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by Castlegar Source on Thursday Mar 16 2023
On March 10, the Tk’emlups Rural RCMP received a report of several horses killed on BC Crown land, north of Walhachin, BC, approximately 65 km West of Kamloops.

Investigators were led to the specific location, where it was confirmed 17 horses had recently been shot. They appeared to be from a herd of feral (wild) horses which frequent this area.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 14 2023

Is your password difficult to crack?

On March 15 is the Better Business Bureau’s Password Day, and they’re encouraging the public to protect themselves from fraud by changing their passwords to be more ugly, thereby making it harder for hackers to solve.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 13 2023

On March 13, at 3:25 a.m., Golden RCMP received multiple alarms from the BC Provincial Courthouse in Golden, according to RCMP Cpl. James Grandy.

"Frontline officers attended and observed the building to be on fire." Grandy said.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Mar 13 2023

As of April 3, 2023, the BC Government said in a media release that BC Public Service employees will no longer be required to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

The decision to rescind the policy was made based on the high level of vaccination among public-service employees and the current state of the pandemic.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 08 2023

Premier David Eby and Kelli Paddon, Parliamentary Secretary for Gender Equity, have issued the following statement for International Women's Day:

"On International Women's Day, we celebrate all the women, girls, Two-Spirit and non-binary individuals in British Columbia. We recognize women are so often the cornerstone of our communities - and our economy.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 07 2023

Preliminary reporting released by the BC Coroners Service shows that the toxic, unregulated drug supply claimed the lives of at least 211 British Columbians in January, with the total number of deaths surpassing 200 for the eighth time in the past 16 months.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 06 2023

Distracted driving is a factor in nearly 40% of police-reported car crash injuries and contributes to 77 deaths in B.C. each year.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 27 2023

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is committed to keeping prohibited firearms and weapons out of our communities and ensuring that those who break our laws are held accountable.

In January 2023, border services officers at CBSA Commercial Operations, Vancouver International Airport District, intercepted several parcels containing large quantities of prohibited weapons.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 27 2023

People can count on some extra help through another BC Affordability Credit in their bank accounts this April.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Feb 21 2023

More than 350,000 families in B.C. will get their second BC Family Benefit boost to help with the cost of living, starting immediately.

“Global inflation continues to squeeze household budgets, and paying for essentials like groceries and gas is hard on many families right now,” said Katrine Conroy, Minister of Finance.