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by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 09 2020

In a media release Monday, the BC Government, effective immediately, 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 Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 09 2020

Premier John Horgan released the following statement on the completion of the final count from the 2020 British Columbia general election:
 

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 04 2020

Elections BC said in a media release Wednesday, preparations are nearing completion for the final count of mail-in and other absentee ballots in the provincial election.

Final count is scheduled to begin across the province on November 6 and is expected to take at least three days to complete.

by Contributor on Monday Nov 02 2020

Oceanside RCMP and the Vancouver Island Integrated Major Crime Unit are investigating after three bodies were discovered on Sunday afternoon in rural Qualicum Beach.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 29 2020

The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report from veteran earth scientist David Hughes.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Oct 26 2020

Premier John Horgan has released the following statement about the resignation of Andrew Wilkinson as leader of the Opposition:

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

On Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 5:41 AM, Revelstoke RCMP were called to the scene of a fatal crash involving three vehicles.

The collision, between two passenger vehicles and a commercial vehicle, happened on Highway 1 just west of Revelstoke.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Monday, near Tofino, marked 10 years since the tragic loss of two on-duty BC ambulance paramedics.

by Castlegar Source on Friday Oct 16 2020

On Oct.15, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers from the Community-Industry Response Group (C-IRG), Division Liaison Team (DLT), and Kamloops RCMP responded to a report that a number of demonstrators had gathered at a Trans Mountain (TMX) drill site on Mission Flats Road in Kamloops, and were blocking work trucks from driving through the facility gate.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Oct 05 2020

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

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