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by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Monday Oct 04 2021

The greatest tool in tackling climate change needs our help: nature 

As we begin to enjoy the fall colours and foliage, let’s consider what our forests provide. The short answer is, much more than we realize. The roots of trees, from BC’s hulking cedars to Newfoundland and Labrador’s rare black ash, reach out to us all, connecting Canadians to each other and to this land. 

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Oct 02 2021

Government is updating its K-12 education health and safety guidelines to require masks for kindergarten to Grade 3 students. 

by Contributor on Friday Oct 01 2021
As autumn rains extinguish the last of this summer’s fires, the final accounting for a brutal B.C. wildfire season is becoming clear. Nearly one million hectares of forest has been burnt and more than $500 million spent containing the carnage.
by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 29 2021

More than 1,200 people have died as a result of toxic drugs in the first seven months of 2021, according to the latest preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 27 2021

As of Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, 87.7% (4,064,859) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 80.5% (3,729,606) have received their second dose.

In addition, 88.2% (3,815,333) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 81.3% (3,515,026) have received their second dose.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 23 2021

British Columbians are invited to have their say on three proposed options for permanent paid sick leave shaped by their responses to the first phase of consultation.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 20 2021

 As of Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 86.8% (4,024,302) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4% (3,679,181) received their second dose.

In addition, 87.4% (3,778,735) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.2% (3,470,043) received their second dose.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 16 2021

(Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Territories/Vancouver, B.C.) — People’s Party of Canada Candidate Renate Siekmann distributed a pamphlet yesterday that equates the genocide of Indigenous peoples with vaccine mandates.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Sep 14 2021

The Province is strengthening its ambulance system with the largest hiring push in B.C.'s history in rural and remote locations.

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. 

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