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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 15 2021

The Province is providing an additional $2 billion in development financing through B.C.’s HousingHub to finance the construction of thousands of new homes for middle-income families.

by Susan Brown on Wednesday Apr 14 2021

It has been five years since the Provincial Health Officer declared a public health emergency in response to the significant rise in opioid-related overdose deaths reported in B.C.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Apr 13 2021

On the same day the province reported more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases in three days, BC announced a new vaccine registration schedule that will provide certainty for more than 1.3 million British Columbians aged 40 and older, as B.C.'s Get Vaccinated program moves forward.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 10 2021

Nearly one million British Columbians have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

The Province’s Get Vaccinated program is ramping up and is calling on everyone aged 60 and older to register.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 09 2021

100 Mile House RCMP is seeking assistance in a child exploitation investigation involving a teacher at a local high-school.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Apr 09 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, announced Thursday that WorkSafeBC inspectors have been given new duties in fighting the spread of COVID-19 transmissions in the workplace environment.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Apr 07 2021

RCMP said in a media release Wednesday, recent traffic stops in the Lumby area in the North Okanagan were indeed made by an officer, and not a a suspected police impersonator.

by Dan Kraus on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

During this pandemic, many Canadians have reported seeing and hearing more wildlife in their neighbourhoods.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says coyotes in residential areas have received heightened awareness in recent weeks.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Mar 31 2021

RCMP in the north Okanagan are looking to re-unite a coin collector with his or her collection, after seizing nearly two dozen suspected stolen vintage coins from an offender stopped in Tappen, 10 kilometers north of Salmon Arm, earlier this year.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 29 2021

West Kelowna RCMP are investigating after numerous people were stabbed early Sunday morning.

On March 28th, 2021 just before 2 a.m., West Kelowna RCMP and Kelowna RCMP were called to the Postill Lake Road area for a report of multiple victims of a stabbing at an outdoor gathering.