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Low-income renters got a benefit. Scammers took one day to target it, BC Housing says

Low-income renters got a benefit. Scammers took one day to target it, BC Housing says

VANCOUVER — BC Housing is warning of scammers targeting recipients of a support scheme for elderly low-income renters, just one day after it was announced.
B.C. tables anti-racism legislation, promises to hold public bodies accountable

B.C. tables anti-racism legislation, promises to hold public bodies accountable

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government tabled legislation Thursday that's designed to hold public bodies accountable for addressing systemic racism in policy and programs, the province's attorney general said.
A 'vicious cycle' is scaring away investment from B.C. forests, says industry

A 'vicious cycle' is scaring away investment from B.C. forests, says industry

At an annual meeting of forest executives and insiders, industry offered a consistent message: dwindling wood fibre and regulatory uncertainty is scaring away investment in B.C.
Health Canada warns City of Vancouver over licensing mushroom dispensary

Health Canada warns City of Vancouver over licensing mushroom dispensary

Letter: "Health Canada maintains the position that illegally operating storefronts pose a risk to the health and safety of Canadians."
Scammers impersonating officers to steal from seniors: New Westminster, B.C., police

Scammers impersonating officers to steal from seniors: New Westminster, B.C., police

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. — A recent scam where people impersonated officers to rob a senior has prompted a warning from police in New Westminster, B.C., east of Vancouver.
B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

B.C. seeks to regulate electricity for cryptocurrency miners, citing huge demands

VICTORIA — British Columbia is proposing legal changes that would allow the government to regulate the supply of electricity to cryptocurrency miners.
B.C. moves to accelerate process for thousands needing a family doctor

B.C. moves to accelerate process for thousands needing a family doctor

VICTORIA — The British Columbia government is bringing in new digital tools to help hundreds of thousands of residents who need a family doctor find one faster and easier.
Judge denies bid to toss Ibrahim Ali murder verdict for court delays

Judge denies bid to toss Ibrahim Ali murder verdict for court delays

Ibrahim Ali awaits sentencing for first-degree murder in the death of a 13-year-old Burnaby girl now that a bid to have his guilty verdict thrown out for delays has been dismissed.
Unknown substance closes down section of B.C. hospital, impacts staff health

Unknown substance closes down section of B.C. hospital, impacts staff health

After the incident, Interior Health said several staff reported feeling unwell and some presented to the ER.
Two dead in northern B.C. First Nation, suspect hurt after standoff with police

Two dead in northern B.C. First Nation, suspect hurt after standoff with police

TSAY KEH DENE, B.C. — Two people are dead after a reported shooting in a northern B.C. First Nation.