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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 23 2021

British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 20 2021

 As of Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 86.8% (4,024,302) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4% (3,679,181) received their second dose.

In addition, 87.4% (3,778,735) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.2% (3,470,043) received their second dose.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 16 2021

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver, B.C.) — People’s Party of Canada Candidate Renate Siekmann distributed a pamphlet yesterday that equates the genocide of Indigenous peoples with vaccine mandates.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Sep 14 2021

The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.'s history in rural and remote locations.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 13 2021

Penticton RCMP are releasing a photo and the identity of the man who died after being found unresponsive on a school field in early September. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Sep 09 2021

Two men are thanking an off-duty police officer and his son after their canoe capsized this past weekend Revelstoke RCMP said in a media release Thursday.

RCMP said on September 6th, 2021 and 11 a.m., an off-duty RCMP Member with the Forensic Identification Section and his 11-year-old son were canoeing on Griffin Lake, located 27 kilometers west of Revelstoke.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 08 2021

B.C.’s maximum allowable rent increase amount for 2022 is being set at 1.5%, based on inflation.

This increase cannot take effect prior to Jan. 1, 2022. If landlords choose to increase rent, they must provide a full three months’ notice to tenants using the correct notice of rent increase form.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 07 2021

Every March and September, police across BC participate in the Distracted Driving and Occupant Restraint enforcement campaign.

This September is no different, and police across the Province will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Sep 05 2021

A collision between four vehicles has left one driver dead, four others injured and closed the highway between Golden and Revelstoke this morning.

Just after 8 a.m. Sunday morning, frontline officers from the Golden RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services in 1000-block of the Trans Canada Highway for a report of a collision between a pick-up truck and a motor home.

by Castlegar Source on Saturday Sep 04 2021

On Aug. 30, 2021, shortly after 6 p.m. Creston RCMP Frontline members and BC Ambulance received a report of an unresponsive child at a campground east of Creston.