Williams Lake - Targeted enforcement of prolific property criminals in the Williams Lake area resulted in the arrest of two individuals following a vehicle stop.
The provincial government announced the first of 310 firefighting personnel from other Canadian agencies began arriving in British Columbia on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to help the BC Wildfire Service get the upper hand on the 225 wildfires that are burning in the province.
With the province under a state of emergency due to the hundreds of wildfires in progress throughout B.C., ICBC is advising customers to protect their vehicles and important documents and to avoid driving near impacted areas.
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The company responsible for moving mountains of cash over the internet said its e-Transfer service "is back online and fully operational."
In a media release on its website, Interac says its e-Transfer service is back up running after it was suspended Friday morning due to technical issues.
ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a safe ride home if any of your activities this summer involve alcohol, especially with Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.
Aviation buffs will want to put Revelstoke on the summer holiday agenda as the city and plans to roll out the red carpet to host the Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26th.
The event, in partnership with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, is in celebration of Canada 150.
This article is by Judith Lavoie, and is from DeSmog Canada
Forestry has been a passion and a career for Martin Watts for 25 years, but, since attempting to point out problems with B.C.’s process for setting logging rates, his forestry consulting business has nosedived and Watts is claiming in a civil suit that he was blacklisted by the provincial government.
Governments across Canada fail to properly implement carbon-pricing schemes, which could, in theory, both reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve the economy, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.
During an election, pundits and political parties tend to focus on spending promises. But the attention on spending makes it easy to forget that we’ve actually witnessed an incredible shrinking of government’s role in BC over the past 15 years.