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Inmates, staff of federal prison in B.C. get masks as authorities step up hygiene

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. — Authorities at a federal institution in British Columbia say they have stepped up precautionary measures after more than 100 inmates were tested positive for the new coronavirus.

B.C. records COVID-19 related death at a First Nations community

VANCOUVER — British Columbia counted its first COVID-19-related death in a First Nations community on Saturday, the province's top doctor said as she announced 95 more people had been diagnosed with the virus. Dr.
B.C. to move homeless people into temporary shelters to protect from pandemic

B.C. to move homeless people into temporary shelters to protect from pandemic

VANCOUVER — British Columbia is looking to temporarily relocate people from tent encampments in Vancouver and Victoria to hotel and community centre accommodations to protect them from the ongoing pandemic.
Pittsburgh takes Abbotsford, B.C. receiver Chase Claypool in second round of NFL draft

Pittsburgh takes Abbotsford, B.C. receiver Chase Claypool in second round of NFL draft

Stronger, more modern B.C. legal system to emerge from COVID pandemic: minister

Stronger, more modern B.C. legal system to emerge from COVID pandemic: minister

VICTORIA — Attorney General David Eby says the COVID-19 pandemic exposed vulnerabilities in British Columbia's legal system, weaknesses that have forged a unified effort to build a stronger, more modern justice administration. Most courts in B.C.
New evacuation order in B.C. as flooding affects central Interior

New evacuation order in B.C. as flooding affects central Interior

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — A flood warning has been issued for a river near Prince George, B.C., after it rose nearly 35 centimetres in a day. The B.C.

Poultry plant in Coquitlam, B.C., closed by health authority over COVID-19

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A poultry processing plant in Coquitlam, B.C., has been closed by Fraser Health after an outbreak of COVID-19 among its workers. The health authority says two workers at the facility operated by Superior Poultry Processors Ltd.
Pet adoption in B.C. interest rises during COVID-19

Pet adoption in B.C. interest rises during COVID-19

B.C. tree planter camps, other industries get new rules to prevent COVID-19 spread

VICTORIA — Thousands of tree planters in British Columbia will be screened for COVID-19 under new rules issued by the provincial health officer as they prepare to travel to remote communities to start their work.
B.C.'s essential service workers matched with child care

B.C.'s essential service workers matched with child care

More than 2,600 essential service workers in British Columbia have been referred to open child care spaces