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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Jul 14 2022

Crisis lines across British Columbia continued to provide life-saving crisis support and suicide intervention during the recent Rogers service outage, while other services, including the national suicide prevention line and 911, could not.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 12 2022

BC’s Conservation Officer Service recently completed its largest decontamination of invasive mussels to date recently, intercepting an infested barge heading to Lower Mainland waters from Lake Ontario.

In so doing, the Conservation Officer Service prevented this invasive species from entering BC waters, and causing disastrous problems for fragile aquatic ecosystems.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Jul 11 2022

Two City of Nanaimo employees with a keen sense of awareness are being credited with interrupting a potentially dangerous child luring incident, that involved a man in his 50s and a female youth between the ages of 11and15. The incident occurred at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday June 29, 2022, at Robins Park in south Nanaimo.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Jul 08 2022

People in B.C. can look ahead to their next COVID-19 vaccine dose with the Province announcing a fall booster program as the next step in its COVID-19 immunization plan.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jul 05 2022
Police are asking witnesses to a fatal collision Sunday, according to RCMP BCHP Insp. Chad Badry.

"On July 3, a trailer tire detached and fatally struck a motorcyclist on Hwy 1 near Revelstoke, B.C.," Badry said in a press release Tuesday.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Jul 04 2022

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement about a bus accident that claimed a student’s life and injured others:

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement:

“Over the last couple of days, our cabinet has met to seek solutions to the challenges people face in British Columbia.

“These include the high cost of living and the stresses on primary care. Working to make life better for people is why we are here and that continues to be my focus.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Jun 27 2022

Kimberley RCMP is asking for public assistance in regards to a fatal accident Friday on Highway 95A near Stirton Road, south of Marysville.

RCMP said on Friday, June 24, 2022, at approximately 4:50 p.m., officers responded to a head-on collision involving two vehicles.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum.

The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future of the museum.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day:

“On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come.