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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Apr 06 2022
British Columbians are invited to share their thoughts on non-medical cannabis consumption spaces.
The Province is launching an online public engagement about cannabis consumption spaces to help inform decisions about whether to permit these spaces and how they could be regulated.
by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

A man has been arrested and a Keremeos RCMP officer is recovering after allegedly being stabbed by a man suffering a mental health crisis.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 05 2022

Crews have made steady progress on Highway 1 improvements through the Kicking Horse Canyon.

To advance work at more challenging sites within the project, a full highway closure is required between the Easter and Victoria Day weekends.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Apr 04 2022

With thousands of displaced Ukrainians expected to relocate to British Columbia over the coming months, the Province is expanding services and supports to connect individuals and families to the help they need.

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 03 2022

As people return to the workplace, post-secondary students resume in-person learning, and more things open up, parking lots are once again full of vehicles that are left unattended for hours at a time.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 01 2022

The BC Assembly of First Nations acknowledges the apology from Pope Francis to First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples in Canada, for the Catholic Church's role in Indian Residential Schools, and the intergenerational traumas caused by atrocities committed to our children.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 29 2022

Many students across B.C. returned to school this week amid a pandemic that has not ended, but without the protection offered by mask mandates.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 29 2022

The Nanaimo RCMP is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 25-year-old Jessica Maley-Ross who was reported missing by her family on Friday March 25, 2022. Investigators were told that the last contact they had with her was in October of 2021.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Mar 25 2022

The Province is announcing that B.C.'s public auto insurer will provide a one-time relief rebate of $110 to customers to ease the financial burden of increased gas prices caused by the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Mar 21 2022

Starting immediately on Monday, March 21, 2022, rapid antigen test kits will be available to people aged 30 years and older through community pharmacies.

Eligible individuals can pick up one kit of five tests every 28 days from participating pharmacies at no cost. Individuals must present their personal health number when picking up the kit.