Scott Fraser, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation; Regional Chief Terry Teegee, BC Assembly of First Nations; Cheryl Casimer, First Nations Summit; Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Union of BC Indian Chiefs; and Adam Olsen, MLA for Saanich North and the Islands and member of Tsartlip First Nation, have issued the following statement:
In a media release Monday, the BC Government said at 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, November 27, 2019, a test of B.C.’s wireless alerting system will be conducted as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.
How pension funds choose to invest has significant bearing on how we collectively address the climate emergency and the needed transition from fossil fuels, says a report released today by the Corporate Mapping Project and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, BC Office.
Parks and protected areas have been established across Canada to conserve many things we value. Banff National Park was originally established in 1885 to protect hot springs and breathtaking scenery for tourists.
The Province will restrict vapour product access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising, and intends to increase taxes on vapour products, to protect youth from risks associated with vaping.
More than 50,000 kits containing the life-saving medication naloxone have been used to reverse opioid overdoses in B.C.
In total, 175,022 naloxone kits have been reported distributed to people who use drugs and those who are likely to witness an overdose through the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Take Home Naloxone program.
In Canada between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying the federal government with over six contacts per working day made with government officials.
Friday, October 25. 2019 marked the start of this year’s poppy campaign and remembrance season.
Leading up to Nov.11 poppy campaign volunteers will take part in defining what remembrance means for Canadians everywhere.
Hunters and guide outfitters now are able to do more business online.
Guide outfitter reports, permit to accompany reports, royalty payments and guiding territory certificate transactions can be submitted through BC Hunting Online.
Kevin Timothy of Chemainus, has been charged with animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation.
In early May, 2019, the BC SPCA took custody of a one-year-old female German shepherd in critical condition. The dog, named Hope, was suffering from emaciation, dehydration, extreme muscle wasting and a deep, severe neck wound.