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BC Children's Hospital triages patients from E/R due to respiratory illness spike

VANCOUVER — The BC Children's Hospital in Vancouver says it's triaging less serious patients from its emergency department to a nearby area due to a surge of people with respiratory illnesses.
B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

B.C. Premier Eby promises $230M in police funding for RCMP vacancies, new hires

VICTORIA — British Columbia Premier David Eby has announced $230 million in police and other public safety funding, the latest in a whirlwind series of commitments since he was sworn in last week.
B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

B.C. New Democrat housing legislation moves toward third reading after Tuesday votes

VICTORIA — The first two pieces of legislation proposed by Premier David Eby are expected to be passed Thursday, despite testy exchanges in the legislature about the government's move to impose time limits on debate.
Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Police issue warning after North Van man targeted in fake kidnapping scam

Scammers spoofed wife’s cellphone number and demanded a ransom be paid or the woman would be harmed.
Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

Vote buying application filed at BC Supreme Court over Pouce Coupe mayoral election

BC’s Local Government Act underlines rules for candidates.
Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

Coquihalla Highway closed between Merritt and Hope due to 'police incident'

DriveBC reports the closure extends all the way from Hope to Merritt in both directions.
Anti-McCallum group, new Victoria mayor fined for election advertising omissions

Anti-McCallum group, new Victoria mayor fined for election advertising omissions

Both failed to include mandatory authorization statements in some of their campaign advertising, said Elections BC.
A look back at soccer star Alphonso Davies' time at a Burnaby high school

A look back at soccer star Alphonso Davies' time at a Burnaby high school

'He really never changed' said Burnaby Central Secondary athletic director Andrew Vagnarelli of soccer star Alphonso Davies, who started for Team Canada at the World Cup Tuesday.
Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

Robbery, chase, shooting, crash and police response cause mayhem in Coquitlam, B.C.

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A search is underway for two people linked to a violent series of events that brought the Tuesday evening rush hour to a standstill along a section of Highway 1 through Coquitlam, B.C.
Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in B.C.

Cross-border shoppers at a crossroads in B.C.

Canada-U.S. shopping ‘habits may be lost’ due to pandemic, says retail analyst
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