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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jun 22 2022

The Province is halting plans announced last month to rebuild the Royal British Columbia Museum.

The museum will remain open to visitors. The Royal BC Museum will now lead a broad public engagement to consider all options for the future of the museum.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

Premier John Horgan and Murray Rankin, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, have issued the following statement marking National Indigenous Peoples Day:

“On National Indigenous Peoples Day, we celebrate Indigenous Peoples who have lived on this land for untold generations and will do so for generations to come.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 16 2022
FIFA has confirmed that Vancouver has been chosen as an official host city for the FIFA World Cup 2026.

This is the first time that FIFA Men's World Cup matches will be played on Canadian soil, and the tournament is watched by billions of people around the world.

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 16 2022

A BC man was indicted on federal charges in the U.S. for allegedly operating an international dark web drug and money laundering criminal organization linked to the opioid overdose deaths of two U.S. Navy servicemen.

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Surrey RCMP’s Community Response Unit’s investigation leads to the seizure of drugs, cash and a loaded handgun from a residence in the Whalley area.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Jun 09 2022

A research study conducted by Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH), BC Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU), BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), Interior Health (IH) and the First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) was published this month in the International Journal of Drug Policy, titled Take-Home Drug Checking as a Novel Harm Reduction Strategy in British Columbia, Canada.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Jun 09 2022

A 27-year-old Smithers man is facing multiple driving related charges and has to walk for awhile, thanks to his social media posts, according to BC RCMP Highway Patrol Insp. Chad Badry.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 07 2022
If you have one day a year to spare, you can play an important role in a multi-year international study of B.C.’s mule deer. 

Since 2019, dozens of volunteers have been tending wildlife cameras across 30,000 square kilometres of the southern Interior to better understand changes in the mule deer population, their health, their movements and their predators. 

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

A police check of a vessel with no power or wind near the Canada/U.S. marine border lead to the arrest of a man on outstanding warrants and the seizure of the boat and other stolen property.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 07 2022

British Columbians can expect cooler and wetter conditions in June, which means the fire hazard is anticipated to remain low through the early summer, as shown in the BC Wildfire Service’s latest seasonal outlook.

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