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Violating B.C. mask order can result in a $230 fine

If you're planning to go shopping or head to an indoor public space, remember to bring a mask or you could be fined under the new provincial health order (PHO). B.C.'s Minister of Public Safety and...

Third COVID vaccine trials successful

A third drug company has announced a high success rate during the late stages of testing for a COVID-19 vaccine. AstraZeneca said Monday that its vaccine with Oxford University in England was up to...

Another COVID vaccine appears to have high success rate

For the second Monday in a row, a pharmaceutical giant has announced advances in finding a COVID-19 vaccine. U.S.-based Moderna said Monday morning that its “vaccine candidate” had a 94.5 per cent...

Southwest B.C. unemployment twice as high as a year ago: report

Southwest B.C.’s unemployment rate hit 12.3 per cent in the summer of 2020, according to an annual report by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) on employment trends...

Advance voting for B.C. election begins today

Polls across B.C. are now open for seven days of advance voting, ahead of the Oct. 24 provincial election. Advance voting runs from Thursday, Oct. 15 until Wednesday, Oct. 21, meaning British...

Start your Christmas shopping early to avoid holiday mail surge, says Canada Post

Crown corporation says it is preparing for “a Christmas season like no other"

Contact tracing working well, with no outbreaks in B.C. schools: Henry

Health authorities were not ‘fully aligned’ on sharing COVID-19 school exposures, says Henry

YVR, WestJet partner with UBC for new COVID-19 rapid testing pilot program

The University of British Columbia will help select the test used in a new COVID-19 rapid testing study, the Vancouver International Airport and WestJet announced Thursday. “They (UBC) really have...

BC Liberals pledge ‘aggressive’ Massey Tunnel plan

If the BC Liberals are elected in a few weeks’ time, they will tackle the Massey Tunnel replacement saga with an “aggressive plan” to deliver “traffic sanity on Highway 99.” That was the pledge of...