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by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 02 2022

The RCMP wishes to thank the public for their outpouring of support and patience these past two weeks as we honoured our colleague and friend Constable Shaelyn Yang who was killed in the line of duty on October 18, 2022 in Burnaby, British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Nov 01 2022

The Province, Doctors of BC, and BC Family Doctors have achieved a new payment model for family doctors to help protect, support and strengthen B.C.’s health-care system and patient care a government media release said Monday.

Under the new payment model, the Province will be better able to attract new family doctors to family practice and retain existing doctors.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 30 2022

A 35-year-old man has been arrested following a robbery with a firearm investigation in Golden RCMP said in a media release Friday.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 27 2022

David Eby will be sworn in as British Columbia’s 37th premier by Lt. Gov. Janet Austin on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

The ceremony will take place at Government House. Timing and other details for media will be provided in the coming days.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 27 2022

If you’re planning to get festive with your Halloween, Christmas, or other holiday decorations, keep your eyes open for this scam. BBB Scam Tracker has received complaints about false advertisements and phony promises for holiday decor.  

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by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 25 2022

In a media release Monday, the Province said it is taking steps to build safer workplaces for health-care workers and patients by introducing a new security model across all health authorities, hiring more protection services employees and expanding funding to SWITCH BC, a new organization focused on addressing workplace safety.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Saturday Oct 22 2022

David Eby, first elected MLA in 2013 for Vancouver-Point Grey, will become Premier of BC following a tumultuous BC NDP leadership campaign.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 18 2022

The BC Ombudsperson’s 2021/22 Annual Report, released Tuesday, highlights that complaints about health care from British Columbians were the highest in a decade.

The office received almost 1,300 complaints and enquiries focused on programs and services provided by the Ministry of Health and B.C.’s health authorities.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 12 2022

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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 12 2022

Preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service shows 247 deaths of individuals experiencing homelessness were reported to the agency in 2021, which is a 75% increase over the number of lives lost in 2020.

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