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20 more COVID-19 cases at Big White ski resort, while province logs 444 cases

20 more COVID-19 cases at Big White ski resort, while province logs 444 cases

KELOWNA, B.C. — Another 20 cases of COVID-19 have been diagnosed at Big White ski resort in Kelowna, B.C., in an outbreak the Interior Health authority says is mostly related to shared housing.
B.C. reviewing Chilliwack school board's commitment to safety, inclusion

B.C. reviewing Chilliwack school board's commitment to safety, inclusion

VANCOUVER — Two special advisers have been appointed by the British Columbia government to evaluate the Chilliwack Board of Education's commitment to safety and inclusion in schools.
B.C. sets temporary cap on food delivery fees for restaurants

B.C. sets temporary cap on food delivery fees for restaurants

VICTORIA — British Columbia's public safety minister has announced a temporary fee cap of 15 per cent charged to restaurants by food delivery companies as part of a plan to help the struggling hospitality industry.

Police investigate sudden death of child in Tofino, B.C.

TOFINO, B.C. — Police say they are investigating the sudden death of a child in Tofino, B.C. The Integrated Major Crime Unit says the Mounties were called to help BC Ambulance workers on Dec.
Surrey approves bylaw to ban single-use shopping bags, foam cups, other plastics

Surrey approves bylaw to ban single-use shopping bags, foam cups, other plastics

SURREY, B.C. — Plastic shopping bags, foam cups and takeout containers should soon be banned in Surrey, B.C. Councillors have adopted a bylaw that would seek provincial permission to ban single-use plastic items. The B.C.
Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

VANCOUVER — BC Hydro crews worked through the night to restore power to thousands of customers in southern British Columbia following a wicked snow and wind storm that arrived on the first day of winter.
All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says every regional health authority has received doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Dr.
Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

MERRITT, B.C. — The Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia was closed in both directions between Hope and Merritt on Monday afternoon because of multiple incidents.
Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

WHISTLER, B.C. — A Newfoundland and Labrador film about the agonizing disorderliness of family took home a tidy sum and the top prize at this year's Whistler Film Festival.
B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia is facing a record-breaking year for overdose deaths and the provincial coroner is urging caution as the illicit drug supply grows more toxic.