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B.C.'s top doctor urges people to follow COVID-19 rules on St. Patrick's Day

B.C.'s top doctor urges people to follow COVID-19 rules on St. Patrick's Day

VICTORIA — B.C.'s top doctor is reminding the public to follow COVID-19 rules during St. Patrick's Day celebrations, while the province has again extended its ongoing state of emergency in response to the pandemic. Dr.
B.C.'s year-long state of emergency has led to over $1.2 million in fines

B.C.'s year-long state of emergency has led to over $1.2 million in fines

As B.C. passes a year under a state of emergency, $876,530 in fines have been issued for violations of provincial COVID-19 restrictions and just under $370,000 in fines have been handed out for breaches of the Federal Quarantine Act in the province.
Union points to high COVID work claims by teachers as proof all students need masks

Union points to high COVID work claims by teachers as proof all students need masks

VANCOUVER — The head of the British Columbia Teachers' Federation is citing a high number of COVID-19 workplace claims in her renewed call for the province to require all students to wear masks in classrooms.
Lower Mainland mayors urge province to expand role of municipal emergency responders

Lower Mainland mayors urge province to expand role of municipal emergency responders

DELTA, B.C. — A group of 11 Metro Vancouver mayors say recent long delays for ambulance service should prompt the provincial government to reconsider the role of other municipal emergency responders.
Two workers have died after crane topples on Gabriola Island: B.C. RCMP

Two workers have died after crane topples on Gabriola Island: B.C. RCMP

GABRIOLA, B.C. — The RCMP say two workers have died after a crane toppled on Gabriola Island in British Columbia. The Mounties say in a news release that police and emergency services were called to a construction site Tuesday morning.
Canada-wide safety warning of possible 'cyanide poisoning' in apricot kernel products

Canada-wide safety warning of possible 'cyanide poisoning' in apricot kernel products

An investigation is being conducted into bitter and sweet apricot kernels.
Severe COVID-19 illnesses rise in B.C. as new daily cases remain high

Severe COVID-19 illnesses rise in B.C. as new daily cases remain high

Scotch ‘scotch,’ B.C. whisky distiller told in court action

Scotch ‘scotch,’ B.C. whisky distiller told in court action

Distillers not in fine spirits as lawsuit filed
COVID-19 restrictions force cancellation of Vaisakhi Khalsa parade in Surrey, B.C.

COVID-19 restrictions force cancellation of Vaisakhi Khalsa parade in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — The COVID-19 pandemic has forced cancellation of what organizers say is the world's largest Vaisakhi Khalsa Day parade in Surrey, B.C.
Reward doubled to $30,000 for missing B.C. cowboy

Reward doubled to $30,000 for missing B.C. cowboy

Ben Tyner has been missing for more than two years. It's believed to be a homicide case.