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by Mike Farnworth on Monday Sep 17 2018

It's about a month to go until non-medical cannabis becomes legal in Canada, so here's a snapshot of what to expect in B.C. as of Oct. 17, 2018.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Sep 09 2018

If you're just tuning back in to B.C. politics, you may have missed a great political adaptation of West Side Story this summer, where two rival gangs – the Liberistas and the Unionistas – compete for the affection of B.C. taxpayers on public infrastructure projects.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 06 2018

By Leslie Welin and Terry Moist

When B.C.’s community non-profits join forces, they do it based on key principles.

One of the most important is that we’re “better together” – more effective in supporting healthier, stronger communities. That’s why we’re excited at Board Voice about the B.C. government’s Foundry initiative.

by Dan Kraus on Monday Sep 03 2018

It’s a luxury to not think about water.

Most Canadians watch it flow from the faucet and go down the drain without considering its source or destination. When we do think about water, it’s only about where the nearest tap is.

Many people in the world don’t have taps. Over 1.2 billion people experience critical water shortages. They think about water every day.

by Contributor on Friday Aug 31 2018

Every Labour Day long weekend, approximately five people are killed and 580 people are injured in 2,100 crashes across the province.

Those stats on average for the Southern Interior include 81 people who are injured in 330 crashes during the Labour Day weekend.

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Aug 29 2018

To The Editor:

Dear Minister Heyman:

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

The BC Wildfire Service is preparing to conduct planned ignitions on the Woodward and Harris creeks wildfires between Tuesday (August 28) and (Friday) August 31, 2018.

Residents of nearby communities are advised that smoke will be highly visible from Highway 3, Lumby and Cherryville. 

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 23 2018

By John Horgan

For the second year in a row, our province is in a state of emergency.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

A new training facility at College of the Rockies will inspire future generations of electrical and industrial mechanic students to jump-start rewarding trades careers in their local communities.

by Contributor on Saturday Aug 18 2018

To help people affected by the wildfires that are burning around B.C., the Province of British Columbia will match all donations to the Red Cross, up to $20 million.

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