B.C. port communities could be impacted by U.S. cruise law, harbour authority warns

VANCOUVER – When the U.S. House of Representatives swiftly passed legislation amending a historical law that some say could have severe consequences for British Columbia’s port communities, it came as … Read More

COVID: Sweeping new restrictions in place including in-person dining at B.C. bars and restaurants

The B.C. government has announced substantial new restrictions in an attempt to cut down COVID-19 transmission. The new public health orders are effective midnight, Tuesday, March 30, 2021. “COVID-19 continues … Read More

Anxiety builds as details of B.C.’s mass vaccination plan for people over 80 delayed

The B.C. government is waiting to receive more vaccines from the federal government before unveiling a COVID-19 immunization distribution plan for those 80 years of age and older. Provincial health … Read More

Liberal MLAs call on B.C., Washington state to close Peace Arch Park amid increase in tents

The BC Liberals are calling on the B.C. government to work to shut down the only park in the country allowing camping for American and Canadian visitors amid the coronavirus … Read More

British Columbia will not impose restrictions on inter-provincial travel, premier says

Lawyers working for the B.C. government have concluded the province cannot legally restrict non-essential travel. Premier John Horgan had sought legal advice after concerns travel from outside B.C. had contributed … Read More

Petition pushes B.C. government for tighter COVID-19 travel and quarantine restrictions

A petition calling on the B.C. government to lock down the province’s borders amid COVID-19 is gaining momentum online. Vancouver Island resident Christian Stapff is behind the petition urging Premier … Read More

‘A call out to Deadpool’: B.C. premier wants stars to help fight surge in younger coronavirus cases

Calling Ryan Reynolds and Seth Rogen: B.C. Premier John Horgan wants you. At a Wednesday press conference announcing the hiring of 500 new contact tracers in the province, Horgan also … Read More

B.C. Premier John Horgan formally asking federal government to decriminalize illegal drugs

B.C. Premier John Horgan is formally asking the federal government to decriminalize possession of illegal drugs for personal use. In a letter sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday, … Read More

Canadian cities won’t be chosen as NHL hubs if players must quarantine in hotel rooms: league

The three Canadian cities shortlisted to play host to the NHL playoffs will be skipped over by the league if players are forced to quarantine in their hotels rooms after … Read More

B.C. well positioned to host games if NHL returns to complete the season: premier

If the NHL returns this season, British Columbia is on the fast track to hosting games. Premier John Horgan spoke to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman on Tuesday, and the premier … Read More

Premier John Horgan tells NHL B.C. is interested in hosting games

Vancouver’s attempt to host NHL games if the 2019-20 season resumes is getting a big boost. B.C. Premier John Horgan has sent a letter to NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman pledging … Read More

John Horgan, cabinet ministers to announce more measures to slow spread of coronavirus

Posted March 17, 2020 1:28 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Premier John Horgan, Finance Minister Carole James and Education Minister … Read More