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Metro Vancouver renter served one month's notice for running electric fan during heat wave

Metro Vancouver renter served one month's notice for running electric fan during heat wave

The landlord cited ‘abusing electricity’ as the reason for the one month's notice to end the tenancy
Check out these zany 'air conditioners' for sale in Vancouver right now

Check out these zany 'air conditioners' for sale in Vancouver right now

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Record set for illicit drug deaths for first five months of 2021 in British Columbia

Record set for illicit drug deaths for first five months of 2021 in British Columbia

VICTORIA — British Columbia's coroners service says more people have died from suspected illicit drug toxicity in the first five months of 2021 than in any other year during the same period.
Overdose deaths in B.C. reach 851 in first five months of this year

Overdose deaths in B.C. reach 851 in first five months of this year

Vancouver, Surrey and Victoria continue to be hardest hit by drug deaths
The business of heat: Hotels fill up, some restaurants and other businesses close

The business of heat: Hotels fill up, some restaurants and other businesses close

Meanwhile, retail stores are running out of fans
Surrey politics get misty after heat wave bungle

Surrey politics get misty after heat wave bungle

No clear indication city staff has a plan for next heat warning
BC Wildfire Service battling 350-hectare blaze near Kamloops

BC Wildfire Service battling 350-hectare blaze near Kamloops

The fire was first reported Monday afternoon and grew quickly in size.
High vaccination rate, low COVID-19 cases point to further reopening in B.C.

High vaccination rate, low COVID-19 cases point to further reopening in B.C.

VICTORIA — High COVID-19 vaccination rates and a dramatic drop in cases that hasn't been seen since last August have set the stage for a further loosening of restrictions in British Columbia this week. Provincial health officer Dr.
Lytton smashes record for hottest day ever in Canada — again

Lytton smashes record for hottest day ever in Canada — again

They broke it yesterday, they obliterated it today.
Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on B.C. moving into Step 3 on July 1

Dr. Bonnie Henry comments on B.C. moving into Step 3 on July 1

'Things are looking really good,' says the province's top doctor.
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