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by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day:

“On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 16 2022
FIFA has confirmed that Vancouver has been chosen as an official host city for the FIFA World Cup 2026.

This is the first time that FIFA Men's World Cup matches will be played on Canadian soil, and the tournament is watched by billions of people around the world.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 16 2022

A BC man was indicted on federal charges in the U.S. for allegedly operating an international dark web drug and money laundering criminal organization linked to the opioid overdose deaths of two U.S. Navy servicemen.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Surrey RCMP’s Community Response Unit’s investigation leads to the seizure of drugs, cash and a loaded handgun from a residence in the Whalley area.

by Contributor on Sunday Jun 12 2022

A 27-year-old Smithers man is facing multiple driving related charges and has to walk for while thanks to his social media posts a RCMP media release said.

In late May, BC Highway Patrol (Smithers) became aware of videos circulating on social media that had recently been posted.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 09 2022

A research study conducted by Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), Interior Health (IH) and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) was published this month in the International Journal of Drug Policy, titled Take-Home Drug Checking as a Novel Harm Reduction Strategy in British Columbia, Canada.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 07 2022
If you have one day a year to spare, you can play an important role in a multi-year international study of B.C.’s mule deer. 

Since 2019, dozens of volunteers have been tending wildlife cameras across 30,000 square kilometres of the southern Interior to better understand changes in the mule deer population, their health, their movements and their predators. 

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 31 2022

Three Vancouver Island men have been charged for running a cryptocurrency-funded dark web drug trafficking ring.

In early 2019, BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) - Cybercrime Operations Group initiated an online undercover investigation into an international dark web organized crime group with the vendor name AlwaysOverweight.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022
FireSmart BC and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness BC, are calling on residents of British Columbia to start preparing for wildfire using simple, proven steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on their property and communities. 

Simple landscaping tasks and chores like watering and mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, and s

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 25 2022

On the afternoon of May 24, 2022 Sidney / North Saanich RCMP were contacted by employees at the Victoria International Airport after a checked bag with suspicious looking items was located at the departures check in.

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