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News Topic - British Columbia

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Auditor general raises long running concern with B.C. government's budget accounting Auditor General Michael Pickup says he has long-running concerns with the way the British Columbia government counts the money it receives from other levels of government.
CBC.ca | 16 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
B.C. argues health orders balance COVID-19 safety considerations with religious rights The British Columbia government says the provincial health officer has to strike a balance between curbing the spread of COVID-19 and religious practice, which may at times affect certain rights under the Canadian charter.
CBC.ca | 17 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Alberta may extend time between doses of COVID-19 vaccines Alberta may follow British Columbia's lead and lengthen the time between administering first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines, Health Minister Tyler Shandro says.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2021 5:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
P.E.I. considering delaying 2nd vaccine dose to speed 1st shot for Islanders Following the lead of British Columbia, P.E.I.'s premier says his government is considering delaying a second dose of COVID-19 vaccine by four months, in order to give more people their first vaccine shot earlier.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2021 2:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
What you need to know about COVID-19 in B.C. for March 2 Every eligible adult in British Columbia should be able to receive a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by late July after the approval of a new vaccine and a decision to delay second doses.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2021 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
B.C. to extend rent freeze to end of 2021, increase protectionsagainst 'renovictions' The British Columbia government says it will introducelegislative changes to extend a rent freeze through to the end of theyear to stop illegal "renovictions" and improve the disputeresolution process for tenants and landlords.
CBC.ca | Mar 2, 2021 12:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Huawei daughter back in Canada court in US extradition case VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) A senior executive for Chinese communications giant Huawei Technologies was returning to a Canadian courtroom Monday to begin a series of hearings in which her lawyers will argue her extradition to the U.S. should be¦
Lufkin Daily News | Mar 1, 2021 2:40 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
B.C. public health rules discriminate against churches, lawyer argues A lawyer for a group of British Columbia churches that are challenging the province's COVID-19 rules prohibiting in-person religious services argued Monday the orders reflect a "value judgment."
CBC.ca | Mar 1, 2021 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Forecasters predict slight rebound and moderate growth for B.C. economy over next 2 years Finance Minister Selina Robinson said she's encouraged by predictions that British Columbia's economy will rebound this year and next.
CBC.ca | Feb 27, 2021 12:26 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Happy 'farmily': portraits of people and their animals in pictures Photographer Tasha Hall creates what she calls farmily portraits featuring families and their animals. Hall, from British Columbia in Canada, says she got the idea after wanting to include all her furry friends in a family portrait. She now travels the wo
The Guardian | Feb 26, 2021 5:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend