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by Contributor on Thursday Sep 17 2020

Drivers will soon have a stronger incentive to take a good look around before opening their car doors.

To better protect cyclists, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is raising the fine for “dooring.”

The new fine for anyone who opens a car door when it is not reasonably safe to do so (known as “dooring”) will be $368 as of Monday, Sept. 21, 2020.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 17 2020

MEC's Sale/Liquidation and Others Like It Must Be Subject to Government Review

by Contributor on Monday Sep 14 2020

The B.C. Green Party announced Monday that Sonia Furstenau has won the party’s Leadership 2020 contest, succeeding interim leader Adam Olsen, effective immediately.

Furstenau won 52.4 per cent of the votes on the second ballot. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 14 2020

Squamish RCMP have conducted an investigation after security team Sea to Sky Gondola reported Monday morning that the line to the gondola had been cut and had crashed into the mountain.

RCMP received the call September 14th, 2020, at 4 a.m. from Sea to Sky Gondola security team.

RCMP said members attended immediately and began to assess information and contain the area. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 14 2020

In a media release Monday, the Interior Health (IH) has declared the outbreak related to the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) over.

Interior Health  said in total, seven staff tested positive for COVID-19 with no one in custody contracting the virus.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 10 2020

In today’s landmark ruling in the Cambie Surgery Centre case, Justice Steeves dealt a strong blow to the efforts of Dr.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 10 2020

For Katherine Hansen, joining the RCMP Musical Ride in 1996 was a dream come true. As a little girl growing up on a farm in Penticton, Katherine was horse-crazy. But it was when she saw the Musical Ride at age six, that her future path became crystal clear.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

The Province is investing $1.6 billion in a fall and winter preparedness plan that will significantly build upon and strengthen measures that respond to the health-care requirements of COVID-19.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the government of British Columbia to cancel the carbon tax because it’s not working, according to the provincial government’s data.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Sep 05 2020

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

"Today, we are announcing 121 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 6,162 cases in British Columbia.