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B.C.'s top doctor says essential workers in hot spots to be vaccinated first

B.C.'s top doctor says essential workers in hot spots to be vaccinated first

WHISTLER, B.C. — British Columbia's provincial health officer is calling for patience among essential workers waiting for a vaccine that's being prioritized for people in areas where COVID-19 transmission is highest. Dr.
British Columbia government looks toward 'brighter future' in throne speech

British Columbia government looks toward 'brighter future' in throne speech

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government looked beyond the COVID-19 pandemic in its speech from the throne on Monday to other priorities including help for the economy, improved health care and taking on inequality. Lt.-Gov.
(Video) Owners 'gutted' after man steals from struggling Burnaby store during COVID

(Video) Owners 'gutted' after man steals from struggling Burnaby store during COVID

Neurodivergent business owners have faced one challenge after another since signing lease weeks before 2020 lockdown
B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

B.C. to target specific neighbourhoods for COVID-19 vaccinations

Decision comes as some communities have been hit hard by surge in cases
Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Speech from the Throne: B.C. to focus on inclusive, innovative post-pandemic recovery

Government's first priority will remain managing the pandemic and ensuring British Columbians' health and safety
Over 100 people refused hotel quarantine after flying into Vancouver

Over 100 people refused hotel quarantine after flying into Vancouver

The fine for refusing to stay in a government-approved hotel is $3,000.
Burger King puts meatless 'Impossible Whopper' on menu in B.C.

Burger King puts meatless 'Impossible Whopper' on menu in B.C.

It's the first Canadian fast-food chain to have the Impossible on its menus coast-to-coast 🍔 🌱
Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday

Adults living, working in Whistler, B.C., eligible for COVID-19 vaccine on Monday

WHISTLER, B.C. — Adults living and working in Whistler, B.C. will be able to receive their COVID-19 vaccination earlier than other parts of the province, as the region grapples with a surge of cases.
North Vancouver RCMP say child dies after skiing accident in British Columbia

North Vancouver RCMP say child dies after skiing accident in British Columbia

VANCOUVER — North Vancouver RCMP say a child has died after a skiing accident on a local mountain. Police say they were called to Mount Seymour at about 8 p.m. Saturday for reports of a seriously injured 12-year-old.
'Dying from shame': North Shore dad advocates for policy change after losing son to B.C.'s opioid crisis

'Dying from shame': North Shore dad advocates for policy change after losing son to B.C.'s opioid crisis

'In his name, and for all the other children we have lost, we need to change our attitude to addiction and mental health in order to save lives, families, and communities.'