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by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Monday, near Tofino marked 10 years since the tragic loss of two on-duty BC ambulance paramedics.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Oct 16 2020

On Oct.15, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers from the Community-Industry Response Group (C-IRG), Division Liaison Team (DLT), and Kamloops RCMP responded to a report that a number of demonstrators had gathered at a Trans Mountain (TMX) drill site on Mission Flats Road in Kamloops, and were blocking work trucks from driving through the facility gate.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Oct 05 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

by Letters to the editor on Monday Oct 05 2020

Dear Dr. Henry,

Thank you profusely, Dr. Henry, for everything you and your ministry staff have done these past many months to safeguard British Columbians from the suffering of the global novel coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

In a news release on the BC Nurses’ Union website, a study says that inadequate staffing and constantly changing protocols is key factors leading to high levels of PTSD and emotional exhaustion.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 28 2020

Climate change is happening. Devastating wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornados, droughts, and other climate related events are all predicted by climate science. The social and economic cost of these events is in the trillions of dollars, costs that, one way or another, fall on the shoulders of taxpayers.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 21 2020

The writs have been issued for British Columbia’s 42nd Provincial General Election with Election Day will be Saturday, October 24, 2020.

“Our main focus is ensuring a safe and accessible voting process during the pandemic,” said Chief Electoral Officer Anton Boegman in a media release Monday.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 21 2020

Local, regional, and Indigenous governments in communities throughout the province have been approved to receive their share of up to $3.4 million in provincial Community Emergency Preparedness Funds (CEPF), while an additional $14.5 million from the CEPF is being allocated to new project intakes over the next several months.

by Contributor on Saturday Sep 19 2020

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen, so if you are feeling anxious and confused, I understand.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Sep 18 2020

More than 200 B.C. firefighters and related personnel are heading to the U.S. to help battle extreme fire activity in Oregon.

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