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by Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 31 2022

Three Vancouver Island men have been charged for running a cryptocurrency-funded dark web drug trafficking ring.

In early 2019, BC RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime (FSOC) - Cybercrime Operations Group initiated an online undercover investigation into an international dark web organized crime group with the vendor name AlwaysOverweight.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022
FireSmart BC and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness BC, are calling on residents of British Columbia to start preparing for wildfire using simple, proven steps to mitigate the impacts of wildfire on their property and communities. 

Simple landscaping tasks and chores like watering and mowing the lawn, cleaning the gutters, and s

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday May 25 2022

On the afternoon of May 24, 2022 Sidney / North Saanich RCMP were contacted by employees at the Victoria International Airport after a checked bag with suspicious looking items was located at the departures check in.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 25 2022

People throughout the Interior will benefit from upgrades to not-for-profit services and programs with additional funding from B.C.’s Community Gaming Grants program.

Thirteen new capital project grants were awarded throughout the Interior region for a total of $1 million.

by Contributor on Thursday May 19 2022

As drivers hit the road this Victoria Day long weekend, ICBC (Insurance Cooporation of BC) and police are asking drivers to watch their speed.

ICBC said on average, 480 people are injured and three people are killed in 1,800 crashes — including 63 people injured in 270 crashes throughout the Southern Interior — in the province over Victoria Day long weekend.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday May 17 2022

In response to an ever-increasing number of seniors being targeted by frauds and scams, the BC RCMP Federal Policing Prevention and Engagement (FPPE) team launched a proactive community outreach campaign to prevent seniors from falling victim to the vast array of sophisticated and constantly evolving scams.

by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Sunday May 15 2022

As the mercury slowly rises, many Canadians are making springtime plans for their lawns, backyards, flower beds and gardens.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has issued a second administrative penalty to Coastal GasLink Pipeline Ltd. (CGL) for non-compliance with conditions and orders related to erosion and sediment control under its environmental assessment certificate.

by Castlegar Source on Friday May 06 2022

A lengthy investigation by BC RCMP Federal Policing investigators, in collaboration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of Los Angeles, California, culminated in the arrest of several individuals, and the seizure of dozens of different drugs, along with a large amount of cash, gold and silver bars.

by Contributor on Thursday May 05 2022

ICBC is making changes to its policy on when cyclists, pedestrians and other active transportation users could be charged with damages to a vehicle when they have some responsibility for a crash.

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