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Gyms, rec centres brace for word on whether COVID restrictions will continue

Gyms, rec centres brace for word on whether COVID restrictions will continue

Expiry date for restrictions removed from public health order
B.C. nurses, doctors exhausted as next COVID-19 peak comes this week: spokespeople

B.C. nurses, doctors exhausted as next COVID-19 peak comes this week: spokespeople

VANCOUVER — While the most challenging days of COVID-19 are predicted to be ahead for British Columbia’s health-care system, representatives for doctors and nurses say their members are on the verge of a possible collapse. Doctors of BC president Dr.
COVID-19 restrictions extended, teachers must disclose vaccination status

COVID-19 restrictions extended, teachers must disclose vaccination status

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor has extended a COVID-19 order that will keep gyms and fitness centres closed and limit gatherings at events and restaurants. Dr.
Federal decision on fish farms prompts closure of B.C. processing plant: company

Federal decision on fish farms prompts closure of B.C. processing plant: company

SURREY, B.C. — One of the largest farmed salmon producers operating in B.C. says it's permanently closing its processing plant in Surrey, B.C., because of a federal government decision to phase out some fish farms.
Passengers should check for ferry cancellations due to staffing issues: BC Ferries

Passengers should check for ferry cancellations due to staffing issues: BC Ferries

VANCOUVER — A BC Ferries spokesman is encouraging passengers to check online for possible service disruptions before heading to a terminal.
Truckers call on B.C. government to ensure dangerous highways cleaned

Truckers call on B.C. government to ensure dangerous highways cleaned

VANCOUVER — A group representing truck drivers is calling on the B.C. government to ensure highways are cleared of snow and dangerous potholes are fixed or goods will no longer be transported.

Crimestoppers seeking tips for liquor theft

Greater Victoria Crime Stoppers has put out a notice about a woman believed to have stolen about $1,000 worth of alcohol from a 1600 block Fort Street liquor store. She is suspected of taking several bottles of alcohol. The Jan.
Tsunami advisories cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia

Tsunami advisories cancelled in all areas of coastal British Columbia

The National Tsunami Warning Center has cancelled sweeping advisories that blanketed much of coastal British Columbia on Saturday and cautioned residents to be mindful of potential strong currents and waves along local shorelines.
CN Rail chooses not to prosecute 2020 blockade participants

CN Rail chooses not to prosecute 2020 blockade participants

The blockade was held in solidarity with Wet'suwet'en hereditary chiefs fighting against the Coastal Gaslink Pipeline.

RCMP say missing B.C. woman was killed, charge 51-year-old man with murder

QUESNEL, B.C. — A man in Quesnel, B.C., has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of a woman who was reported missing earlier this month. RCMP Staff Sgt.