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B.C. blaze that destroyed homes near Squamish doubles in size: wildfire service

B.C. blaze that destroyed homes near Squamish doubles in size: wildfire service

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The first major blaze of British Columbia's 2020 fire season has doubled in size near Squamish, but the BC Wildfire Service says that is due to better mapping, not further spread of the flames.
You can now send an online greeting to a senior in B.C.

You can now send an online greeting to a senior in B.C.

Vancouver mayor says B.C. relief not enough to ward off layoffs, service cuts

VICTORIA — Vancouver's mayor says community relief measures introduced Thursday by the British Columbia government are not enough to prevent city layoffs and service cuts.
Crews make progress on uncontrolled wildfire north of Squamish, B.C.

Crews make progress on uncontrolled wildfire north of Squamish, B.C.

SQUAMISH, B.C. — The BC Wildfire Service says crews are making good progress on a ground fire that's so far charred one square kilometre of bush and trees in the Upper Squamish Valley.
Fluevog designs 'The Dr. Henry' shoe inspired by B.C. provincial health officer

Fluevog designs 'The Dr. Henry' shoe inspired by B.C. provincial health officer

VANCOUVER — B.C. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry is adding another title to her long list of credentials — shoe muse. John Fluevog Shoes is launching a limited edition shoe called "The Dr. Henry," inspired by the public health official.
B.C. mayor wants province to seize hotel rooms, put homeless people in them

B.C. mayor wants province to seize hotel rooms, put homeless people in them

Two B.C. paper mills face longer closures because of COVID-19 pandemic

RICHMOND, B.C. — The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest calamity to hit a British Columbia-based pulp and specialty printing company, forcing it to extend shutdowns at two B.C. mills until at least mid-summer.
Federal inmate dies from COVID-19 complications at prison in Mission, B.C.

Federal inmate dies from COVID-19 complications at prison in Mission, B.C.

B.C. premier hosts free virtual concert to bring people together amid COVID-19

B.C. premier hosts free virtual concert to bring people together amid COVID-19

VICTORIA — Premier John Horgan is hosting a free livestream concert Thursday that features four British Columbia musicians, including Juno and Grammy award winners. The line-up includes jazz-pop-soul artist Alex Cuba from Smithers, B.C.
Uncontrolled slash fire burning fast, prompting evacuations near Squamish: RCMP

Uncontrolled slash fire burning fast, prompting evacuations near Squamish: RCMP

SQUAMISH, B.C. — An out of control fire was threatening homes, a campground and BC Hydro infrastructure Wednesday night north of Squamish, British Columbia.