Boston/IBNS: Canadian course records were set on Monday by two runners from British Columbia (B.C.) at the Boston Marathon.
Vancounver/IBNS: Harry Bains, Labour Minister of British Columbia (BC), announced on Monday that BC's hourly wage will jump by 45 cents to $15.65 per hour starting June 1.
Vancouver (BC)/IBNS: An online petition has been reportedly signed by more than 18,000 people opposing the cutting of dozens of trees on the University of British Columbia (UBC)'s campus to clear the way for two new buildings.
Vancouver/IBNS: Sean Fraser, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship, Wednesday announced that over 200 Afghan refugees landed in Vancouver last night, marking the largest flight to date of Afghan nationals arriving in BC.
Victoria (B.C.)/IBNS: Relentless rain in Canada's southern British Columbia (BC) on Monday caused the entire city and major highways to be washed away leaving many communities cut off from the rest of the province.
Vancouver/Canada/IBNS: Hundreds of people were evacuated from a Western Canada village as fire broke out in addition to the unprecedented heat wave in the region, which led to record-breaking temperature for days.
Vancouver/IBNS: The unprecedented heat wave in Western Canada would become more common with climate change, scientists predict.
Vancouver (B.C.)/IBNS: John Horgan, premier of British Columbia, announced Tuesday at a news conference about a four-step reopening plan that could see people socializing normally again as early as September if Covid-19 case counts and hospitalizations continue to decline.
British Columbia,/IBNS: A COVID-19 outbreak has been detected in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at St. Paul's Hospital in Canada's Vancouver, according to a notice from Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), media reports said.
British Columbia/IBNS: Huawei's CFO Meng Wanzhou lost the first round of her bid to avoid extradition to the United States on May 27 after B.C. Supreme Court judge ordered in her ruling to go ahead with the extradition proceedings against Meng, media reports said.
Manitoba, Jul 27 (IBNS): RCMP said Friday afternoon there could be a possibility of two murderers, Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, wanted in the killings of three people in Northern British Columbia, leaving Northern Manitoba area with the changed appearances with the help of someone who didn’t know who they were, media reports said.
Vancouver, Dec 24 (IBNS): Thousands of people are likely to be spending Christmas this year in darkness in southern British Columbia, media reports said.
St John, Nov 30 (IBNS): An earthquake of magnitude 4.5 struck near St. John, British Columbia (BC) in Canada on Thursday, media reports said.
Victoria, Oct 15 (IBNS): British Columbia (BC) farmers are now planning to grow cannabis, which is set to get legalised in Canada on Wednesday, in their farm lands, media reports said.
Prince George, Oct 10 (IBNS): The RCMP have said a pipeline exploded near Prince George in British Columbia (BC), media reports said.