Williams Lake - Targeted enforcement of prolific property criminals in the Williams Lake area resulted in the arrest of two individuals following a vehicle stop.
The provincial government announced the first of 310 firefighting personnel from other Canadian agencies began arriving in British Columbia on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to help the BC Wildfire Service get the upper hand on the 225 wildfires that are burning in the province.
With the province under a state of emergency due to the hundreds of wildfires in progress throughout B.C., ICBC is advising customers to protect their vehicles and important documents and to avoid driving near impacted areas.
Premier Christy Clark has issued the following statement regarding the current wildfire activity in British Columbia:
“Our first priority during this period of extreme wildfire activity in the interior has been to ensure the safety of all those directly impacted.
As people and families embrace the summer weather and look for things to do and enjoy the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) has some suggestions. In the coming days and weeks, we will continue to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and the natural beauty of our country.
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The company responsible for moving mountains of cash over the internet said its e-Transfer service "is back online and fully operational."
In a media release on its website, Interac says its e-Transfer service is back up running after it was suspended Friday morning due to technical issues.
ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a safe ride home if any of your activities this summer involve alcohol, especially with Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.
Health Canada is reminding Canadians that it is not safe to taste or eat raw dough, batter, or any other product containing uncooked flour, as raw flour can be contaminated with harmful bacteria such as E. coli.
Aviation buffs will want to put Revelstoke on the summer holiday agenda as the city and plans to roll out the red carpet to host the Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26th.
The event, in partnership with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, is in celebration of Canada 150.