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by Contributor on Thursday Feb 10 2022

A seven-month multi-jurisdictional investigation by the Ridge Meadows RCMP’s Street Enforcement Unit (SEU) has led to the largest fentanyl seizure by the detachment to date.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Sunday Feb 06 2022

Canada’s largest land conservation organization says there has never been a more important time for nature conservation

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Tuesday Feb 01 2022

Canadians are continuing to seek refuge in the outdoors to help cope with the stress and anxiety of the COVID-19 pandemic.

With another round of restrictions and closures being introduced in many provinces, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says it is important for our physical, mental and emotional well-being to connect with nature.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Jan 28 2022

The BC Parks Licence Plate Program is marking its five-year anniversary, and more than 300 diverse projects and programs have been supported to further protect and enhance B.C.’s world-renowned parks system.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, has released the following statement in response to Williams Lake First Nation's preliminary findings at the former St. Joseph's Mission Residential School:

by Contributor on Tuesday Jan 25 2022

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) is warning the public about ongoing email, web, text messages and telephone scams in which people posing as officials from the CBSA are asking for payment or personal information, including Social Insurance Number (SIN). 

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 24 2022

As of Monday, Jan. 24, 2022, 89.6% (4,465,993) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.6% (4,166,318) have received their second dose.

by BC Hydro on Friday Jan 21 2022

BC Hydro data shows several electricity demand records were broken in 2021 after extreme weather hit B.C. at different times of the year.  

The new report titled, “2021: A record-breaking year for electricity demand and extreme weather,” shows BC Hydro had record peak loads in 2021 due to extreme temperatures in both summer and winter that lasted for extended periods of time.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jan 20 2022

This week, 200,000 rapid antigen test kits are being shipped to the kindergarten-to-Grade 12 (K-12) sector for use by staff, teachers and administrators with symptoms of COVID-19.

Rapid antigen tests are an additional tool that can be used to support the continuity of learning in schools with the aim to reduce transmission of COVID-19.

by Contributor on Thursday Jan 20 2022

by Jennifer Lyle, CEO, Alzheimer Society of B.C.