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by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 29 2022

The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Jessica Maley-Ross who was reported missing by her family on Friday March 25, 2022. Investigators were told that the last contact they had with her was in October of 2021.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Mar 25 2022

The Province is announcing that B.C.'s public auto insurer will provide a one-time relief rebate of $110 to customers to ease the financial burden of increased gas prices caused by the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Mar 21 2022

Starting immediately on Monday, March 21, 2022, rapid antigen test kits will be available to people aged 30 years and older through community pharmacies.

Eligible individuals can pick up one kit of five tests every 28 days from participating pharmacies at no cost. Individuals must present their personal health number when picking up the kit.

by Province of British Columbia on Sunday Mar 20 2022

Camping enthusiasts can now try out the improved BC Parks reservation service before it opens for bookings on March 21.

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Mar 16 2022

March 18, 2022, marks the 32nd anniversary of the death of 73-year old Kathleen Vauden Kermode, lovingly known as ‘Kay’. Overnight on March 17-18, 1990, the suspect gained entry to Kermode’s Sunset Beach home by climbing a ladder to the raised deck and opening a sliding glass door.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 15 2022

On June 1, 2022, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing from $15.20 to $15.65 an hour.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 08 2022

The BC RCMP Federal Policing Cybercrime Operations Group has shut down numerous bogus online cryptocurrency investment platforms in the fight against the disturbing upward trend targeting new investors.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 07 2022

The BC Liberals, in advance of the upcoming by-election, officially nominated and launched Kevin Falcon’s campaign for Vancouver-Quilchena.

Falcon was recently elected as leader of the BC Liberal Party during a recent leadership convention in February.

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.