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Unpaid COVID-19 fines could lead to refusal of driver's licences, B.C. says

Unpaid COVID-19 fines could lead to refusal of driver's licences, B.C. says

VICTORIA — People who don't pay their COVID-19 fines may be unable to obtain or renew a British Columbia driver's or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced Wednesday.
Unpaid COVID-19 fines will now lead to driver's licence denial

Unpaid COVID-19 fines will now lead to driver's licence denial

The "refuse to issue" will apply to all outstanding fines issued and will be applied retroactively.
These new maps show which B.C. communities are COVID-19 hot spots

These new maps show which B.C. communities are COVID-19 hot spots

So far, the maps have only shown COVID-19 'hot spots' in local health areas, rather than at the community health service area level.

Man linked to B.C. and Alberta charged after woman's body found in national park

LAKE COUNTRY, B.C. — A charge of second-degree murder has been laid against a 41-year-old man following the recent discovery of a woman's body in Kootenay National Park in southeastern B.C.
COVID challenges business cyber security pros

COVID challenges business cyber security pros

Board level oversight needed on cyber risks: security officers
Police reunite owner with stolen Pomeranian

Police reunite owner with stolen Pomeranian

A 41-year old Vernon woman was released from custody while the incident remains under investigation.
Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

Nearly 200 passengers arriving at YVR fined for refusing mandatory hotel quarantine

The fine for refusing to go to a government authorized hotel is $3,000
Legislation to keep youth who overdose in care will return after consultation: premier

Legislation to keep youth who overdose in care will return after consultation: premier

Allayah Thomas died in her friend's home on April 14 after taking what her mother said was heroin and fentanyl.
Penticton council writes letter to premier seeking intervention in shelter dispute

Penticton council writes letter to premier seeking intervention in shelter dispute

PENTICTON, B.C. — Officials in Penticton, B.C., are appealing to Premier John Horgan in the latest twist in a bitter dispute over a temporary shelter in the Okanagan city.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when indoor dining could resume in B.C. restaurants

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on when indoor dining could resume in B.C. restaurants

Public health orders regarding restaurant service in B.C. were amended at the end of March.