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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 12 2022

Preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service shows 247 deaths of individuals experiencing homelessness were reported to the agency in 2021, which is a 75% increase over the number of lives lost in 2020.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 11 2022

The Ombudsperson announced today it is seeking public input that will provide key information for an investigation into how government programs supported people who were displaced from their homes and communities as a result of extreme weather in 2021.

Tens of thousands of people were displaced across the province as a result of wildfires and floods.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 05 2022

The BC Electoral Boundaries Commission has published its Preliminary Report with recommendations for changing British Columbia’s provincial electoral districts for the next two provincial general elections.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 04 2022

ICBC and police are launching a campaign to help protect pedestrians as weather conditions worsen and the risk of pedestrian crashes increases.

Between October and January, pedestrian fatalities increase by an average of 54% in B.C.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Sep 29 2022

A media release Wednesday by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) said 15 people along with a Calgary business has been charged following a $55 Million drug bust involving officials from both Canada and U.S.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Wednesday Sep 28 2022

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Government of Canada has taken a layered approach to border management to protect the health and safety of Canadians.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 26 2022

Members of the British Columbia food and beverage industry will come together at the Every Chef Needs a Farmer, Every Farmers Needs a Chef event in the fall and winter.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 22 2022

British Columbians are encouraged to share their thoughts on the Province’s plans to simplify the regulatory framework for legal professionals so more people can connect to the legal supports and advice they need.  

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Sep 20 2022

Vancouver Police Department’s Amber Alert, sent out late Monday night, has been cancelled.

The cancellation was announced on the VPD website Tuesday at about 6:15 a.m.

VPD was seeking public assistance after a young boy was reported missing from BC Children’s Hospital.

by Contributor on Monday Sep 19 2022

The BC RCMP Serious Crime Unit has been deployed to take conduct of an investigation after a report of a fire and the discovery of human remains.

On September 15, 2022, Penticton RCMP were notified after the Summerland Fire Department was called to the paved road next to the Penticton Shooting Sports Range, located at 1797 BC-97, Penticton, BC.