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by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

The Province will restrict vapour product access, flavours, nicotine content, packaging and advertising, and intends to increase taxes on vapour products, to protect youth from risks associated with vaping.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 14 2019

More than 50,000 kits containing the life-saving medication naloxone have been used to reverse opioid overdoses in B.C.

In total, 175,022 naloxone kits have been reported distributed to people who use drugs and those who are likely to witness an overdose through the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Take Home Naloxone program.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Nov 14 2019

Texas is more than two times as attractive than Alberta for oil and gas investment, according to a new survey of petroleum-sector executives released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan, Canadian public policy think-tank.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Nov 11 2019

In Canada between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying the federal government with over six contacts per working day made with government officials.

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Friday, October 25. 2019 marked the start of this year’s poppy campaign and remembrance season.

Leading up to Nov.11 poppy campaign volunteers will take part in defining what remembrance means for Canadians everywhere.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Hunters and guide outfitters now are able to do more business online.

Guide outfitter reports, permit to accompany reports, royalty payments and guiding territory certificate transactions can be submitted through BC Hunting Online.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Kevin Timothy of Chemainus, has been charged with animal cruelty following a BC SPCA investigation.

In early May, 2019, the BC SPCA took custody of a one-year-old female German shepherd in critical condition. The dog, named Hope, was suffering from emaciation, dehydration, extreme muscle wasting and a deep, severe neck wound.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

The Province has introduced the interpretation amendment act to allow for a future move to permanent daylight saving time (DST) after 93% of British Columbian respondents indicated support for the change in a record-breaking public engagement.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Oct 28 2019

Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 24 2019

Fall is a busy season in the yard for home and business owners. After the lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers.

And homeowners will need to get snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment out and ready for winter use.

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