Friday, October 15, 2021
RICHMOND, B.C. — An investigation of a B.C. ferry hitting a dock last spring found the vessel was travelling at speeds higher than recommended and the ship failed to respond when the crew tried to prevent the crash. A Transportation...
VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top doctor has extended COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings in order to slow down the spread of the virus amid concerns about new variants, including a third one from California that could potentially be detected in...
Then this afternoon will be mainly cloudy, with possible sunny breaks, and a slight chance of showers, wind, and a high of 8 C, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. Overnight, it looks cloudy, with strong winds, and a...
A Vancouver man who thought he had properly cancelled a couple of hotel rooms through an online booking site was denied a refund because he sent the cancellation request to the wrong email address. Hotels.com considered him a no-show and...
Rupinder and Navdeep Batth face dozens of charges between them in relation to alleged immigration fraud A couple of Langley, B.C., immigration consultants who face dozens of immigration fraud-related charges have had their licences to practice suspended by their profession's regulatory authority. The Immigration...
The province says 150 staff have been reassigned to help with manually reviewing applications B.C. has paid out the election-promised pandemic recovery benefit to an estimated 1.6 million British Columbians, with roughly 429,000 applicants held up in a manual review...
VANCOUVER — A former executive with British Columbia's lottery corporation became emotional Tuesday after two days of testimony at a public inquiry into money laundering. Robert Kroeker took several moments to compose himself but his voice still cracked with emotion...
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 — 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...
Paramedics across B.C. responded to more calls to help someone who had an overdose in 2020 than any other year since record keeping began, according to dispatchers. B.C. Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) on Wednesday said they were called to 27,067 overdoses last year...
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