In response to the minister of public safety and solicitor general's request for Canadian Armed Forces support to assist British Columbia's work on the wildfires, Solicitor General Mike Farnworth expressed his gratitude and thanks for the Forces' agreement to help.
Premier John Horgan has pledged his ongoing support for the people and communities affected by wildfires in B.C.'s Interior, as the cabinet meets for the first time in Victoria.
The B.C. government recognizes the overwhelming generosity of British Columbians and the various organizations who are pulling together to help those affected by the wildfires burning in various areas throughout the province.
Anyone wanting to provide assistance to those affected by the wildfires has a variety of ways to do so.
Williams Lake - Targeted enforcement of prolific property criminals in the Williams Lake area resulted in the arrest of two individuals following a vehicle stop.
The provincial government announced the first of 310 firefighting personnel from other Canadian agencies began arriving in British Columbia on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to help the BC Wildfire Service get the upper hand on the 225 wildfires that are burning in the province.
With the province under a state of emergency due to the hundreds of wildfires in progress throughout B.C., ICBC is advising customers to protect their vehicles and important documents and to avoid driving near impacted areas.
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The company responsible for moving mountains of cash over the internet said its e-Transfer service "is back online and fully operational."
In a media release on its website, Interac says its e-Transfer service is back up running after it was suspended Friday morning due to technical issues.
ICBC and police are urging drivers to plan ahead for a safe ride home if any of your activities this summer involve alcohol, especially with Canada celebrating its 150th birthday this weekend.
Aviation buffs will want to put Revelstoke on the summer holiday agenda as the city and plans to roll out the red carpet to host the Canadian Forces (CF) Snowbirds this July 25-26th.
The event, in partnership with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, is in celebration of Canada 150.