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Risk of coronavirus low in B.C. as first case emerges in Toronto: officials

VANCOUVER — British Columbia health officials are assuring the public that the risk of contracting the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, remains low. Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer Dr.

B.C. health officials prepare for possible virus spread after containing SARS

VANCOUVER — Officials at the BC Centre for Disease Control say they're applying lessons learned from the SARS outbreak 17 years ago as they prepare for another deadly virus. Dr.
Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits post as Premier Horgan's caribou liaison

Former Liberal Blair Lekstrom quits post as Premier Horgan's caribou liaison

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says the man he appointed to help in the recovery of threatened caribou in British Columbia's northeast has resigned.

Indigenous youth chant 'stand up, fight back' at B.C. anti-pipeline protest

VICTORIA — Indigenous youth who rallied at the British Columbia legislature say their arrests earlier this week are minor when compared to the sacrifices of hereditary Wet'suwet'en chiefs who oppose a liquefied natural gas pipeline running through th

People knowingly take fentanyl so make policy changes to reduce harm: B.C. study

VANCOUVER — A study suggests illicit drug users in British Columbia are knowingly using the potentially deadly opioid fentanyl so making them aware of its presence in the drug supply isn't enough.

Indigenous youth chant 'stand up, fight back' at B.C. anti-pipeline protest

VICTORIA — Chanting Indigenous youth gathered at the British Columbia legislature in support of hereditary Wet'suwet'en chiefs who oppose a liquefied natural gas pipeline project running through their traditional territories.

Closure, portable bridge needed after blasting mishap on B.C.'s Highway 4

VICTORIA — Travellers heading to and from Tofino, Ucluelet and Pacific Rim National Park will have a limited window to get to their destination after a section of Highway 4 west of Port Alberni was badly damaged in a rock slide.
Ride-hailing begins in Metro Vancouver as Uber, Lyft launch service

Ride-hailing begins in Metro Vancouver as Uber, Lyft launch service

VICTORIA — Ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft say they are on the road in Metro Vancouver, less than a day after receiving long-awaited approval for operating licences.

Police warn against threats aimed at alleged dog attacker in Victoria

VICTORIA — Police are appealing for calm in the face of online threats against a man accused of killing a dog in Victoria.
World’s first electric fire truck rolls into B.C.

World’s first electric fire truck rolls into B.C.