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Elections BC plans for safe vote during pandemic, expects surge in mail-in ballots

Elections BC plans for safe vote during pandemic, expects surge in mail-in ballots

VICTORIA — Voting in British Columbia's Oct. 24 election will be safe, historic and take about as much time as it does to order a cup of coffee, says the chief electoral officer.

Second wave semantics: B.C. health officer says COVID-19 will be here for long haul

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says the resurgence the province is seeing in COVID-19 cases could be a second wave, but she believes the illness can be suppressed heading into the fall.
Government proclamation celebrates BC SPCA’s 125 years of protecting animals

Government proclamation celebrates BC SPCA’s 125 years of protecting animals

Three men in Port Moody eatery face fines for COVID-19 violations

Three men in Port Moody eatery face fines for COVID-19 violations

PORT MOODY, B.C. — Three men in Port Moody, B.C., have been fined for not following restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19 at a restaurant.
Crowdfund for 'Battlestar Galactica' star Michael Hogan exceeds $150K goal

Crowdfund for 'Battlestar Galactica' star Michael Hogan exceeds $150K goal

VANCOUVER — A crowdfunding campaign has raised more than $150,000 to help cover "Battlestar Galactica" star Michael Hogan's medical expenses after suffering a "life-changing" brain injury.
All evacuation alerts now lifted near only remaining wildfire of note in B.C.

All evacuation alerts now lifted near only remaining wildfire of note in B.C.

NELSON, B.C. — Evacuation alerts have now been lifted for the only remaining properties in British Columbia still affected by a wildfire.
B.C.'s top doctor to share details about COVID-19 election guidelines on Tuesday

B.C.'s top doctor to share details about COVID-19 election guidelines on Tuesday

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says public health guidelines on COVID-19 will remain in place as the province heads into an election next month. Provincial health officer Dr.
B.C.'s top doctor says most COVID-19 exposures at schools have been low risk

B.C.'s top doctor says most COVID-19 exposures at schools have been low risk

VICTORIA — British Columbia's provincial health officer says most COVID-19 exposure events at schools have been low risk and there has not been any transmission within schools so far. Dr.

B.C. privacy commissioner will hear First Nations complaints about COVID

VICTORIA — British Columbia's information and privacy commissioner will investigate a complaint by a coalition of First Nations over a lack of information from the province about the spread of COVID-19.
'Monkey Beach' film brings beloved Haisla novel to life with 'magical realism'

'Monkey Beach' film brings beloved Haisla novel to life with 'magical realism'

VANCOUVER — This year's Vancouver International Film Festival starts just above the surface of dark ocean waters off the coast of Haisla Nation territory in northern British Columbia.