Serious motorcycle accident on Duffy Lake Road closes Highway 99
A serious accident on the Duffy Lake Road has closed Highway 99 in both directions. The accident happened 27 kilometres north of Pemberton.
Alert issued after two die in carbon monoxide poisoning
The Technical Safety BC is alerting the public after two incidents of fatal exposure to carbon monoxide in the province.
Warning issued about online cannabis scam
The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning customers about fraudulent online cannabis retailers.
One in three people avoiding health care workers: UBC research
One in three people in BC have been avoiding health care workers, according to a new research by UBC.
Health Canada issues recall for Valor fireplaces
Health Canada has issued a recall for Valor H5 series fireplaces due to risk of breaking glass that can cause a laceration.
$2,000 ticket for those breaking COVID-19 rules
Police and other provincial enforcement officers are being given the power to issue $2,000 violation tickets for owners or organizers contravening the provincial health officer’s (PHO) order on gatherings and events.
Two rescued from sinking boat in Georgia Strait
RCMP officers patrolling along the marine border in Georgia Strait rescued two people after their boat sank in the water.
Drive-thru COVID-19 test available in Vancouver
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) is opening a new first-come first-serve testing site in Vancouver to provide increased screening and testing for COVID-19.
Vancouver man pleads guilty in vicious beating of girlfriend’s dog
A man accused of brutally beating his girlfriend’s dog in 2016 plead guilty in a Vancouver court.
Grizzly bear attacks man near Lillooet
The Conservation Officer Service is investigating after a 58-year-old man was attacked by a grizzly bear in the Lillooeet area on Sunday.
COVID-19 exposure warning for lounge in Trump Hotel
Vancouver Coastal Health has issued a new COVID-19 exposure warning for a lounge located in the Trump International Hotel and Tower in Downtown Vancouver.
COVID-19 alert issued for Vancouver night club
Vancouver Coastal Health has issued a new COVID-19 exposure warning for a club in Downtown Vancouver.
BC hiring 500 workers for COVID-19 contact tracing
The Province will hire approximately 500 additional health professionals to increase contact tracing around the province.
Students back in school by September 10
Students will be back to class by September 10 and will get familiar with classrooms that look different than they did before the pandemic.
Information sought in cold case of woman’s death at SkyTrain station
The BC Coroners Service and Vancouver Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a woman whose death occurred
COVID-19 test results available on my ehealth portal
COVID-19 test results can be accessed online or by phone or text through my e-health online service. Effective immediately, outpatient
COVID-19 exposure alert for shoe shop on Robson Street
Vancouver Coastal Health has issued a new COVID-19 exposure warning for a foot wear retailer in Downtown Vancouver. VCH has
Over five million cigarettes seized last year in BC
More than five million illegal cigarettes were seized last year in BC, with Surrey, Vancouver and Kelowna topping the list for seizures.
COVID-19 exposure warning for Vancouver restaurant and lounge
Vancouver Coastal Health has issued a new COVID-19 exposure warning for a restaurant and lounge in Downtown Vancouver.