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Counsellors help grieving Kelowna, B.C., students deal with loss of three classmates

Counsellors help grieving Kelowna, B.C., students deal with loss of three classmates

KELOWNA, B.C. — Members of a critical incident response team are working at a Kelowna, B.C., high school helping students cope with the loss of three Grade 12 classmates.
Officials ask public to keep social groups small as B.C. reports 250 COVID-19 cases

Officials ask public to keep social groups small as B.C. reports 250 COVID-19 cases

VICTORIA — British Columbia's health minister and provincial health officer are encouraging residents to limit their socialization with others, as the number of COVID-19 cases dips. Adrian Dix and Dr.
Casinos slated to reopen on Canada Day

Casinos slated to reopen on Canada Day

Casinos across B.C. could be open as soon as Canada Day, the B.C. Lottery Corporation said Wednesday.
Group of B.C. firefighters are helping wildfire efforts in Manitoba

Group of B.C. firefighters are helping wildfire efforts in Manitoba

Forty-one BC Wildfire Service firefighters and two support staff are heading east.
B.C. deploys crews to Manitoba to assist with several aggressive wildfires

B.C. deploys crews to Manitoba to assist with several aggressive wildfires

VICTORIA — A crew of firefighters is heading to Manitoba to help with wildfires in that province. B.C.'s Forests Minister Katrine Conroy says 41 firefighters and two support staff were deployed on Wednesday.
B.C. Ombudsperson urges caution on COVID-19 vaccine passports

B.C. Ombudsperson urges caution on COVID-19 vaccine passports

New guidance document released
B.C. ombudsperson urges caution if governments adopt COVID-19 vaccine passports

B.C. ombudsperson urges caution if governments adopt COVID-19 vaccine passports

VICTORIA — As British Columbia lays out plans to shed COVID-19 restrictions, the person who ensures fair access to government resources is calling for caution, especially when deciding who is eligible for relaunched services.
Dr. Bonnie Henry pitches idea of 'B.C. Hug Day'

Dr. Bonnie Henry pitches idea of 'B.C. Hug Day'

Henry said that hugging is one of the things she misses most. 
B.C. COVID cases continue to fall

B.C. COVID cases continue to fall

B.C. recorded 289 new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday and one death. Between Friday May 21 and Monday May 24, there were 974 new cases and 12 deaths.
Law society investigates firm’s possible ties to U.S. market manipulation

Law society investigates firm’s possible ties to U.S. market manipulation

A compliance audit of a securities lawyer has led to a much broader investigation by the Law Society of B.C.
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