B.C. seed producers may soon be able to access new seed processing equipment in up to a dozen BC Food Hub Network facilities.
This equipment will increase production of high-quality vegetable, grain and plant seed and support B.C.’s food system.
McCreary Centre Society said Monday in a media statement the organization released a report on Youth vaping during COVID-19: BC youth’s experiences during the pandemic.
The report is based on data collected by youth researchers aged 13–18 from diverse communities across BC.
The youth collected over 3,500 surveys from their peers in June, September and December 2020.
To improve the safety, reliability and capacity of Highway 1, construction of a new bridge crossing at Quartz Creek will soon begin, benefiting people who travel on the Trans-Canada Highway near Golden.
A survey led by the BC Centre for Disease Control’s Clinical Prevention Services highlights challenges in accessing sexual health services during the pandemic and the potential for virtual care.
The numbers are staggering; 500 square kilometres of old growth forests are logged every year in BC. Many of these forests in places like the Coastal or Inland Temperate Rainforests are irreplaceable because they have taken hundreds, if not thousands of years to develop.
More than 400,000 people in British Columbia will be immunized from March to early April as the Province moves into Phase 2 of the largest immunization rollout in B.C.’s history.
“At every step of the way, we are putting the health and safety of British Columbians first,” said Premier John Horgan.
The 150th anniversary of British Columbia joining Canada arrives at a time when people and institutions are being asked to reckon with the foundational impacts of racism in our society. Challenging Racist British Columbia: 150 Years and Counting, is a new publication examining the long history of racist policies that have impacted Indigenous, Black and racialized communities in the p
Campers, get those cell phones ready to reserve.
The official start of the 2021 camping season is still a few months away, but people living in B.C. can soon begin reserving campsites in provincial parks to help plan trips close to home.
Interior Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak on unit 4B at Kelowna General Hospital (KGH).
As of Monday morning, four patients and one staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. Investigation is ongoing and patients with COVID-19 from 4B are being relocated to the COVID unit.
There is no evidence of COVID-19 transmission to other areas of the hospital at this time.
“Based on feedback we received during the first two intakes, we’re broadening the grant’s eligibility criteria,” said Nicholas Simons, Minister of Social Development and Pover