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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 28 2021

Premier John Horgan has released the following statement regarding the state of his health:

“After noticing a lump in my neck, I went to the doctor to get a number of tests over the past few weeks. Those tests have revealed a growth in my throat that requires surgery tomorrow. Any further treatment will be determined after the surgery.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

More people in B.C. will start to receive invitations for a COVID-19 booster shot as the Province continues its COVID-19 immunization plan, prioritizing B.C.'s elderly and most at-risk through to the December holiday.

The plan expands to include all British Columbians 12+ beginning in January 2022.

by BC Hydro on Wednesday Oct 27 2021

New research from BC Hydro finds festive lights and blow up decorations are no longer limited to just the holiday season as more British Columbians are putting up Halloween ‘mega displays.’

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 26 2021

British Columbia is launching a stronger, more ambitious climate plan to deliver on its commitment to reduce climate pollution and build a cleaner, stronger economy for people throughout B.C.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 22 2021

Guidelines have been developed to support school boards and independent school authorities in their decisions on implementing vaccine requirements for their employees.

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 21 2021

When Christine Lauzon picked up a Lotto Max ticket for the September 28, 2021 draw with her pack of peanuts, she never imagined her spur-of-the-moment decision would result in her winning the massive $70-million jackpot.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 20 2021

During the month of October, ICBC and police are launching a pedestrian safety campaign to urge pedestrians and drivers to stay safe as crashes involving pedestrians nearly double at this time of year.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Oct 18 2021

The first concrete girders that will support the bridge deck have been installed for the new Sheep Bridge on Highway 1 in the Kicking Horse Canyon as work continues improvements to the highway east of Golden.

Rob Fleming, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, toured the project on Friday, Oct. 15, 2021.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 14 2021

Northern Health (NH) is introducing new public health orders covering most of the NH region to manage COVID-19 activity.

The Delta variant is leading to faster transmission and more severe outcomes for people in communities with lower vaccination rates, including younger people. Immunization remains the most effective prevention against COVID-19.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Saturday Oct 09 2021

Before you tuck into a plate piled high with potatoes and vegetables this weekend, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is encouraging people to give thanks for the heroic recovery story embodied by the centrepiece of Thanksgiving dinner: the turkey.

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