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by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 23 2020

At 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, a test of B.C.'s wireless alerting system will be conducted as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 18 2020

Premier John Horgan connectedwith faith leaders from around the province to encourage British Columbians to limit in-person celebrations during upcoming religious and cultural celebrations and over the upcoming holiday season.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 16 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

by Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 16 2020

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit are continuing to seek public assistance in locating Adam Pearson, 26, who is wanted for the First Degree Murder of Cody Michaloski.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Nov 16 2020

Interior Health is declaring two COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care homes in Kamloops and Penticton.

In Penticton, The Village by the Station long-term care home and in Kamloops, units C1 and C2 at The Hamlets at Westsyde long-term care home have both had one staff member test positive for COVID-19, according to IHA press releases.

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 12 2020

As National Senior Safety Week wraps up, Ambulance Paramedics of BC wants to remind British Columbians why it is more important than ever to care for the more-than 900,000 seniors in our province.

With Covid-19, our seniors face increased risks and challenges when it comes to their health and safety. 

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 10 2020

On Remembrance Day this year, many Canadians will be reflecting on the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Among those will be war amputee veteran Bob Gondek, of Toronto, who also carries a physical reminder of that pivotal time in history.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 09 2020

In a media release Monday, the BC Government, effective immediately, is extending the freeze on rent increases until July 10, 2021, under the powers of the Emergency Program Act and COVID-19 Related Measures Act.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 09 2020

Premier John Horgan released the following statement on the completion of the final count from the 2020 British Columbia general election:

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 04 2020

Elections BC said in a media release Wednesday, preparations are nearing completion for the final count of mail-in and other absentee ballots in the provincial election.

Final count is scheduled to begin across the province on November 6 and is expected to take at least three days to complete.