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Rain, impending heat wave prompt warning and raise flood potential in B.C.

Rain, impending heat wave prompt warning and raise flood potential in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada says the first hot spell of the year is about to settle over much of British Columbia, bringing temperatures in the low to mid-30s until at least early next week.
Short-staffed B.C. Ferries calls back unvaccinated staff after COVID vaccine mandate ends

Short-staffed B.C. Ferries calls back unvaccinated staff after COVID vaccine mandate ends

Multiple sailing cancellations on Tsawwassen-Swartz Bay route for Queen of New Westminster until June 30 because of crew shortage
Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

Drunk driver who killed B.C. officer is out again on statutory release

VANCOUVER — A man convicted of drunk and dangerous driving causing the death of an RCMP officer has been freed again on statutory release with a warning to stay away from drugs and alcohol and get counselling.
Election map change would 'cut out the heart' of West Van, MP says

Election map change would 'cut out the heart' of West Van, MP says

The electoral boundaries commission will hear from the public this week in West Vancouver on plans to redraw the map for federal ridings. Another meeting takes place in North Van on Monday.
Sexual interference conviction issued in Prince George overturned on appeal

Sexual interference conviction issued in Prince George overturned on appeal

Trial judge "committed reversible errors in principle," B.C. Court of Appeals finds
Lifeboat accident in Vancouver's English Bay linked to failed hardware, sling: TSB

Lifeboat accident in Vancouver's English Bay linked to failed hardware, sling: TSB

RICHMOND, B.C. — The Transportation Safety Board has concluded its report into an accident involving a lifeboat that dropped from a ship moored in Vancouver's English Bay, injuring two crew members.
Disruptive actions like blocking highways are needed to pressure the provincial government on climate, Save Old Growth protester says

Disruptive actions like blocking highways are needed to pressure the provincial government on climate, Save Old Growth protester says

As he saw Premier John Horgan fail to keep promises to protect old-growth forests, North Van resident Ben Holt joined the group to bring more attention to the issue
Suspected driver, second person, arrested following deadly hit-and-run in Vancouver

Suspected driver, second person, arrested following deadly hit-and-run in Vancouver

VANCOUVER — Police say they have made an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run in Vancouver's Kitsilano neighbourhood.
Delayed snowmelt, rain, impending heat make flood predictions challenging in B.C.

Delayed snowmelt, rain, impending heat make flood predictions challenging in B.C.

VANCOUVER — Residents of British Columbia's southern Interior are keeping a careful watch on the weather as showers or heavier downpours could cause damaging floods from runoff-swollen rivers.
B.C. keeping vaccine mandates for public servants, health-care workers

B.C. keeping vaccine mandates for public servants, health-care workers

B.C. health minister sees need to maintain vaccine mandate to protect both public and workers.