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by Contributor on Monday Nov 30 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, Canadians have a chance to double their impact for nature. On Giving Tuesday, any gift to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be matched.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are reporting 738 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, for a total of 29,086 cases in British Columbia.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced Monday that Special Prosecutor Peter Wilson QC has declined to approve any further charges arising from investigations into the conduct of individuals associated with the community of Bountiful, a community near Creston, B.C.

This decision brings the matter to a close and concludes the involvement of the Special Prosecutor.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 23 2020

At 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, 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.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 18 2020

Premier John Horgan connectedwith faith leaders from around the province to encourage British Columbians to limit in-person celebrations during upcoming religious and cultural celebrations and over the upcoming holiday season.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 16 2020

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit are continuing to seek public assistance in locating Adam Pearson, 26, who is wanted for the First Degree Murder of Cody Michaloski.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 16 2020

Interior Health is declaring two COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes in Kamloops and Penticton.

In Penticton, The Village by the Station long-term care home and in Kamloops, units C1 and C2 at The Hamlets at Westsyde long-term care home have both had one staff member test positive for COVID-19, according to IHA press releases.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 12 2020

As National Senior Safety Week wraps up, Ambulance Paramedics of BC wants to remind British Columbians why it is more important than ever to care for the more-than 900,000 seniors in our province.

With Covid-19, our seniors face increased risks and challenges when it comes to their health and safety. 

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

Effective immediately, the Province is extending the freeze on rent increases until July 10, 2021, under the powers of the Emergency Program Act and COVID-19 Related Measures Act.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

On Remembrance Day this year, many Canadians will be reflecting on the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Among those will be war amputee veteran Bob Gondek, of Toronto, who also carries a physical reminder of that pivotal time in history.