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Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019.

Vancouver police officer charged with assault during an arrest in 2019.

VICTORIA — A Vancouver police officer faces an assault charge. The BC Prosecution Service issued a statement Friday saying the charge has been approved against Const. Arminder Singh Gill.
More Moderna vaccine on the way to B.C. as adults with first dose tops 75 per cent

More Moderna vaccine on the way to B.C. as adults with first dose tops 75 per cent

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is working on incorporating a "significant additional" shipment of Moderna vaccine into its plans as it pushes for more people to sign up for their second dose.
China and its Vancouver allies clap back at CCP critics

China and its Vancouver allies clap back at CCP critics

Chinese Benevolent Association of Vancouver rebuts claims of genocide in Xinjiang, adding to its support for Hong Kong’s national security law.
B.C. to launch compulsory skilled trades certification system

B.C. to launch compulsory skilled trades certification system

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is launching a compulsory skilled trades certification system that it says will strengthen economic recovery by addressing labour shortages and supporting higher-paying, more stable jobs.
Site C: COVID-19 daily update

Site C: COVID-19 daily update

One new case reported June 9
Here's why you might see robots at Vancouver's airport, some hotels

Here's why you might see robots at Vancouver's airport, some hotels

Burnaby firm launches autonomous robots following $2M project
B.C. mayors back Vancouver's bid to decriminalize drugs, urge federal support

B.C. mayors back Vancouver's bid to decriminalize drugs, urge federal support

VANCOUVER — A plan by the City of Vancouver to gain Health Canada approval to decriminalize small amounts of illicit drugs has won support from the mayors of seven other British Columbia cities.
Second auto insurance rebate coming in B.C. as pandemic prompts crash savings

Second auto insurance rebate coming in B.C. as pandemic prompts crash savings

VICTORIA — A second insurance rebate is coming for British Columbia drivers thanks to lower claim costs due to fewer crashes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The government says the Insurance Corporation of B.C.
Bill tabled in U.S. Senate to allow cruise ships to permanently bypass B.C.

Bill tabled in U.S. Senate to allow cruise ships to permanently bypass B.C.

Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has estimated that the cruise-ship sector adds about $2.2 billion to B.C.'s economy through the support of 13,866 jobs and almost $700 million in wages.
Top doctor says B.C. on track to ease more restrictions next week

Top doctor says B.C. on track to ease more restrictions next week

VICTORIA — British Columbia's top doctor says she's confident more COVID-19 restrictions can be lifted next week as planned due to dramatic declines in cases and transmission rates. Provincial health officer Dr.