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Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. rise to seven-week high

Active COVID-19 infections in B.C. rise to seven-week high

Health officials are closely monitoring 8,659 people for symptoms because of possible infections – the highest total in almost eight weeks.
TransLink study shows copper kills almost all bacteria on high-touch surfaces

TransLink study shows copper kills almost all bacteria on high-touch surfaces

VANCOUVER — Results of a study led by Metro Vancouver's transit operator reveal copper on high-touch surfaces is lethal to bacteria. A statement from TransLink says the findings of the industry-leading trial show copper products kill up to 99.
B.C. casino operators unsure when they'll be able to reopen

B.C. casino operators unsure when they'll be able to reopen

Conversations with provincial health officer, WorkSafeBC and casino operators 'very positive'
Vancouver residents told to avoid feeding Canada geese, report nests as flocks grow

Vancouver residents told to avoid feeding Canada geese, report nests as flocks grow

Vancouver's parks board is taking action to control the increasing numbers of messy and aggressive Canada geese.
British Columbia's vaccination plan leaves little 'room for error'

British Columbia's vaccination plan leaves little 'room for error'

Glacier Media special report: How the province aims to immunize 4.3 million British Columbians by the end of September.
Four demonstrators arrested after blocking access to Vancouver port for 24 hours

Four demonstrators arrested after blocking access to Vancouver port for 24 hours

VANCOUVER — Indigenous youth calling themselves Braided Warriors temporarily blocked and forced the shutdown of a major Vancouver intersection to protest a 90-day jail sentence handed to an anti-pipeline protester.
Avalanche Canada special warning for mountains in western Alberta, eastern B.C.

Avalanche Canada special warning for mountains in western Alberta, eastern B.C.

REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Avalanche Canada has issued a special warning to people who use the backcountry in the mountains of western Alberta and eastern British Columbia.
Dog owners being warned after poisonous mixture found on Vancouver Island

Dog owners being warned after poisonous mixture found on Vancouver Island

Police and people living in Sidney are warning others after rat poison covered in peanut butter was found on the ground near a marina.
British Columbia targets gun violence in new legislation

British Columbia targets gun violence in new legislation

VICTORIA — British Columbia wants to try and reduce shootings connected to gangs and drugs with legislation introduced Wednesday that partly focuses on the transportation of illegal firearms.
B.C. vaccinates more than 200,000 people for COVID-19, as second dose shots fall to a trickle

B.C. vaccinates more than 200,000 people for COVID-19, as second dose shots fall to a trickle

203,193 B.C. residents have had at least one dose of a vaccine, for an average of 2,639 people per day during the roll-out.
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