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Global Pacific salmon numbers dropped sharply in 2020

From Japan to British Columbia, salmon commercial catches suffered major declines in 2020

Vancouver embarks on Step 2 of B.C. reopening plan

The second phase of province’s economic renewal plan offers a path to the great indoors as theatres, museums and other venues prepare to open their doors again to customers

B.C. tax evasion steady through pandemic

CRA finds more money per audit of both real estate and income taxes during pandemic but conducted fewer than half the number of assessments than in 2019-20

New COVID-19 cases in B.C. plunge to 68 in past day

Hospitalizations, ICU patients, active infections are all at months lows

Special event: 10 big ideas for economic reconciliation

Join BIV and 10 prominent Indigenous leaders for a live virtual discussion on economic reconciliation. Hosted on National Indigenous Peoples Day, the event celebrates the launch of BIV's inaugural...

B.C. charts different path from U.K. on containing Delta variant

Young British Columbians have much higher vaccination rates than do counterparts in the U.K.: Bonnie Henry

CFL to launch season on Aug. 5; B.C. Lions to announce plan for fans

Coinciding with B.C. announcing a shift to Stage-2 reopening on Tuesday, the Canadian Football League announced it will launch the 2021 season on Aug. 5. The league’s board of directors unanimously...

Mayor seeks political profit from housing-policy failure

Vancouver’s housing crisis is getting worse under Kennedy Stewart because he doesn’t understand his role as mayor and refuses to build the coalition on council required to solve it. During the 2018...

We need accountability from local governments as we reopen

B.C. has a reopening plan, and we can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. As we look to reopen and rebuild, we should expect our leaders to deliver increased transparency and...

B.C. restaurants can serve liquor later, banquet halls reopen with limited capacity

Step 2 of the province's re-opening plan begins June 15. Here's what it means for restaurants, bars, and pubs in B.C.

Meng Wanzhou returns to court to seek publication ban on key evidence

Documents are “critical” to defence argument that Huawei executive did not mislead bank at risk of violating U.S. sanctions on Iran

Bars, cinemas, tourist sector set for boost as B.C. transitions to Stage 2 of reopening

Restrictions to loosen Tuesday amid falling COVID-19 cases, increase in vaccinations