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B.C. hiring 500 people to help with COVID-19 contact tracing

VICTORIA — British Columbia is hiring 500 health-care professionals to help with its COVID-19 contact tracing efforts ahead of the flu season and a potential surge in cases.
CBSA, RCMP seize over $800,000-worth of suspected cocaine

CBSA, RCMP seize over $800,000-worth of suspected cocaine

The drugs were seized from a commercial vessel in B.C.
Swimmer has close encounter with pod of orca whales off West Vancouver (VIDEO)

Swimmer has close encounter with pod of orca whales off West Vancouver (VIDEO)

“We came around the corner and I heard him say ‘whales’"
B.C. has highest number of active COVID-19 cases in three months

B.C. has highest number of active COVID-19 cases in three months

Number of new cases continues to be high, although there has not been a pandemic-related death so far this month in B.C.

Shoppers at Vancouver store, passengers on several flights warned of COVID-19

VANCOUVER — The health authority in Vancouver is warning those who shopped at the Foot Locker on Robson Street to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Vancouver Coastal Health says the potential exposure dates were Aug. 4 and Aug.

Parole expanded for Kelly Ellard, killer of B.C. teen, Reena Virk

VANCOUVER — Day parole has been expanded for Kelly Ellard, the woman convicted of killing 14-year-old Reena Virk near Victoria in 1997.
B.C. will delay start of school year: Minister of Education

B.C. will delay start of school year: Minister of Education

School was set to begin on Sept. 8

BC Ferries eligible for joint provincial-federal Safe Restart transit funding

VANCOUVER — The financially struggling BC Ferries will be eligible to receive funding through the joint federal and provincial Safe Restart Agreement.

Police seek witnesses, dashcam video, in Vancouver's tenth homicide of the year

Vancouver police are seeking witnesses to an assault last week on the city's Downtown Eastside, saying the details could be critical to what is now a homicide investigation.
'Wacky' summer on the water: COVID ups the volume and safety concerns near Deep Cove

'Wacky' summer on the water: COVID ups the volume and safety concerns near Deep Cove

People are taking 'anything that floats' to North Vancouver's pristine waters