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Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

Horgan says COVID-19 relief promise top priority of short B.C. legislature session

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan says his newly re-elected government will focus on ensuring families and individuals start receiving COVID-19 recovery benefits when the legislature resumes for a shortened session on Monday.
Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

Former B.C. social worker arrested, facing fraud charges: RCMP

KELOWNA, B.C. — The RCMP say the B.C. Prosecution Service has approved 13 charges against a former social worker alleged to have stolen money from foster children in his care.
Federal-provincial cost-sharing deal aids B.C. public transit services in pandemic

Federal-provincial cost-sharing deal aids B.C. public transit services in pandemic

VANCOUVER — B.C. Transit, TransLink and BC Ferries will get more than $1 billion in pandemic relief funds under details of an agreement that were finalized on Friday by the federal and provincial governments.

Police dogs, helicopter assist in apprehending federal offender who escaped

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police in Abbotsford, B.C., say a federal inmate is back in custody following a brief escape. They say in a statement that they responded to a report of shots fired Thursday just before 3 p.m.
High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

High-risk seniors to get COVID-19 vaccine first in B.C.: provincial health officer

VICTORIA — Seniors in British Columbia's long-term care homes and hospitals will be the first to get immunized against COVID-19 starting in the first week of January with two vaccines, the province's top doctor says. Dr.
Canadian senator poised for $1.9 million casino cash-out

Canadian senator poised for $1.9 million casino cash-out

Great Canadian Gaming Corp. set to be sold in $3.4 billion deal should shareholders approve of Apollo Global Management Inc. on December 23
Retired B.C. bureaucrat getting $11,882 biweekly for ‘transition’ services

Retired B.C. bureaucrat getting $11,882 biweekly for ‘transition’ services

Christy Clark’s deputy minister charged Horgan’s NDP $1 a year
B.C. readies for 'Operation Immunize' as COVID-19 cases continue to mount

B.C. readies for 'Operation Immunize' as COVID-19 cases continue to mount

12 more British Columbians died with COVID-19 infections overnight
New Place of Learning about Indigenous heritage proposed for New Westminster

New Place of Learning about Indigenous heritage proposed for New Westminster

The Musqueam Indian Band and Fraser River Discovery Centre Society team up to address the historic, cultural and contemporary aspects of the Fraser River from First Nations perspective.

Transportation Safety Board team to probe lifeboat incident off Vancouver

VANCOUVER — A Transportation Safety Board team has been assigned to investigate a marine accident that seriously injured two crew members from a freighter moored in English Bay, off Vancouver.