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Police thank resident for turning in $9,000, money returned to business owner

Police thank resident for turning in $9,000, money returned to business owner

VICTORIA — Police are thanking a Good Samaritan who found an envelope containing $9,000 in downtown Victoria on Tuesday and turned it in.
White Christmas: No dream for drivers in Metro Vancouver as frigid weather arrives

White Christmas: No dream for drivers in Metro Vancouver as frigid weather arrives

VANCOUVER — All signs point to a rare white Christmas for British Columbia's south coast as winter storm warnings covered much of the province, but an incoming system created headaches for drivers in Metro Vancouver within hours of its arrival.
Simon Fraser, UVic, UNBC plan virtual start to university term as pandemic surges

Simon Fraser, UVic, UNBC plan virtual start to university term as pandemic surges

VANCOUVER — Three more British Columbia universities are rejigging the start of their winter terms as the Omicron variant of COVID-19 swells cases of the virus across the province.

B.C. reports 2,046 new COVID-19 infections with high demand for tests

VICTORIA — British Columbia reported 2,046 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, eclipsing the previous record set the day before as the Omicron variant spreads.
Why does Omicron reporting take longer in B.C.?

Why does Omicron reporting take longer in B.C.?

Whole-genome sequencing provides a full map of the virus
Vancouver pot stock promoter pleads the Fifth in massive U.S. fraud case

Vancouver pot stock promoter pleads the Fifth in massive U.S. fraud case

Avtar Dhillon stepped down as director of Vancouver-based cannabis firm Emerald Health Therapeutics following his arrest.
B.C. businesses can apply for grant to offset latest COVID-19 shutdown costs

B.C. businesses can apply for grant to offset latest COVID-19 shutdown costs

VANCOUVER — New one-time grants are on the way for businesses in British Columbia that were forced to shut down by the latest COVID-19 restrictions.
Environment Canada warns frigid temperatures to blanket B.C. through next week

Environment Canada warns frigid temperatures to blanket B.C. through next week

VANCOUVER — Large parts of southern and central British Columbia were under winter storm and snowfall warnings that Environment Canada says were expected to ease by Christmas Eve before the whole province gets a frigid punch.
B.C. Ferries' latest vessel leaves Europe for Victoria

B.C. Ferries' latest vessel leaves Europe for Victoria

Another peak in COVID-19 case counts in B.C., six more deaths

Another peak in COVID-19 case counts in B.C., six more deaths

VANCOUVER — British Columbia has recorded its highest-ever daily COVID-19 case count with 1,474 new infections reported Wednesday as the Omicron variant takes over. The fast-spreading variant led provincial health officer Dr.