For high school seniors in Kootenay Lake, Boundary, Arrow Lakes and Kootenay-Columbia school districts, graduation and one last summer of carefree fun remain before they move on to the next chapter of their lives.
Front-line workers demand government provide more treatment programs as crisis shows no signs of slowing down
Sara Bates has worked as an outreach nurse in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside for 11 years and says it’s been extremely difficult to watch as the opioid crisis takes a critical toll on the community she calls her office.
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After months of inaction by the Liberal government, Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski is welcoming today’s announcement of an $867 million support package, while also urging the government to fight the unfair U.S. tariffs and find a long-term resolution that protects jobs and reflects Canada’s regional differences.
All 44 elected MLAs from the B.C. New Democrat and B.C. Green caucuses have ratified an agreement pledging to work together to support a stable New Democrat government that works for people.
While British Columbians were divided over which of the main parties to support in the provincial election, most seem to agree on one thing: the need to get big money out of our politics.
But it’s not enough to stop cash donations by corporations and unions.
BC’s three political parties were all jockeying for position after Elections BC released the final numbers Wednesday following the May 9 Provincial vote.
DriveBC is the Coquihalla Highway 5 between Hope and Merritt has opened in both directions Tuesday morning following an incident involving a burning semi-trailer truck carrying dangerous goods.
A hazmat team spent most of the night cleaning the spill.
MOTI reports Coquihalla near Merritt closed in both directions
It was a pretty safe bet going into election night that regardless of how the vote broke that there were four words from Premier Christy Clark's 2013 victory speech which would be left unsaid this year: “Well, that was easy.”
Something else telling between Clark's two speeches?
As B.C. roads are expected to be busy with the unofficial start of the summer road trip season this May long weekend, ICBC and police are asking drivers to slow down and maintain a safe speed now and throughout summer.