By Gaoliang Fang, Postdoctoral Fellow, McMaster Automotive Resource Centre, McMaster University
Beginning Monday, Jan. 9, 2023, emergency operation centres (EOCs) will be reactivated in health authorities to ensure patients continue to have access to the hospital care services they need as respiratory illness season continues in B.C.
Many people will have more money in their bank accounts as a result of the BC Affordability Credit.
"The winter season often brings extra expenses for people and, with the rising costs we're seeing around the world, it can add stress to already stretched household budgets," said Katrine Conroy, Minister of Finance.
“The end of one year and the beginning of a new one is a chance to reflect and an opportunity to set new goals to shape a better future – for ourselves, our families and our entire province.
The BC Government Vital Statistics Agency has released the most popular names for babies born in the province for 2022, with Noah topping the list.
The Vital Statistics Agency said in a media release that Noah is followed by Olivia, Oliver, Liam, Theodore, Jack, Emma, Lucas, Leo and Sofia, according preliminary figures for 2022.
Canada’s first permanent cap on fees charged to restaurants by food-delivery companies will go into effect in British Columbia on Jan. 1, 2023, giving restaurant owners more certainty about their costs.
On Dec. 24, 2022 at approximately 18:14 hours the BC Highway Patrol and Merritt RCMP were advised of a single vehicle collision around Loon Lake on Hwy 97c east of Merritt BC.
Police and emergency services responded and located a commercial E-bus that had gone off road to the left and rolled onto its passenger side coming to rest in the eastbound lanes.
As I mark my fifth year as Board Chair of Interior Health (IH), I reflect on the highlights and challenges of 2022. Undoubtedly, times have been difficult for many people in the Interior, and especially tough on health-care workers.
The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), committed to keeping Canadian communities safe from illicit drugs, announced Friday that the CBSA seized nearly 2,500 kilograms of opium in Vancouver, British Columbia – the largest opium seizure to date for the CBSA.
Jennifer Whiteside, Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, has released the following year-end statement regarding mental-health supports during the holiday season:
“The holiday season is a time for celebrations, but for many, it can also be the season of loneliness, stress and difficult memories.