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Delta war veteran beats COVID-19 odds

Delta war veteran beats COVID-19 odds

Tsawwassen resident will celebrate his 97th birthday Saturday
COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. drop to 11-week low

COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. drop to 11-week low

Six more people have died from COVID-19, raising B.C.'s death toll from the pandemic to 1,246.
Employment data shows B.C. resilient, says minister, but Liberals unimpressed

Employment data shows B.C. resilient, says minister, but Liberals unimpressed

VICTORIA — British Columbia's jobs minister says the latest employment numbers from Statistics Canada show the provincial economy remains resilient. The unemployment rate in B.C. last month was eight per cent, up from 7.2 per cent in December.
Racism in B.C.'s health care Is taking a terrible toll on Indigenous people, report finds

Racism in B.C.'s health care Is taking a terrible toll on Indigenous people, report finds

B.C. extends restrictions on gatherings and events

B.C. extends restrictions on gatherings and events

Orders may be revisited if data shows a reduction in the spread of the COVID-19 virus
Better ‘surveillance age’ response needed from governments: privacy commissioner

Better ‘surveillance age’ response needed from governments: privacy commissioner

“The potential for misuse is enormous,” Michael McEvoy says of apps
B.C. employment growth flattens in January as province adds 2,800 jobs

B.C. employment growth flattens in January as province adds 2,800 jobs

Unemployment rate grows to 8%
Latest targeted shooting in Metro Vancouver results in death of man known to police

Latest targeted shooting in Metro Vancouver results in death of man known to police

BURNABY, B.C. — Homicide investigators hope tips from the public can provide more leads in the latest fatal shooting in Metro Vancouver. A statement from the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says 32-year-old Chris Kenworthy died Wednesday.
Former B.C. Lottery Corp. board chair says government 'ill-suited' to run gaming

Former B.C. Lottery Corp. board chair says government 'ill-suited' to run gaming

VANCOUVER — A former chairman of the board at the British Columbia Lottery Corp. says the government is not suited to run gaming operations and should get out of the high-stakes business where bet limits reach $100,000.
B.C. officials urge 'safe choices' on Super Bowl Sunday amid COVID-19 variants

B.C. officials urge 'safe choices' on Super Bowl Sunday amid COVID-19 variants

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 curve is slowly bending downward in British Columbia but health officials are urging caution for those making weekend plans given the presence of new variants.