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Online COVID-19 vaccine registration rolling out in B.C.

Online COVID-19 vaccine registration rolling out in B.C.

Registration by phone will also be available seven days a week, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. in 140 different languages.
Dance competition planned for Whistler despite COVID-19 restrictions

Dance competition planned for Whistler despite COVID-19 restrictions

“It’s business as usual,” a Greater Vancouver dance parent told BIV on the condition of anonymity.
B.C. government, FortisBC reminds public to 'dig safely' in April

B.C. government, FortisBC reminds public to 'dig safely' in April

Safe digging practices can prevent damage to natural gas lines and other underground cables
COVID-19 outbreak at Prince Rupert care home where 16 died earlier this year

COVID-19 outbreak at Prince Rupert care home where 16 died earlier this year

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. — Just weeks after a deadly COVID-19 outbreak ended at a northwestern British Columbia care home, health officials report a new outbreak at the same facility.

B.C.'s public safety minister says consequences ahead for ignoring COVID-19 rules

VANCOUVER — Businesses putting staff and patrons at risk by remaining open in defiance of COVID-19 rules will face consequences, British Columbia's public safety minister said Sunday as the province works to bring surging infections under control.
Record-setting number of one-day COVID-19 cases as B.C. officials warn against travel

Record-setting number of one-day COVID-19 cases as B.C. officials warn against travel

VICTORIA — Health officials are urging British Columbia residents not to travel outside their community as the province set back-to-back records for the number of new COVID-19 cases recorded in a single day. Provincial health officer Dr.
Calls to search and rescue groups surge in B.C. as COVID-19 pushes people outdoors

Calls to search and rescue groups surge in B.C. as COVID-19 pushes people outdoors

VICTORIA — British Columbia's public safety minister is urging backcountry enthusiasts to take safety precautions before heading out after a record number of calls to ground search and rescue groups.
B.C. applying for stay in court ruling on auto injury claims: Eby

B.C. applying for stay in court ruling on auto injury claims: Eby

VICTORIA — British Columbia is applying for a partial stay in a recent B.C. Supreme Court ruling about jurisdiction over motor vehicle injury disputes, pending its appeal of the same decision, Attorney General David Eby said this week.
Indigenous leader says Vancouver Island hospital project turns fear to healing

Indigenous leader says Vancouver Island hospital project turns fear to healing

NORTH COWICHAN, B.C. — A new hospital will become a place of healing for members of a British Columbia Indigenous nation after decades of fear associated with the current institution, a tribal leader said Thursday.
Henry urges close contacts of COVID-19 cases in B.C. to 'stay away from others'

Henry urges close contacts of COVID-19 cases in B.C. to 'stay away from others'

VICTORIA — British Columbia is likely in for a "rough ride" in the coming days before the calming effects of COVID-19 restrictions kick in, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said Thursday.