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COVID-19 takes 13 more B.C. lives; death toll up to 2,109

There has not been a higher daily COVID-19 death count in B.C. since February

Data update: B.C.’s overdose crisis and pandemic by the numbers

Vancouver Coastal Health’s chief medical officer speaks to city council on both public health emergencies

Freedom of Information and Privacy Association demands BC NDP withdraw legislation

Opposition mounting against provincial government’s information act changes, proposed fees

Part-time jobs drive gains in province’s employment

B.C.’s labour market continued to improve through September although the latest details pointed to a softer underbelly to solid headline gains. Total employment rose by another 12,300 persons or...

B.C. passes 200,000 COVID-19 infections

Nearly 96.3% of all those known to be infected in B.C. are deemed recovered

Premier John Horgan responds to criticism of proposed changes to FOI bill

Amidst criticism from journalists, universities and B.C.'s privacy commissioner, Premier John Horgan defended his government's proposed bill Thursday that would force those filing freedom of...

Canadian environmental groups got $1.3 billion in foreign funding: inquiry

Alberta inquiry finds no legal wrongdoing, puts dollar figure on foregn funded activism

UPDATED: Feds unveil vaccine passport for international travel

B.C. not yet on board with standardized vaccine passport