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B.C. auditor general says accounting fix should improve tax revenue estimates

B.C. auditor general says accounting fix should improve tax revenue estimates

VICTORIA — British Columbia auditor general Michael Pickup says the provincial government is using more up-to-date information to forecast income tax revenue, something he expects to improve financial estimates that have routinely been off by more th
Woman dies in 'serious incident' at Whistler Blackcomb resort

Woman dies in 'serious incident' at Whistler Blackcomb resort

WHISTLER, B.C. — Whistler Blackcomb ski resort says a Vancouver woman has died in a "serious incident" over the weekend.
Surrey, B.C., hospital to get critical care tower with acute, specialized services

Surrey, B.C., hospital to get critical care tower with acute, specialized services

SURREY, B.C. — A new critical care tower will be built at the current hospital site in Surrey, B.C., to take pressure off the overcrowded emergency room and add capacity for specialized care, Premier David Eby says.
'I'm actually surprised': BC Wildfire Service sees big increase in firefighter applicants

'I'm actually surprised': BC Wildfire Service sees big increase in firefighter applicants

The service says workers' mental health and well-being will be a top priority in 2024.
B.C. begins offering in-province immunotherapy treatment for lymphoma, leukemia

B.C. begins offering in-province immunotherapy treatment for lymphoma, leukemia

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is beginning to offer an immunotherapy cancer treatment in the province for some patients who haven't had success with standard chemotherapy or radiation.
BC Hydro restoring power after wind storm leaves thousands in the dark

BC Hydro restoring power after wind storm leaves thousands in the dark

VANCOUVER — BC Hydro is restoring electricity to customers after strong wind gusts knocked out power to thousands of customers. Environment Canada issued wind warnings Saturday for parts of British Columbia and many are still in effect today.
'I missed screaming about stuff': The Jerry Cans' Andrew Morrison on his solo project

'I missed screaming about stuff': The Jerry Cans' Andrew Morrison on his solo project

TORONTO — Sometimes Andrew Morrison felt as if his Nunavut-based rock band the Jerry Cans was suffocated by the expectations put upon them.
Premier Eby meets Jewish leaders and vows to 'root out' antisemitism in B.C.

Premier Eby meets Jewish leaders and vows to 'root out' antisemitism in B.C.

The premier said although none of the cases relayed to him by the Jewish groups have been reported to the province, he knows from personal experience as a human rights lawyer that people may be "incredibly scared" to come forward.
B.C. RCMP announce seizure of millions of dollars worth of contraband cigarettes

B.C. RCMP announce seizure of millions of dollars worth of contraband cigarettes

SURREY, B.C. — Police in British Columbia say they've seized more than 27 tonnes of contraband cigarettes worth more than $24 million in a pair of investigations over the past year.
Recent B.C. weather contributes to rising snowpack, but summer drought risk remains

Recent B.C. weather contributes to rising snowpack, but summer drought risk remains

VICTORIA — Recent snowfall at higher elevations in British Columbia has given a boost to the record low snowpack, but the risk of declining stream flows and drought conditions this summer still remains, says a top River Forecast Centre official.