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by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Nov 02 2021

The latest class of B.C. sheriff recruits has graduated from the Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) in New Westminster.

The newest recruits will be posted in Prince George, Williams Lake, Fort St. John, Terrace, Nelson and on the Lower Mainland.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 01 2021

This past summer's record-breaking heat claimed the lives of at least 595 British Columbians, according to updated data released by the BC Coroners Service.

"The BC Coroners Service is committed to gathering as much information as possible about each of these deaths to inform future, evidence-based prevention efforts" said Lisa Lapointe, chief coroner.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 01 2021

British Columbia has taken an important step forward to prevent drug poisoning deaths by applying to the federal government to remove criminal penalties for people who possess small amounts of illicit drugs for personal use.

by Contributor on Monday Nov 01 2021

In a recent media release, the Richmond RCMP say that during the first nine months of 2021, 238 catalytic converters were reported stolen across the city. 

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 28 2021

Premier John Horgan has released the following statement regarding the state of his health:

“After noticing a lump in my neck, I went to the doctor to get a number of tests over the past few weeks. Those tests have revealed a growth in my throat that requires surgery tomorrow. Any further treatment will be determined after the surgery.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More people in B.C. will start to receive invitations for a COVID-19 booster shot as the Province continues its COVID-19 immunization plan, prioritizing B.C.'s elderly and most at-risk through to the December holiday.

The plan expands to include all British Columbians 12+ beginning in January 2022.

by BC Hydro on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

New research from BC Hydro finds festive lights and blow up decorations are no longer limited to just the holiday season as more British Columbians are putting up Halloween ‘mega displays.’

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 26 2021

British Columbia is launching a stronger, more ambitious climate plan to deliver on its commitment to reduce climate pollution and build a cleaner, stronger economy for people throughout B.C.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 22 2021

Guidelines have been developed to support school boards and independent school authorities in their decisions on implementing vaccine requirements for their employees.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 21 2021

When Christine Lauzon picked up a Lotto Max ticket for the September 28, 2021 draw with her pack of peanuts, she never imagined her spur-of-the-moment decision would result in her winning the massive $70-million jackpot.

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