. Now, a West Coast think tank argues...
Another 3,795 cases of COVID-19 and three related deaths have been recorded across British Columbia, the province announced Friday in its last pandemic update of 2021. The latest numbers from the Ministry of Health pushed B.C.'s seven-day average for COVID-19...
British Columbia’s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, sat down with CTV Vancouver Island's Rob Buffam for a look back at the tumultuous year that was 2021. The conversation ranged from expected hospitalizations due to the Omicron variant of concern...
A Vancouver homeowner will not have to pay a tax bill worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, a B.C. judge decided. The homeowner is no longer on the hook for $340,000 racked up through the city's Empty Homes Tax. In the...
The B.C. Nurses' Union is voicing concerns about the possibility of some COVID-19-positive health-care workers being asked to continue working in B.C. The idea was announced Wednesday by provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry during the afternoon news conference. “Yes, we...
More temperature records were broken in B.C. Monday as most of the province remains blanketed by extreme cold and Arctic outflow warnings. On Boxing Day, 21 records were broken for low temperatures and on Monday, another 21 records fell, according to preliminary...
VANCOUVER - The holidays came early for 630,000 Canadians this month. Cheques worth thousands of dollars have started showing up in mailboxes across the country. Understandably, many folks have been skeptical, but it's the real deal. One of Canada's leading insurance...
VICTORIA — British Columbia is again extending its provincial state of emergency that's been in place after torrential rain caused severe flooding and mudslides last month. The province says in a news release that multiple highways are still damaged, so...
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