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B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia is facing a record-breaking year for overdose deaths and the provincial coroner is urging caution as the illicit drug supply grows more toxic.

Police watchdog looks into RCMP arrest where man was injured in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The police watchdog in British Columbia has been notified that a person accused of shoplifting was injured during an arrest by RCMP officers in Kamloops.
I bet you it snows on Christmas Day in Richmond...

I bet you it snows on Christmas Day in Richmond...

For the bet to come up, it has to snow on Christmas Day at YVR
B.C. post-secondary students offered 24/7 helpline for the holidays

B.C. post-secondary students offered 24/7 helpline for the holidays

Many students may feel cut off from their peers, especially during the Christmas break
$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is releasing about $12 million to school districts across the province to further support the COVID-19 response. The money is part of the $242.
Canada bans flights from UK amid new COVID strain fears

Canada bans flights from UK amid new COVID strain fears

Canada joined on Sunday night a list of European countries to ban flights from the UK.
B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

VANCOUVER — A company that supports hundreds of credit unions across Canada predicts British Columbia's housing market will remain healthy through 2021 as the province moves out of its COVID-19 slump.
Good management helped B.C. care home stave off COVID for months: UBC study

Good management helped B.C. care home stave off COVID for months: UBC study

UBC study highlights need for more effective staffing in long-term care homes
Richmond busts featured in CBSA’s 2020 enforcement highlights

Richmond busts featured in CBSA’s 2020 enforcement highlights

Drugs, guns and cash seizures in Richmond were among CBSA's 2020 operational highlights
Fraser Health declares two new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, another two over

Fraser Health declares two new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, another two over

SURREY, B.C. — Fraser Health has confirmed two new COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care homes in the region of British Columbia, while declaring another two over on Saturday.