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COVID-19 cases rise is B.C., as 10 more die and 157 are in intensive care

COVID-19 cases rise is B.C., as 10 more die and 157 are in intensive care

VICTORIA — The COVID-19 death toll in British Columbia jumped to 1,910 as another 10 people died over a 24-hour period. The Ministry of Health says the province recorded 759 new cases of COVID-19, pushing active cases to 5,458.
Murder charge laid in deadly shooting near Vernon, B.C.

Murder charge laid in deadly shooting near Vernon, B.C.

VERNON, B.C. — A man has been charged with second-degree murder after a fatal shooting in British Columbia's Interior on Monday. RCMP say they responded to reports of shooting near Vernon and discovered a man's body at the scene.
Victoria aims to improve B.C.’s shipbuilding and repair capacity

Victoria aims to improve B.C.’s shipbuilding and repair capacity

Advisory committee initiative could result in BC Ferries buying ships made by local rather than foreign companies
From Afghanistan to B.C.: How one family escaped the Taliban

From Afghanistan to B.C.: How one family escaped the Taliban

B.C. is now home to 77 new Afghan families, with more to come by the end of the week.
Accused in Lynn Valley stabbing spree faces additional charges

Accused in Lynn Valley stabbing spree faces additional charges

Yannick Bandaogo now faces five counts of attempted murder and one count of aggravated assault in addition to murder charge
Concerns prompt B.C. to return to notifying schools, parents about COVID exposures

Concerns prompt B.C. to return to notifying schools, parents about COVID exposures

VICTORIA — British Columbia is reversing course on notifying parents about COVID-19 exposures at schools after the provincial health officer previously said reporting of single cases caused too much anxiety. Dr.
Health authorities change tack on school COVID reporting, citing parent feedback

Health authorities change tack on school COVID reporting, citing parent feedback

The goal is to notify schools in a 'timely, less intrusive and more sustainable way,' Dr. Bonnie Henry said
Dr. Bonnie Henry urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

Dr. Bonnie Henry urges pregnant women to get vaccinated

The message follows the news that a number of young women who are pregnant are in intensive care.
Recovered from COVID? B.C.’s top doctors says you should still get vaxxed

Recovered from COVID? B.C.’s top doctors says you should still get vaxxed

Dr. Bonnie Henry also urges pregnant women to get vaccinated
Conservatives biggest losers in B.C. on election night

Conservatives biggest losers in B.C. on election night

Conservatives lost seats in Greater Vancouver to Liberals, NDP.