The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.
A 25-year old Qualicum Beach man has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
In addition, 85.0% (3,676,744) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.6% (3,355,134) received their second dose.
Dear Friends, Neighbours and Community Members,
Concerns about water supply security, drought and water scarcity remain an issue for most of the southern half of British Columbia even as cooler temperatures and rain have arrived.
Federal election candidates will have an opportunity to discuss climate issues in an online all-candidates forum on Sept. 7 for the South Okanagan—West Kootenay riding. The online event will start promptly at 6 pm Pacific Time / 7 pm Mountain Time.
On Aug. 16, at 11:01 a.m. Trail and Greater District RCMP received a report about a 25-year-old Trail man who attempted to steal approximately $1000 worth of items from a local store located in the 1600 block of Marcolin Drive in Trail.
At least 1,011 lives were lost to suspected illicit drug toxicity in B.C. between January and June 2021, according to data released by the BC Coroners Service.
Nelson Police said officers have identified and arrested 36-year-old male in connection with the August 28, 2021, grass fire near Highway 6/3A and below the Alpine Motel.
The fire was quickly extinguished by Nelson Fire & Rescue Services members.
As of Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 84.2% (3,904,121) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 76.4% (3,541,731) received their second dose.
In addition, 84.9% (3,672,685) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.5% (3,350,149) received their second dose.
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