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Contracts still not awarded for permanent repairs to the Coquihalla, set to begin this summer

Contracts still not awarded for permanent repairs to the Coquihalla, set to begin this summer

An announcement is expected in the coming weeks.
Researchers in B.C. to map landslides in Fraser River, help protect salmon

Researchers in B.C. to map landslides in Fraser River, help protect salmon

VANCOUVER — British Columbia geoscientists are returning to the scene of a massive landslide on the Fraser River to map its effects and assess the risk of future slides on salmon.
Number of people in hospital with COVID-19 increases in B.C.

Number of people in hospital with COVID-19 increases in B.C.

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is seeing an increase in the number of hospitalizations of patients with COVID-19. Weekly numbers released by the B.C.
Former B.C. premier says Canada has taken a back seat to others in LNG market

Former B.C. premier says Canada has taken a back seat to others in LNG market

VANCOUVER — Former British Columbia premier Christy Clark says Canada’s natural gas industry is losing ground internationally because of government over-regulation, while Australia makes more gains in the Pacific market.
Why it may take 'several years' for the B.C. Securities Commission to collect more fines

Why it may take 'several years' for the B.C. Securities Commission to collect more fines

New collection powers granted to the B.C. Securities Commission will take time to reflect in annual revenue streams, says director of enforcement Doug Muir.
Man sent back to U.S. after being found with missing teen in West Vancouver

Man sent back to U.S. after being found with missing teen in West Vancouver

A 15-year-old girl, missing from Abbotsford for six days, was spotted in the company of a U.S. man, by an alert citizen in West Van.
Mediated talks collapse, strike continues in lengthy Sea-to-Sky transit dispute

Mediated talks collapse, strike continues in lengthy Sea-to-Sky transit dispute

VANCOUVER — A quick return of bus service in B.C.'s Sea-to-Sky corridor from Squamish to Pemberton isn't expected after mediated talks broke down between transit workers and their employer.
Small flock in Comox Valley is B.C.'s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

Small flock in Comox Valley is B.C.'s 7th to test positive for avian influenza

VICTORIA — A small poultry flock in British Columbia's Comox Valley has tested positive for the avian flu, the first case on Vancouver Island.
B.C. drops 24 tickets against pastors issued for violating COVID-19 orders

B.C. drops 24 tickets against pastors issued for violating COVID-19 orders

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — British Columbia's Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed it dropped two dozen COVID-19 violation tickets against three Chilliwack, B.C.
'At the mercy of Mother Nature': B.C. hydrologist warns of increasing flood risk

'At the mercy of Mother Nature': B.C. hydrologist warns of increasing flood risk

Heavy rain, hot weather and severe thunderstorms are all potential flood risks for B.C. right now.