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by Contributor on Thursday May 11 2023

B.C. Wildlife Federation

The Yaqan Nukiy Lower Kootenay Band will release more than one million burbot in a restored wetland in the Creston Valley this year. 

by Contributor on Tuesday May 09 2023

The RCMP said in a media release that while reports of online child exploitation rose dramatically during the COVID pandemic, which caused many to stay in their homes, police have since seen that upward trend continue.

RCMP said the sad truth is, there are people that use the internet to victimize and exploit youth.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 08 2023

Lighter than expected rainfall last weekend has relieved pressure on watersheds in B.C.'s Interior, however, people are urged to remain vigilant as conditions can change quickly and warm temperatures are expected this weekend.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday May 03 2023

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH) in Kamloops has completed a three-year project that will see waste anesthetic gases (WAGs) collected in all 11 of its operating rooms, significantly reducing the hospital’s carbon footprint.

Anesthetic gases used for surgeries are a known potent source of greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Apr 30 2023

Rob Morrison, MP for Kootenay–Columbia is calling on the Trudeau Government to halt any hostile takeover of Teck Resources.

Morrison said in a media release that Glencore’s proposed $23 billion (USD) hostile takeover of Teck Resources would be devastating for British Columbian communities like Sparwood and Elkford, and Canadians all across the country.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 27 2023

Burnaby RCMP is issuing a public warning after a recent scam that defrauded a Burnaby senior out of more than $7.5 million dollars, in one of the largest personal scams the detachment has ever investigated.

In December 2022, Burnaby RCMP was contacted by a woman who said she had been scammed out of a significant amount of money after an elaborate fraud.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 25 2023

Preventing plastic waste, reducing emissions and creating clean-tech jobs are just a few benefits of the 14 new projects under the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund, as well as a boost of more than double the previous funding for further projects.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 22 2023

 Premier David Eby and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, have released the following statement to mark Earth Day 2023:

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 19 2023

More than 155,000 Public Service Alliance of  Canada members working for Treasury Board and Canada Revenue Agency began strike action Wednesday, April 19, 2023.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Apr 17 2023

Avalanche Canada said that one person is dead following an avalanche west of Invermere Saturday.

Avalanche Canada said that three people were snowmobiling in the Thunderwater Lake area of Forrester Creek when the avalanche struck.

Two of the riders were swept up in the slide.