Friday, October 15, 2021
It has been 362 days since a COVID-19 case was declared in British Columbia, 10 months since a provincial emergency was declared, and 80 days since all gatherings were banned in the Lower Mainland, with masks made mandatory a short time later. In other words, people...
VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say shorter wait times between first and second COVID-19 vaccine shots for people are expected with the arrival of more than one million doses in May. Provincial health officer Dr. VICTORIA — British Columbia...
Mounties in Prince George, B.C., say they've uncovered an illicit magic mushroom and cannabis operation inside a number of shipping containers tunnelled into the side of a hill on a property. The facility was one of two drug operations RCMP say they...
VICTORIA — The B.C. government says a review of legal options has made it clear it cannot prevent people from travelling to the province from elsewhere in Canada. Premier John Horgan says in a statement that much of the travel...
B.C.'s top doctor reported 96 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as the number of active cases in the province dropped significantly. There are now 1,465 active cases in B.C., a decrease of 522 from Monday. Almost all of that decline occurred...
Vancouver-Mount Pleasant bears the title of the safest BC NDP seat in the province. The riding was created in 1991, and the BC NDP candidate has won overwhelmingly in every election since 2001. And in 2001, it was one of just...
The B.C. government budget deficit has climbed to $13.6 billion following an additional $2 billion in new COVID-19 spending, while the provincial economy continues to improve from the spring. On Thursday, Finance Minister Selina Robinson said the province is also expecting another...
B.C. seniors living in long-term care homes are again taking the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, accounting for two-thirds of deaths over the past 10 days as outbreaks surge. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control’s latest COVID-19 situation...
Flair Airlines is entering the U.S. market, part of an ambitious five-year expansion plan for the low-cost carrier. The Edmonton-based airline announced Thursday it will launch service from Canada to six U.S. vacation destinations on Oct. 31. The new destinations are...
Crews were called to a massive fire at a former cannabis greenhouse complex in Delta, B.C. Sunday morning. Crews were called to the facility near Highway 99 and Ladner Trunk Road around 7:30 a.m. Delta Fire Chief Dave Wood said crews...
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