Back to top

Recent News

The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to Oct. 31, 2020, with 162 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in October.

Let’s fill the map with your outdoor holiday light displays!

A new BC Hydro report finds British Columbians are keeping the holiday spirit alive at home amidst COVID-19 by adding brighter, more elaborate lighting displays and decorations this year.

Katrine Conroy was sworn into the Legislature virtually Monday as the newly re-elected BC New Democrat MLA for Kootenay West following an historic election.  

Regional News

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning Tuesday for Highway 3 Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

Castlegar’s annual Winterfest celebrations will look different this year but don’t worry, Santa will be here.

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced Monday that Special Prosecutor Peter Wilson QC has declined to approve any further charges arising from investigations into the conduct of individuals associated with the community of Bountiful, a community near Creston, B.C.

This decision brings the matter to a close and concludes the involvement of the Special Prosecutor.


At 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, a test of B.C.'s wireless alerting system will be conducted as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.

This is part of a biannual test of the national Alert Ready system, which was launched in B.C. on April 6, 2018. This testing is designed to assess the system's readiness for an...