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Police clear out Burnaby protest camp as TMX construction starts

Police clear out Burnaby protest camp as TMX construction starts

Contractors for Trans Mountain showed up Wednesday morning to begin work near the Brunette River
Family of missing former Burnaby high school track star appeals for help

Family of missing former Burnaby high school track star appeals for help

Video footage shows Reta getting into a minivan on the night of his disappearance one year ago today.
B.C. seniors offered free smartphone and discounted mobility plan

B.C. seniors offered free smartphone and discounted mobility plan

TELUS has launched Mobility for Good for Seniors, which provides Canadian seniors receiving the Guaranteed Income Supplement access to a free smartphone and subsidized mobility rate plan.
B.C. premier says nearly 4,000 high-risk people to be vaccinated next week

B.C. premier says nearly 4,000 high-risk people to be vaccinated next week

VICTORIA — British Columbia has recorded 566 new cases of COVID-19, which the provincial health officer and health minister say is the "start of encouraging trends" in the progression of the virus. However, Dr.
Finance minister says B.C. recovery benefits program accepting applications Dec. 18

Finance minister says B.C. recovery benefits program accepting applications Dec. 18

VICTORIA — People in British Columbia can start applying online for the government's pandemic recovery benefit for eligible families and individuals starting Dec. 18.
Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

Increase in claims of elder abuse fuels further study by B.C.'s advocate for seniors

VICTORIA — B.C.'s seniors advocate says calls related to the abuse of elders have jumped, prompting a more thorough review of the problem.
COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

COVID-19 restrictions in B.C. extended one month as case numbers climb

VICTORIA — COVID-19 restrictions in British Columbia have been extended to Jan. 8 as the transmission and community spread of the illness remain high, the province's top doctor said Monday.
B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

B.C. throne speech says NDP will focus on immediate action in COVID-19 battle

VICTORIA — The B.C. government is promising to immediately fight the spread of COVID-19 while also striving to meet its long-term goals on the province's economic recovery, climate change and reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples.
B.C. throne speech promises more COVID-19 pandemic spending

B.C. throne speech promises more COVID-19 pandemic spending

The BC Legislative Assembly resumed sitting today (Dec.
Canada expecting first COVID vaccine shipment next week

Canada expecting first COVID vaccine shipment next week

Around 250,000 doses are expected to arrive before the end of the year