Cindy E. Harnett

Debate over soaring gas prices continues as stations post prices of $2.22 a litre

Gas prices are going up across the country, but are highest in B.C., where they hit $2.219 a litre in parts of Greater Victoria and Metro Vancouver on Monday

Public servants fighting COVID vaccine mandate go up against unions

B.C. public service workers' lawyer will argue that unions failed to represent them

Province launches investigation into prolific crime in B.C. as business leaders call for action

Former Vancouver police deputy chief Doug LePard and Amanda Butler, a health researcher and criminologist, will conduct the probe into repeat offenders and the recent rise in violent attacks

EVs, housing, opioid crisis on table as Trudeau meets with Victoria mayor

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau talked housing affordability, climate change and the opioid crisis with Mayor Lisa Helps at Victoria City Hall on Monday, as about 30 protesters outside hollered about...

B.C. Premier John Horgan says he has COVID

The premier said via Twitter that he tested positive Monday morning, but his symptoms are mild — “and that is thanks to being fully vaccinated”

B.C. public-sector pension fund to drop Russian companies

B.C. Investment Management Corporation said Tuesday it is “actively working” to sell the remaining Russian securities from its clients’ portfolios

Dix says despite staffing shortages patients receiving care; help from family is not unusual

It is “not unusual” that visitors, whether they be essential or otherwise, be asked to contribute to the care of a patient, health minister says

B.C. premier concludes radiation treatments and continues to work from home

Premier John Horgan has announced he’s finished 35 radiation sessions for throat cancer and will continue to work from home during the most recent surge of COVID-19 cases driven by the Omicron variant

Long-term care homes hit with COVID outbreaks, lack of rapid tests, visitor restrictions

Seniors advocate Isobel Mackenzie is concerned long-term care homes aren't a priority for receiving COVID test kits

Worst-case Omicron scenario could see hospitals overwhelmed, new COVID modelling shows

Omicron appears to spread more readily than Delta variant; there's a higher chance of re-infection, as well as infection of vaccinated people. Modelling shows rising cases on Vancouver Island, driven...