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Stricter enforcement coming to COVID-19 rule breakers, B.C. premier says

Stricter enforcement coming to COVID-19 rule breakers, B.C. premier says

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan warns tighter enforcement is coming to those who refuse to follow British Columbia's COVID-19 restrictions. Horgan says B.C.
B.C. must improve supports for youth 'aging out' of government care: watchdog report

B.C. must improve supports for youth 'aging out' of government care: watchdog report

VICTORIA — British Columbia's representative for children and youth is calling on the province to improve its support system for youth aging out of government care.
Health order enforcement to amp up in the next two weeks: Horgan

Health order enforcement to amp up in the next two weeks: Horgan

B.C. Premier John Horgan said the province will increase enforcement of health orders in the next two weeks, including pursuing and collecting from those who are issued fines.
City, park board put plan in place to empty Vancouver tent encampment for homeless

City, park board put plan in place to empty Vancouver tent encampment for homeless

VANCOUVER — The City of Vancouver and the park board have released a plan to shut down a growing homeless encampment in Strathcona Park that has led to tensions in the surrounding neighbourhood.
COVID-19 vaccine goes out Tuesday as 2,146 new cases recorded in B.C. over weekend

COVID-19 vaccine goes out Tuesday as 2,146 new cases recorded in B.C. over weekend

VANCOUVER — The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have arrived in British Columbia and will start to be administered on Tuesday. Provincial health officer Dr.
New West school district tackles climate action plan

New West school district tackles climate action plan

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions and improving environmental education will require money in next year’s budget, staff say

B.C. residents urged to prevent fires involving holiday decorations

VICTORIA — British Columbia's Public Safety Ministry is warning that the risk of fire could be hidden beneath the sparkle of holiday decorations. It says the Office of the Fire Commissioner has reported 113 Christmas-related fires in B.C.
Vancouver charity continues 80-year-old tradition of serving Christmas meals

Vancouver charity continues 80-year-old tradition of serving Christmas meals

VANCOUVER — A Vancouver charity is serving its annual Christmas lunch and dinner to nearly 1,400 people this weekend, but COVID-19 restrictions mean turkey and vegetarian options will be handed out in biodegradable to-go containers.
Catholic church names more sexually abusive priests, more victims come forward

Catholic church names more sexually abusive priests, more victims come forward

“I apologize to each of them for the trauma,” archbishop says
Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours to cease sailings because of COVID-19

Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours to cease sailings because of COVID-19

Longtime owners retiring but hoping to find new owners to keep the business afloat