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Traveller nets $8,625 in quarantine fines from Richmond RCMP

Traveller nets $8,625 in quarantine fines from Richmond RCMP

Violation tickets were given to people holding parties and not quarantining.
Fire sweeps through unfinished condos in Kelowna, B.C., forcing nearby evacuations

Fire sweeps through unfinished condos in Kelowna, B.C., forcing nearby evacuations

KELOWNA, B.C. — A condominium development under construction in Kelowna, B.C., has been severely damaged in a fierce early morning blaze. Flames broke out in a new phase of the Parklane townhouse complex on Kelowna's north side on Tuesday.
Online COVID-19 vaccine booking to open in B.C. as case numbers soar

Online COVID-19 vaccine booking to open in B.C. as case numbers soar

VANCOUVER — Online COVID-19 vaccine booking is set to launch in British Columbia on Tuesday as the province enters the next phase of its immunization rollout. The news comes amid spiking case numbers and worries about variants of concern in B.C.

Police investigate death of man in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

VANCOUVER — Police are investigating the death of a 37-year-old man in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Police say in a statement that officers were flagged down while driving in the neighbourhood late Sunday.
Online COVID-19 vaccine registration rolling out in B.C.

Online COVID-19 vaccine registration rolling out in B.C.

Registration by phone will also be available seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in 140 different languages.
Dance competition planned for Whistler despite COVID-19 restrictions

Dance competition planned for Whistler despite COVID-19 restrictions

“It’s business as usual,” a Greater Vancouver dance parent told BIV on the condition of anonymity.
B.C. government, FortisBC reminds public to 'dig safely' in April

B.C. government, FortisBC reminds public to 'dig safely' in April

Safe digging practices can prevent damage to natural gas lines and other underground cables
COVID-19 outbreak at Prince Rupert care home where 16 died earlier this year

COVID-19 outbreak at Prince Rupert care home where 16 died earlier this year

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Just weeks after a deadly COVID-19 outbreak ended at a northwestern British Columbia care home, health officials report a new outbreak at the same facility.

B.C.'s public safety minister says consequences ahead for ignoring COVID-19 rules

VANCOUVER — Businesses putting staff and patrons at risk by remaining open in defiance of COVID-19 rules will face consequences, British Columbia's public safety minister said Sunday as the province works to bring surging infections under control.
Record-setting number of one-day COVID-19 cases as B.C. officials warn against travel

Record-setting number of one-day COVID-19 cases as B.C. officials warn against travel

VICTORIA — Health officials are urging British Columbia residents not to travel outside their community as the province set back-to-back records for the number of new COVID-19 cases recorded in a single day. Provincial health officer Dr.