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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.
Dolphins spotted off of Squamish (VIDEO)

Dolphins spotted off of Squamish (VIDEO)

Squamish photographer spots the mammals in Howe Sound for the second time in 56 years.
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

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.
B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area

B.C. Indigenous nation opposes mineral exploration in culturally sensitive area

VANCOUVER — A mineral exploration company with provincial permits to work in Tahltan territory in northwestern British Columbia is treading on sacred grounds, an elected leader in the nation's government says. Vancouver-based Doubleview Gold Corp.
B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine 'disappointing'

B.C. health minister says delay in Moderna vaccine 'disappointing'

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister says news that Moderna will be delaying shipments of its COVID-19 vaccine is "disappointing.
Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries

Court of Appeal grants partial stay in ruling on B.C. auto injuries

VICTORIA — The British Columbia Court of Appeal has granted a temporary and partial stay in the legal fight over how drivers in the province can have their accident disputes resolved.