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B.C. announces $3.5-million fund to clean up shores of central coast

B.C. announces $3.5-million fund to clean up shores of central coast

The move is part of a bid to create jobs as communities try to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Vancouver Aquarium closes programming amid 'financially challenging' time

Vancouver Aquarium closes programming amid 'financially challenging' time

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Aquarium is closing to the public, putting its programming on pause while it attempts to recover from the financial devastation of COVID-19.
Winds fan flames of B.C. wildfire as crews race to battle the blaze

Winds fan flames of B.C. wildfire as crews race to battle the blaze

CANAL FLATS, B.C. — Wind gusts fanned the flames of a wildfire near a village at the southern end of Columbia Lake in British Columbia late Saturday, increasing the size of the blaze by about four square kilometres.

Vehicle catches fire after late Saturday collision in Surrey, B.C.

SURREY, B.C. — RCMP say they are investigating a Saturday night collision in Surrey, B.C. They say the force of the collision caused one vehicle to catch fire.

Abbotsford police investigate late Saturday shooting at residential driveway

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Police are investigating after shots were fired late Saturday in a residential driveway in Abbotsford, B.C. Abbotsford police say they spoke to a 22-year-old man and his girlfriend who were in their vehicle in the driveway.

Police seeking driver in hit-and-run collision in Ladysmith, B.C.

LADYSMITH, B.C. — The Mounties are investigating a Saturday morning collision near the east coast of Vancouver Island that left one person dead.

Wildfire crews battle B.C. fire near Columbia Lake while dealing with gusty winds

PENTICTON, B.C. — Fire crews are battling a blaze near a village at the southern end of Columbia Lake in British Columbia had to contend with gusty winds that could fan the flames on Saturday.

Vancouver School Board working on a transition option for students

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver School Board says it is working on an alternate back-to-school option for parents who are not comfortable sending their children into classrooms.
Operator of Vancouver Trump tower, TA Hotel Management, declares bankruptcy

Operator of Vancouver Trump tower, TA Hotel Management, declares bankruptcy

B.C. hits new daily record, reporting 124 cases of COVID-19 on Friday

B.C. hits new daily record, reporting 124 cases of COVID-19 on Friday

VICTORIA — British Columbia reported 124 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, setting a new daily record. In a joint news release, Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry say active cases have ticked up to 974 in B.C.