The monkeypox vaccine will be made available to high-risk people in British Columbia, Canada.
The trial of Aydin Coban, a Dutch man accused of harassing and extorting Port Coquitlam teenager Amanda Todd online prior to her suicide in 2012, begins at the British Columbia Supreme Court in British Columbia, Canada.
Canada announces that it will temporarily decriminalize possession of less than 2.5 grams total of MDMA, opioids, cocaine, and methamphetamine in the province of British Columbia, in order to allow for the province to launch a three-year trial of drug decriminalization and treatments.
The provincial government of British Columbia, Canada, declares a state of emergency in response to ongoing risks from floods and mudslides. Effective immediately until December 1, citizens in affected regions, including the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island, are limited to 30 litres of diesel and gasoline purchased at fuel stations. Vehicles used for essential services, such as emergency response, commercial transport, and public transit, are exempt from this order and granted unlimited access to cardlock gas stations ordinarily used by the commercial trucking industry. Price gouging at retail gas stations and the resale of fuel is prohibited. Restrictions on non-essential travel along damaged highways are also set in place.
The discovery of 751 unmarked graves at the site of Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, Canada, is announced, weeks after the remains of 215 children were found at a similar residential school in British Columbia.
One person is killed and six others are wounded in a mass stabbing in and around a public library in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
400–500 people are left stranded at the Sasquatch Mountain Resort in British Columbia, Canada, after the road to the resort was damaged from landslides caused by heavy rain. Train service between Vancouver and Seattle was also suspended until Monday due to mudslides.
Voters in Canada's British Columbia Province go to the polls to select members to the province's Legislative Assembly.
Eight people are stabbed and wounded in an apartment building in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
A 6.4 magnitude earthquake occurs off the coast of Vancouver Island in Canada's British Columbia province. [http:--www.timescolonist.com-life-Earthquake+hits+Vancouver+Island-5378704-story.html ("Victoria Times Colonist")]date=August 2019