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Kites, balloons and squirrels: BC Hydro details 2020's 'memorable' power outages

Kites, balloons and squirrels: BC Hydro details 2020's 'memorable' power outages

BC Hydro responded to more than 61,000 trouble calls in 2020

Burnaby Hospital fire that contributed to COVID-19 outbreak deemed arson: RCMP

BURNABY, B.C. — The RCMP say a fire that has been blamed for contributing to an outbreak of COVID-19 at a Metro Vancouver hospital was set deliberately.
B.C.'s top doctor says plan now for safe, COVID-free Christmas

B.C.'s top doctor says plan now for safe, COVID-free Christmas

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is advising people with chronic health conditions to contact their family doctor to determine if they should get vaccinated for COVID-19. Dr.
B.C. police watchdog investigates Vancouver officers' use of force in arrest of man

B.C. police watchdog investigates Vancouver officers' use of force in arrest of man

VANCOUVER — B.C.'s police complaint commissioner will proceed with a disciplinary-conduct investigation into the actions of seven Vancouver officers involved in the arrest of a man who died five years ago. The B.C.

Two options on table to replace George Massey Tunnel in Metro Vancouver

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it has received a business case outlining two options to replace the 61-year-old George Massey Tunnel in Metro Vancouver.

Privacy watchdog rejects B.C. First Nation's bid to access location of COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — B.C.'s information and privacy commissioner says the province is releasing enough information to allow First Nations and the public to mitigate the risks of COVID-19.
Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., fires staff after spread of COVID-19

KELOWNA, B.C. — Big White Ski Resort says it has fired "a number" of staff after a cluster of 60 cases of COVID-19 was discovered earlier this week. Michael Ballingall, the senior vice-president for the Kelowna, B.C.
Police conduct investigated after death in Burnaby during arrest

Police conduct investigated after death in Burnaby during arrest

No charges in 2015 death but OPCC now investigating
B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

B.C. behind on climate goals, sets new 2025 emissions target to stay on track

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is setting a new target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 after determining it is further from reaching its goals than previously forecasted.
B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

B.C. expanding enforcement measures in effort to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

VICTORIA — New enforcement measures are coming into effect as part of British Columbia's crackdown on those who refuse to follow COVID-19 restrictions.