Residential towers receive piles of packages as more people shop online
As more people turn to online shopping to avoid busy malls this Christmas because of COVID-19, residential buildings are seeing exponential growth in the number of parcels being delivered.
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 07:30:00 EST CBC.ca
B.C.'s COVID-19 surge strongest in areas outside Lower Mainland
In the last three weeks COVID-19 cases have stayed steady in Vancouver and doubled in Fraser Health — but they’ve gone up by nearly 500 per cent in the rest of B.C.
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 07:00:00 EST CBC.ca
The pandemic was already polarizing — now vaccines have become partisan as well
In the latest sign that the pandemic is politically polarized, polls suggest Canadians who support the Liberals or New Democrats are on average more willing to be vaccinated than those who support the Conservatives.
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 04:00:00 EST CBC.ca
COVID-19 claims 16 more lives, as B.C. announces 656 new cases
B.C. health officials announced 656 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and 16 more deaths.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 19:36:58 EST CBC.ca
How the COVID-19 testing lab at St. Paul's Hospital increased capacity when supplies ran low
The St. Paul's Hospital COVID-19 testing lab in Vancouver was finding reagent — the chemicals required to carry out tests — was in low supply, so technicians devised a way to mix samples from multiple patients together.
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 01:16:56 EST CBC.ca
B.C. couple donates nearly $13K to charities over 7 years by recycling cans
Okanagan farmer Raymond Imbeau and his partner Barbara Kitz have been collecting recyclables during their backcountry vacations for seven years, donating refunds from recycling depots to local charities.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 22:45:19 EST CBC.ca
B.C. announces new programs aimed at helping farmers and food producers
The government of B.C. has announced funding for operators of small and new farms as part of a new pilot project.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 23:01:31 EST CBC.ca
Investigators search for 4 witnesses to man's death in fight with police at Vancouver coffee shop
B.C.’s police watchdog is trying to track down four people who may have witnessed the death of a man during a confrontation with officers inside a Vancouver Tim Hortons last week.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 21:10:06 EST CBC.ca
2 crew members seriously injured after lifeboat falls from cargo ship in Vancouver's English Bay
Two crew members on a bulk carrier anchored in Vancouver's English Bay were seriously injured after a lifeboat unexpectedly plunged into the water during a drill on Tuesday.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 20:43:34 EST CBC.ca
B.C. hospital cuts 4 B.C. Indigenous health workers' jobs during racism probe
Four unionized Indigenous health and wellness workers were terminated from St. Paul's Hospital in Vancouver during a provincial investigation into racism in B.C.'s health-care system, CBC News has learned.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 19:16:52 EST CBC.ca
Children, young adults across B.C. to be tested for COVID-19 antibodies in new study
The study will look at how many people in B.C. under the age of 25 have already been infected with COVID-19.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 22:14:38 EST CBC.ca
Driver in critical condition after plummeting off ramp at Tsawwassen ferry terminal
A man is in critical condition after he drove his truck off a second storey ramp at the BC Ferries Tsawwassen Terminal on Tuesday.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 18:28:05 EST CBC.ca
What you need to know about COVID-19 in B.C. for Dec. 1
B.C. health officials announced the deaths of 16 people from COVID-19 on Tuesday and 656 new cases.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 10:17:21 EST CBC.ca
B.C. oyster producers fighting to stay afloat financially and hold on to their farms during the pandemic
The B.C. Shellfish Growers Association says when COVID-19 restrictions closed restaurants sales tanked and estimated losses in the millions have some producers ready to sell the farm and exit the industry altogether.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 15:28:25 EST CBC.ca
A proposed new gold mine in historic Wells, B.C., is creating concerns it could damage local tourism
In a part of B.C. with a long history of gold mining, a revival of the industry is stirring up conflicting opinions.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 17:00:21 EST CBC.ca
Police say they have 'a very good idea' of what happened in Burnaby home where 18-year-old woman was killed
Police say the woman sustained life-threatening injuries in the home. She died in hospital.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 15:55:41 EST CBC.ca
Parents pull kids from school to protest B.C.'s COVID-19 plan, despite low rates of in-class transmission
A group of B.C. parents is pulling their kids from school for the day on Tuesday to protest the province's back-to-school plan, despite the provincial health officer pointing to low rates of COVID-19 transmission in schools.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 17:24:49 EST CBC.ca
32 salmonella cases in 6 provinces tied to pet hedgehogs
Four people have been hospitalized and 28 others made ill from outbreaks of salmonella infections in six provinces caused by exposure to pet hedgehogs, the Public Health Agency of Canada says.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 17:02:30 EST CBC.ca
This guitar sat in a B.C. family's closet for years. It's now worth as much as $26K
When Renee Latheur decided to take an old guitar into a music store in Kamloops, B.C., she didn't expect the instrument that had sat in a closet for years to be worth thousands of dollars.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 11:06:03 EST CBC.ca
3 men charged with murder in 2017 Abbotsford slaying
Alexander Blanarou, 24, was shot shot to death in what police believe is a targeted killing related to the drug trade.
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 15:42:01 EST CBC.ca