The Province is investing in a suite of initiatives to protect long-term care and seniors’ assisted-living residents from COVID-19, as facilities begin allowing visitors.
Each year, the BC SPCA receives nearly 1,000 calls to rescue animals who have been left inside vehicles on hot days. “We know that people love their pets and would never knowingly put them in danger, but many pet guardians are just unaware of how quickly their pets can suffer when left in a vehicle in warm weather,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications for the BC SPCA.
Police in British Columbia are always on the lookout for impaired drivers and, as summer is upon us, police throughout the province will be even more vigilant in their efforts to get impaired drivers off our roadways this July and beyond.
Every nation plays an important role in stopping wildlife extinction.
Here in Canada, we have an estimated 80,000 known wild species. They range from pygmy shrew to polar bear, and from stellate sedge to Sitka spruce.
Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has lowered flags to half-mast at its Trail and Grand Forks offices to honour Ed Conroy who died Friday, June 26.
He served as the MLA for Rossland-Trail from 1991 to 2001.
Bouldering, a popular form of rock climbing, is trending in the West Kootenays like never before, partly thanks to the release of the area’s first Bouldering Guidebook.
Former BC Minister and Kootenay MLA Ed Conroy passed away Friday at the age of 73 of natural causes.
"It is with a heavy heart we learned of the passing of our dear friend Ed Conroy, " said New Democrat BC Government Caucus Chair Jagrup Brar. "Ed gave so much to the province of British Columbia, and did so with kindness at every step.
Imagine a country where the top one percent of the population owned one quarter of all the wealth and the bottom 40 per cent together owned only one per cent. Sounds outrageous? That country is Canada.
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