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Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

Thousands still without power after winter arrives in B.C. with a whallop

VANCOUVER — BC Hydro crews worked through the night to restore power to thousands of customers in southern British Columbia following a wicked snow and wind storm that arrived on the first day of winter.
All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

All B.C. health regions have received shipment of COVID-19 vaccine: top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says every regional health authority has received doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. Dr.
Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

Multiple incidents close Coquihalla Highway on Monday as winter storm hits area

MERRITT, B.C. — The Coquihalla Highway in British Columbia was closed in both directions between Hope and Merritt on Monday afternoon because of multiple incidents.
Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

Newfoundland and Labrador film 'Little Orphans' wins top prize in Whistler

WHISTLER, B.C. — A Newfoundland and Labrador film about the agonizing disorderliness of family took home a tidy sum and the top prize at this year's Whistler Film Festival.
B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

B.C. on track for record-breaking year for illicit overdose deaths: coroner

VICTORIA — British Columbia is facing a record-breaking year for overdose deaths and the provincial coroner is urging caution as the illicit drug supply grows more toxic.

Police watchdog looks into RCMP arrest where man was injured in Kamloops, B.C.

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — The police watchdog in British Columbia has been notified that a person accused of shoplifting was injured during an arrest by RCMP officers in Kamloops.
$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

$12 million in reserved federal funds released to B.C. school districts: ministry

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it is releasing about $12 million to school districts across the province to further support the COVID-19 response. The money is part of the $242.
B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

B.C. housing market to remain vibrant through the new year: report

VANCOUVER — A company that supports hundreds of credit unions across Canada predicts British Columbia's housing market will remain healthy through 2021 as the province moves out of its COVID-19 slump.
Fraser Health declares two new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, another two over

Fraser Health declares two new COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care, another two over

SURREY, B.C. — Fraser Health has confirmed two new COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care homes in the region of British Columbia, while declaring another two over on Saturday.

Churches in B.C. get $18,400 in tickets for breaking COVID-19 rules

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — The RCMP say they have served tickets totalling $18,400 to representatives from three places of worship in British Columbia's Fraser Valley for violating public health orders.