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Live updates: British Columbia orders closures due to COVID

Live updates: British Columbia orders closures due to COVID

VICTORIA, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific Coast province of British Columbia is closing bars, nightclubs and gyms because of the omicron coronavirus variant. Starting at 11:59 p.m.
Egg-throwing led to stabbing, jail time in Chilliwack noise dispute

Egg-throwing led to stabbing, jail time in Chilliwack noise dispute

A Chilliwack noise incident escalated from a party to egg-throwing and then a violent assault with a knife, a B.C. Supreme Court judge recounted in sentencing.
B.C. expected to dramatically expand rapid COVID testing in face of Omicron

B.C. expected to dramatically expand rapid COVID testing in face of Omicron

Province has requested 11 million tests from federal government's expected cache of 84 million by mid-January
B.C. bars, nightclubs ordered closed, restaurant groups restricted under new public health orders

B.C. bars, nightclubs ordered closed, restaurant groups restricted under new public health orders

You won't be ringing in 2022 at a bar or nightclub in Vancouver, or anywhere else in B.C.
No holiday ramp-up for COVID-19 boosters as B.C. secures mass vax sites for January

No holiday ramp-up for COVID-19 boosters as B.C. secures mass vax sites for January

Some vaccine clinics still reducing capacity amid holiday Omicron surge
23 car crashes every hour over the holidays: ICBC

23 car crashes every hour over the holidays: ICBC

Richmond sees the most crashes between November and January, RCMP say
Flooding refloats U.S.-Canada infrastructure bank idea

Flooding refloats U.S.-Canada infrastructure bank idea

Cross-border capital pool could help mitigate future natural disasters, analyst says.
Only a team effort can stave off the next B.C. flood disaster: mayor

Only a team effort can stave off the next B.C. flood disaster: mayor

November deluge underscores need for better flood prevention and management.
Disaster prompts rethink of long-term road and bridge planning

Disaster prompts rethink of long-term road and bridge planning

Rebuilding flood-damaged infrastructure in the province will cost billions.
Deadly weather draws investment to B.C. clean tech

Deadly weather draws investment to B.C. clean tech

New report shows a surge in financing for climate-change technology companies.