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by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Aug 29 2018

To The Editor:

Dear Minister Heyman:

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 28 2018

The BC Wildfire Service is preparing to conduct planned ignitions on the Woodward and Harris creeks wildfires between Tuesday (August 28) and (Friday) August 31, 2018.

Residents of nearby communities are advised that smoke will be highly visible from Highway 3, Lumby and Cherryville. 

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 23 2018

By John Horgan

For the second year in a row, our province is in a state of emergency.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 22 2018

A new training facility at College of the Rockies will inspire future generations of electrical and industrial mechanic students to jump-start rewarding trades careers in their local communities.

by Contributor on Saturday Aug 18 2018

To help people affected by the wildfires that are burning around B.C., the Province of British Columbia will match all donations to the Red Cross, up to $20 million.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 16 2018

The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration based on the recommendation from B.C.’s wildfire and emergency management officials.

by Contributor on Sunday Aug 12 2018

In a media release, the provincial government wants to make sure B.C. drivers pay ICBC premiums that more fairly and accurately reflect the risk they represent on the roads.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 06 2018

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) hopes people are enjoying the outdoors and connecting with nature this summer, but at the same time is encouraging them to help control the spread of invasive species. 

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 02 2018

By John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia


This B.C. Day long weekend, let's take time to enjoy food, friends and family. Let's also celebrate the farmers, producers, and local businesses who provide quality food and drink grown right here in B.C.

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 01 2018

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the provincial government to give interior residents a break by cutting fuel taxes, fixing ICBC and axing the Employer Health Tax (EHT).

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