More than 1,200 people have died as a result of toxic drugs in the first seven months of 2021, according to the latest preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service.
As of Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, 87.7% (4,064,859) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 80.5% (3,729,606) have received their second dose.
In addition, 88.2% (3,815,333) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 81.3% (3,515,026) have received their second dose.
British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.
As of Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 86.8% (4,024,302) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4% (3,679,181) received their second dose.
In addition, 87.4% (3,778,735) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.2% (3,470,043) received their second dose.
(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver, B.C.) — People’s Party of Canada Candidate Renate Siekmann distributed a pamphlet yesterday that equates the genocide of Indigenous peoples with vaccine mandates.
The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.'s history in rural and remote locations.
Penticton RCMP are releasing a photo and the identity of the man who died after being found unresponsive on a school field in early September.
Two men are thanking an off-duty police officer and his son after their canoe capsized this past weekend Revelstoke RCMP said in a media release Thursday.
RCMP said on September 6th, 2021 and 11 a.m., an off-duty RCMP Member with the Forensic Identification Section and his 11-year-old son were canoeing on Griffin Lake, located 27 kilometers west of Revelstoke.
B.C.’s maximum allowable rent increase amount for 2022 is being set at 1.5%, based on inflation.
This increase cannot take effect prior to Jan. 1, 2022. If landlords choose to increase rent, they must provide a full three months’ notice to tenants using the correct notice of rent increase form.