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B.C. will catch up to Ontario on COVID-19 variant cases: Henry

B.C. will catch up to Ontario on COVID-19 variant cases: Henry

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's provincial health officer says she expects the province to catch up to Ontario in the proportion of COVID-19 cases from the variant first identified in the United Kingdom. Dr. Bonnie Henry said about a third of B.C.
B.C. tallies 160k registrations on first day of online vaccine bookings

B.C. tallies 160k registrations on first day of online vaccine bookings

Nearly 24k British Columbians booked vaccinations after registering
Coquitlam money exchange company out $90k in wire fraud case to China

Coquitlam money exchange company out $90k in wire fraud case to China

With currency exchange locations in Vancouver and Coquitlam, C&Z Holdings Ltd. was used as a conduit to funnel the life savings of a retired home-care worker to China — in a court ruling last week, a justice ordered the funds returned to the woman but stopped short of approving punitive damages
Former B.C. cabinet ministers to testify at money laundering inquiry

Former B.C. cabinet ministers to testify at money laundering inquiry

VANCOUVER — A commission of inquiry into money laundering in British Columbia is adding former and current cabinet ministers to its witness list.
B.C. vaccine update: Province tallies 160k registrations on first day of online vaccine bookings

B.C. vaccine update: Province tallies 160k registrations on first day of online vaccine bookings

Nearly 24k British Columbians booked vaccinations after registering

Vancouver police officer faces assault, obstruction charges after arrest: prosecutor

VICTORIA — A Vancouver police officer has been charged with assault with a weapon, dangerous driving and attempting to obstruct justice. The BC Prosecution Service says Const.

Police watchdog is called in after two women injured in B.C. crash

DAWSON CREEK, B.C. — Two women are being treated for serious injuries and the B.C. police watchdog has been called after the pair were hit by a truck that RCMP had tried to stop in Dawson Creek.
RCMP in B.C. move carefully on assault claim involving child victim, youth suspect

RCMP in B.C. move carefully on assault claim involving child victim, youth suspect

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they are working with a child and youth advocacy centre in Surrey, B.C., as they investigate a sexual assault involving a child under 12 and a suspect who is just 13 years old.
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.