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Further testing finds variant from the United Kingdom in five B.C. schools

Further testing finds variant from the United Kingdom in five B.C. schools

SURREY, B.C. — Students or staff at five public schools in British Columbia have tested positive for the faster-spreading COVID-19 variant first discovered in the United Kingdom, health officials said Sunday.
Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

Pacific system to roll over parts of B.C., bringing wind, heavy rain or snow

VANCOUVER — Nasty weather is predicted for British Columbia, with warnings about wind, rain and snowfall, along with winter storm watches in several areas of the province.
Isolation and sanitation during COVID-19 may affect human microbiome, scientists say

Isolation and sanitation during COVID-19 may affect human microbiome, scientists say

VANCOUVER — As people around the world remain isolated in their homes, avoiding close contact with others and meticulously sanitizing their hands and surfaces, scientists warn there may be unintended consequences of these necessary pandemic protocols
17 B.C. flights flagged for COVID-19 exposures this week

17 B.C. flights flagged for COVID-19 exposures this week

New travel rules for international travellers kick in Sunday at 9 p.m. PST
B.C. hits one-day vaccine record as new data shows promise of single dose

B.C. hits one-day vaccine record as new data shows promise of single dose

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has hit a one-day record for vaccinations as new preliminary data from residents of long-term care homes and health-care workers shows the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine reduces the risk of the virus within two to three
Director of care home with worst COVID-19 death toll in B.C. resigns

Director of care home with worst COVID-19 death toll in B.C. resigns

VANCOUVER — The executive director of a long-term care home that was the site of British Columbia's deadliest COVID-19 outbreak has resigned.
COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

COVID-19-related hospitalizations in B.C. fall to 13-week low

Six more pandemic-related deaths brings province's death toll from COVID-19 to 1,327.
Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Record number of British Columbians vaccinated in a single day

Province reports 12,250 vaccinated as it prepares to ramp up mass vaccination efforts
B.C. casinos inquiry awaits government and police explanations

B.C. casinos inquiry awaits government and police explanations

After six weeks of testimony, hard facts about scope of money laundering remain elusive.
Slippery slope: 'Valuable lessons' to be learned from deadly avalanche season

Slippery slope: 'Valuable lessons' to be learned from deadly avalanche season

More tragedy in the Sea to Sky backcountry showcases the danger of this winter's snowpack