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Public feedback opens on Record Ridge mine environmental assessment

A month-long public feedback period opens today on whether WHY Resources’ proposed open pit magnesium mine at Record Ridge, outside of Rossland, B.C., should require an environmental assessment. The feedback period comes in response to a formal request from Wildsight to the province, in which the organization pointed to several technical issues with the mine […]

Creston RCMP conduct third drug related search warrant at the same residence

Crestone RCMP executed a third search warrant and the same residence for related reasons today, May 14. The subject residence had two previous search warrants conducted on it. Find the last two media releases here: RCMP in British Columbia – Creston RCMP seize drugs during search warrant (rcmp-grc.gc.ca) RCMP in British Columbia – Creston RCMP […]

Provincial & National

Province advises public to 'Be FireSmart' safe this long weekend

Residents and long-weekend travellers are asked to plan ahead, be FireSmart and stay safe this Victoria Day long weekend. Wildfires near Fort Nelson and the Fort Nelson First Nation resulted in early season evacuation orders and alerts for several northeastern communities in the region. Visitors should avoid the Fort Nelson area at this time. Highway […]

Expanded heat pump program helps British Columbians save on home-energy costs

British Columbians are seeing first-hand the costly impacts of more frequent and intense, extreme weather events fuelled by climate change. Reducing pollution and making life more affordable, while building a strong economy will help ensure a secure, healthy future for everyone. Steven Guilbeault, federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Jonathan Wilkinson, federal Minister […]