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by Contributor on Monday Sep 13 2021

Penticton RCMP are releasing a photo and the identity of the man who died after being found unresponsive on a school field in early September. 

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Sep 09 2021

Two men are thanking an off-duty police officer and his son after their canoe capsized this past weekend Revelstoke RCMP said in a media release Thursday.

RCMP said on September 6th, 2021 and 11 a.m., an off-duty RCMP Member with the Forensic Identification Section and his 11-year-old son were canoeing on Griffin Lake, located 27 kilometers west of Revelstoke.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 08 2021

B.C.’s maximum allowable rent increase amount for 2022 is being set at 1.5%, based on inflation.

This increase cannot take effect prior to Jan. 1, 2022. If landlords choose to increase rent, they must provide a full three months’ notice to tenants using the correct notice of rent increase form.

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 07 2021

Every March and September, police across BC participate in the Distracted Driving and Occupant Restraint enforcement campaign.

This September is no different, and police across the Province will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Sunday Sep 05 2021

A collision between four vehicles has left one driver dead, four others injured and closed the highway between Golden and Revelstoke this morning.

Just after 8 a.m. Sunday morning, frontline officers from the Golden RCMP were called to assist BC Emergency Health Services in 1000-block of the Trans Canada Highway for a report of a collision between a pick-up truck and a motor home.

by Castlegar Source on Saturday Sep 04 2021

On Aug. 30, 2021, shortly after 6 p.m. Creston RCMP Frontline members and BC Ambulance received a report of an unresponsive child at a campground east of Creston.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Sep 03 2021

Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement in support of healthcare workers in light of protests:

"Health-care workers have been true heroes throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, working long hours in difficult conditions to care for us, our loved ones and to keep our communities safe.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

A 25-year old Qualicum Beach man has been charged with two counts of assault with a weapon and two counts of possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 31 2021

Concerns about water supply security, drought and water scarcity remain an issue for most of the southern half of British Columbia even as cooler temperatures and rain have arrived.