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Ban on indoor dining at B.C. restaurants officially extended through May long weekend

Ban on indoor dining at B.C. restaurants officially extended through May long weekend

As expected, the current restriction banning indoor dining at restaurants across British Columbia has been extended.
B.C. lowering age range for AstraZeneca vaccine to 40+

B.C. lowering age range for AstraZeneca vaccine to 40+

The government is forecasting that it will start to see the positive impacts of the vaccine program on hospitalizations starting at the end of April.
Federal budget earmarks $30b for childcare as pandemic exposes inequalities

Federal budget earmarks $30b for childcare as pandemic exposes inequalities

Canada's finance Minister Chrystia Freeland presented the federal budget on Monday, revealing plans for $10-per-day childcare
Man riding electric scooter collides with coyote in Stanley Park: VPD

Man riding electric scooter collides with coyote in Stanley Park: VPD

While laying injured on the ground, "two coyotes began tugging at the man’s jacket and clothes."
Flood warning, watches issued as river levels in B.C. Interior swell with snowmelt

Flood warning, watches issued as river levels in B.C. Interior swell with snowmelt

VANCOUVER — Flood warnings and watches were in effect for a wide area of British Columbia's Interior because of snowmelt after several days of unseasonably hot weather, causing rivers and streams to surge.
Weekend gatherings in Vancouver prompt Vancouver mayor to warn of changing tactics

Weekend gatherings in Vancouver prompt Vancouver mayor to warn of changing tactics

Vancouver Mayor Kennedy Stewart says he has contacted the city's chief of police after several gatherings on the weekend violated COVID-19 health restrictions.
Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt, B.C., prompts evacuation alert

Wildfire fanned by winds near Merritt, B.C., prompts evacuation alert

MERRITT, B.C. — A wildfire burning near homes in British Columbia's southern interior has prompted the first evacuation alert of B.C.'s barely three-week-old wildfire season.
Police investigate shooting death of man outside downtown Vancouver restaurant

Police investigate shooting death of man outside downtown Vancouver restaurant

Vancouver police say one man was killed in what they believe was a targeted shooting in a downtown neighbourhood. They say there have been no arrests.
B.C. to start registering people 18 years and older for COVID-19 vaccines

B.C. to start registering people 18 years and older for COVID-19 vaccines

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government says it's inviting people 18 years and older to register for a COVID-19 vaccine over the next week. A Ministry of Health statement Sunday says more than 1.
B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget

B.C. finance minister to table historic pandemic-challenged deficit budget

VICTORIA — British Columbia's finance minister says her professional training as a family therapist helped her develop the New Democrat government's first budget during the COVID-19 pandemic, which she will table Tuesday.
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