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by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 15 2022

On June 1, 2022, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing from $15.20 to $15.65 an hour.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 08 2022

The BC RCMP Federal Policing Cybercrime Operations Group has shut down numerous bogus online cryptocurrency investment platforms in the fight against the disturbing upward trend targeting new investors.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 07 2022

The BC Liberals, in advance of the upcoming by-election, officially nominated and launched Kevin Falcon’s campaign for Vancouver-Quilchena.

Falcon was recently elected as leader of the BC Liberal Party during a recent leadership convention in February.

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 03 2022

March is Distracted Driving/Occupant Restraint Awareness Month and police across the Province will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area. Fatal and serious injury motor vehicle collisions due to distracted driving are completely preventable and BC Highway Patrol is reminding drivers to keep your eyes on the road and your hands up on the wheel.

by Contributor on Monday Feb 28 2022

The BC RCMP has notified the Independent Investigations Office of British Columbia (IIO BC) of an incident in Elk Valley resulting in one man’s death.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Feb 25 2022

The BC Ministry of Health said of Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, 90.6% (4,514,727) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.1% (4,289,963) have received their second dose.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Feb 22 2022

Police in Houston have released video of last week’s vandalism at the Coastal Gas Link (CGL) camp hoping the public can help identify those individuals responsible for the acts of violence and damage.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Feb 18 2022

Houston RCMP is presently investigating an incident where individuals allegedly engaged in a violent confrontation with employees of Coastal GasLink, and with attending police officers along the Morice River Forest Service Road near Houston, BC.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Feb 16 2022

In a post Monday on its Facebook page, the Conservation Officer Service said two individuals from Alberta have been fined for snowmobiling in an area closed to protect mountain caribou.

The fines totalled more than $1,600 for the pair for riding in an area near Revelstoke, designated for mountain caribou.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Feb 14 2022

People in British Columbian will soon have the added convenience of renewing their personal ICBC insurance policies online.