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Canada-wide warrant issued for man on statutory release for manslaughter

VANCOUVER — A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a man police say allegedly committed new crimes this week while on statutory release for a manslaughter conviction.

B.C. residents should still wear masks in indoor public places: top doctor

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor is encouraging people to continue wearing masks in all indoor places, even as they're no longer mandatory starting Canada Day. Dr.
B.C. records nearly 500 deaths and counting during heat wave

B.C. records nearly 500 deaths and counting during heat wave

The BC Coroners Service has launched an investigation to find out what the province could have done better to prepare for the heat wave.
'We ain't seen nothing yet': Expect more, hotter heat waves, says climate scientist

'We ain't seen nothing yet': Expect more, hotter heat waves, says climate scientist

The heat wave began Friday when an intense high pressure system settled over B.C., creating a stagnant heat dome.
Protocols in place for those fighting wildfires in B.C. amid historic heat wave

Protocols in place for those fighting wildfires in B.C. amid historic heat wave

Crews have been instructed to take more frequent breaks, every 30 to 60 minutes, to avoid heat stroke.
Wildfire northwest of Kamloops prompts expanded evacuations, now covers 4,000 hectares

Wildfire northwest of Kamloops prompts expanded evacuations, now covers 4,000 hectares

The Sparks Lake fire, burning north of Kamloops Lake, was discovered on Monday and has grown quickly in size.
Everything you need to know about B.C.'s new rules for gatherings starting July 1

Everything you need to know about B.C.'s new rules for gatherings starting July 1

"But everybody needs to move at their own pace in this as well," said B.C.'s top doctor.
Private donation helps protect threatened British Columbia island

Private donation helps protect threatened British Columbia island

VANCOUVER — The BC Parks Foundation says a private donation has allowed the purchase of threatened Coastal Douglas fir ecosystems in the Strait of Georgia.
Foreign buyers’ tax upheld; not discriminatory: B.C. Court of Appeal

Foreign buyers’ tax upheld; not discriminatory: B.C. Court of Appeal

Tax deemed valid under provincial legislation and not discriminatory against any one nationality
B.C. heat wave leads to 11-hour ambulance wait time, spike in sudden deaths

B.C. heat wave leads to 11-hour ambulance wait time, spike in sudden deaths

'We’re experiencing probably the busiest 48 hours we’ve had on record,' says Vancouver Assistant Fire Chief