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B.C. officials to announce travel restrictions today to limit COVID-19 spread

B.C. officials to announce travel restrictions today to limit COVID-19 spread

VICTORIA — British Columbia's solicitor general is to announce provincial travel restrictions today to help limit the spread of COVID-19. Mike Farnworth is expected to give details of what the government views as essential travel while B.C.
Former minister tells inquiry money laundering on B.C. radar, but so were guns, gangs

Former minister tells inquiry money laundering on B.C. radar, but so were guns, gangs

VANCOUVER — Reports of money laundering at British Columbia casinos had the attention of the government a decade ago, says the interim leader of the Liberal party who was then the minister in charge of gaming.
B.C. cancels scheduled surgeries in nine hospitals as COVID patient count jumps

B.C. cancels scheduled surgeries in nine hospitals as COVID patient count jumps

VICTORIA — Hundreds of scheduled surgeries in British Columbia have been postponed as the number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals reaches a new peak.
BC Liberals delayed ‘costly’ money laundering task force, inquiry hears

BC Liberals delayed ‘costly’ money laundering task force, inquiry hears

Key government officials also say they learned about money laundering in casinos from media reports, and not gambling officials and regulators
Feds say Trans Mountain must halt Burnaby tree cutting until August

Feds say Trans Mountain must halt Burnaby tree cutting until August

New details emailed to the NOW
Vaccine update: BB.C. ‘working on’ plan for second doses amid AstraZeneca shortage

Vaccine update: BB.C. ‘working on’ plan for second doses amid AstraZeneca shortage

B.C. will run out of its AstraZeneca supply in the coming week, says health minister
Metro Vancouver has a growing shortage of veterinarians, says BC SPCA

Metro Vancouver has a growing shortage of veterinarians, says BC SPCA

The non-profit animal welfare society has launched a pledge campaign
Police report 15 gang-linked killings in Metro Vancouver in 2021 after dip since 2017

Police report 15 gang-linked killings in Metro Vancouver in 2021 after dip since 2017

SURREY, B.C. — The man fatally shot outside a sports complex in Langley, B.C.
Port Coquitlam neighbourhood 'an escape route' in murder of Langley ex-MMA fighter, UN Gang member

Port Coquitlam neighbourhood 'an escape route' in murder of Langley ex-MMA fighter, UN Gang member

The murderer's burned-out vehicle was found near Terry Fox Secondary in Port Coquitlam, but police say there is no specific connection to the neighbourhood as they continue to seek witnesses.
Friend’s death leads to careless firearm-handling conviction

Friend’s death leads to careless firearm-handling conviction

Abbotsford man Jered Allain has been handed a two-year conditional sentence for the careless handling of a firearm in the case of the shooting death of his best friend