U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Bonners Ferry Station seized five duffel bags of narcotics valued at approximately $2.16 million just south of the United States/Canada border on Friday a news release on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website said.
Five British Columbians and an Alberta man are facing numerous charges in relation to the illicit production of synthetic drugs.
Elections BC announced Monday that it estimates at least 52.4% of registered voters voted in the 2020 Provincial General Election.
In a media release, Elections BC said 670,324 voters voted in their electoral district during the advance voting period, and 546,877 voters voted on Election Day at their assigned voting place.
The NDP is projected to form a majority government following Saturday's provincial election, with Katrine Conroy being re-elected in Kootenay West by a landslide, and Brittny Anderson, NDP has been declared the provisional winner in Nelson-Creston. The West Kootenay EcoSociety congratulates our local elected MLAs and wants to work together on the following priorities.
This story has been updated with most recent vote count from Elections BC on October 25, 2020, 1:58 a.m.
The BC Election race turned into a sprint as an NDP majority government was declared elected barely 90 minutes after the polling stations closed across the province Saturday night.
More than 700 elementary, middle and high schools participating in the Student Vote program for the 2020 British Columbia election mirrored the electorate in the province to predict the final outcome of the provincial count.
Don’t worry about waiting up late Saturday night to see who’s the winner in the 2020 BC Election.
Officials with Elections BC said Friday that Saturday’s final results probably won't be released until November 16, however that date is not set in stone due to the extra time it will take to tabulate mail-in ballots.
Environment Canada said a low-pressure system moving southeast across Vancouver Island will continue to give snow at times heavy Friday, with snowfall total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.
“Totals accumulations of 10 to 20 cm can be expected over most areas,” Environment Canada said.