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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 03 2022

March is Distracted Driving/Occupant Restraint Awareness Month and police across the Province will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area. Fatal and serious injury motor vehicle collisions due to distracted driving are completely preventable and BC Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to keep your eyes on the road and your hands up on the wheel.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 28 2022

The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident in Elk Valley resulting in one man’s death.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Feb 25 2022

The BC Ministry of Health said of Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, 90.6% (4,514,727) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.1% (4,289,963) have received their second dose.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 22 2022

Police in Houston have released video of last week’s vandalism at the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) camp hoping the public can help identify those individuals responsible for the acts of violence and damage.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Feb 18 2022

Houston RCMP is presently investigating an incident where individuals allegedly engaged in a violent confrontation with employees of Coastal GasLink, and with attending police officers along the Morice River Forest Service Road near Houston, BC.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Feb 16 2022

In a post Monday on its Facebook page, the Conservation Officer Service said two individuals from Alberta have been fined for snowmobiling in an area closed to protect mountain caribou.

The fines totalled more than $1,600 for the pair for riding in an area near Revelstoke, designated for mountain caribou.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 14 2022

People in British Columbian will soon have the added convenience of renewing their personal ICBC insurance policies online.

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 10 2022

A seven-month multi-jurisdictional investigation by the Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Street Enforcement Unit (SEU) has led to the largest fentanyl seizure by the detachment to date.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Feb 01 2022

Further pandemic supports are coming for B.C. students and schools, with 300,000 rapid antigen test kits to be delivered in phases.

The first phase will be rural and remote school districts for use by students with symptoms of COVID-19.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Tuesday Feb 01 2022

Canadians are continuing to seek refuge in the outdoors to help cope with the stress and anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With another round of restrictions and closures being introduced in many provinces, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says it is important for our physical, mental and emotional well-being to connect with nature.