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B.C. reports 50 new COVID-19 cases, one death on eve of summer holiday weekend

VICTORIA — Health officials in British Columbia are reporting 50 new COVID-19 cases and one death as the province heads into a summer holiday weekend. Provincial health officer Dr.
BC Hydro says pandemic hits Site C project, expect delays, cost increases

BC Hydro says pandemic hits Site C project, expect delays, cost increases

VICTORIA — Construction delays and rising costs on British Columbia's Site C dam project are being blamed on the impact of the pandemic, but it's prompted the provincial government to appoint an adviser to look over the operation.

COVID-19 guidelines lay out fall session rules for B.C. universities, colleges

VICTORIA — New COVID-19 guidelines for post-secondary institutions, ranging from transportation to support for international students, have been released as colleges and universities gear up for the start of classes in the fall.
B.C.'s finance minister says rent relief extension for business aids recovery

B.C.'s finance minister says rent relief extension for business aids recovery

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says the province welcomes a federal government decision to extend help to businesses struggling with rent payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Carole James says B.C.

Appeal for witnesses after long-time Vancouver overdose prevention worker killed

VANCOUVER — A worker at an overdose prevention site in Vancouver's West End has been identified as the city's ninth homicide victim of 2020 and police are appealing for witnesses as they track his killer.
ICBC & police warn impaired drivers ahead of long weekend

ICBC & police warn impaired drivers ahead of long weekend

On average, four people are killed and 620 people injured in 2,200 crashes across the province over the B.C. long weekend

B.C. report on drowning cautions against overestimating swimming ability

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's power authority has released a survey showing most people overestimate their swimming ability and may be more at risk of drowning.
Visitors aren't welcome during COVID on Haida Gwaii, at Tahltan Nation

Visitors aren't welcome during COVID on Haida Gwaii, at Tahltan Nation

DEASE LAKE, B.C. — The Tahltan Nation has issued a notice that the public should avoid its territory in northwest British Columbia until there's a vaccine or community immunity for COVID-19.

Fraser Valley, part of Metro Vancouver under air quality advisory over pollution

VANCOUVER — An air quality advisory has been issued for eastern Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of pollution.

Homicide team in B.C. says human remains found a week after vehicle fire put out

BURNABY, B.C. — A burned-out vehicle taken to a tow yard last week in Burnaby, British Columbia, is now part of a homicide investigation.