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B.C. restaurants can serve liquor later, banquet halls re-open with limited capacity

B.C. restaurants can serve liquor later, banquet halls re-open with limited capacity

Step 2 of the province's re-opening plan begins June 15. Here's what it means for restaurants, bars, and pubs in B.C.
Date set for pandemic-delayed inquest into 2016 in-custody death of B.C. teen

Date set for pandemic-delayed inquest into 2016 in-custody death of B.C. teen

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. — An inquest into the police-custody death of an 18-year-old Vancouver Island woman will be held in Port Alberni next week, nearly five years after she died.
Woman seriously injured in traffic stop in British Columbia: police watchdog

Woman seriously injured in traffic stop in British Columbia: police watchdog

CASTLEGAR, B.C. — British Columbia's police watchdog says a woman suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after she was pulled over in a traffic stop in Castlegar on Saturday.
Coastal logging needs old-growth for at least next decade, forester says

Coastal logging needs old-growth for at least next decade, forester says

The province has agreed to a request by the Pacheedaht, Ditidaht and Huu-ay-aht First Nations to defer logging in about 2,000 hectares of old-growth forest for two years.
B.C.'s next steps in safe restart plan set for today as COVID-19 vaccines take hold

B.C.'s next steps in safe restart plan set for today as COVID-19 vaccines take hold

VICTORIA — British Columbia seems poised to relax public health measures imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19 today as it seeks to have the province fully reopened soon after Labour Day.
Old-growth logging opponents launch hunger strike as arrests continue at Fairy Creek

Old-growth logging opponents launch hunger strike as arrests continue at Fairy Creek

VICTORIA — Opponents of old-growth logging on southern Vancouver Island say they will stage a hunger strike in Vancouver until they can meet with British Columbia Premier John Horgan and Jonathan Wilkinson, the federal environment and climate change
B.C. Liberals election defeat post-mortem document says vote not "winnable" at start

B.C. Liberals election defeat post-mortem document says vote not "winnable" at start

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Liberal Party says last fall's election defeat was caused by factors that included an unenthusiastic campaign platform, an uncomfortable leader and widespread perception within the party it was destined to lose.
Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019.

Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019.

VICTORIA — A Vancouver police officer faces an assault charge. The BC Prosecution Service issued a statement Friday saying the charge has been approved against Const. Arminder Singh Gill.
More Moderna vaccine on the way to B.C. as adults with first dose tops 75 per cent

More Moderna vaccine on the way to B.C. as adults with first dose tops 75 per cent

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is working on incorporating a "significant additional" shipment of Moderna vaccine into its plans as it pushes for more people to sign up for their second dose.
China and its Vancouver allies clap back at CCP critics

China and its Vancouver allies clap back at CCP critics

Chinese Benevolent Association of Vancouver rebuts claims of genocide in Xinjiang, adding to its support for Hong Kong’s national security law.