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by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 26 2020

John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia; Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba; and Sandy Silver, Premier of Yukon; have issued the following joint statement regarding a proposed national sick leave program:

by Contributor on Monday May 25 2020

The tourism industry is a major economic engine and job creator for people in British Columbia.

Despite the deep and sudden impacts of COVID-19 on the sector, B.C.'s tourism leaders were quick to put the greater good of our communities above anything else.

by Contributor on Friday May 22 2020

“BC COVID-19 SPEAK: Your story, our future” is a population health survey to understand citizen experiences, knowledge and actions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Public health and government leaders have made significant decisions impacting every aspect of our lives in recent weeks.

by Castlegar Source on Friday May 22 2020

The found remains discovered in a rural area of Quesnel on May 6, 2020 have been confirmed to be that of a man reported missing to the Quesnel RCMP.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday May 22 2020

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

"Today, we have 12 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,479 cases in British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 20 2020

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

"Today, we have 21 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,467 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Tuesday May 19 2020

On Friday, May 15,  Supt. Holly Turton, Officer in Charge of BC RCMP Traffic Services announced that traffic enforcement would be returning to pre-COVID-19 levels in light of a noticeable spike in excessive speed offences. This announcement coincided with Canada Road Safety Week and the month of May High Risk Driving Campaign.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday May 15 2020

 Parents will have the choice of bringing their children back to class on a part-time basis this school year as part of BC's Restart Plan, with the goal of returning to full-time classes in September 2020, provided it is safe to do so.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 14 2020

The May Long Weekend — the unofficial start to summer.

Unfortunately, during COVID-19 pandemic, enjoying the great outdoors of BC is going to look a lot different than in years past.

by Contributor on Thursday May 14 2020

Boat inspection stations are opening at various locations throughout the province to prevent harmful zebra and quagga mussels from hitching a boat ride and entering B.C. waterways.

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