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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 27 2023

Burnaby RCMP is issuing a public warning after a recent scam that defrauded a Burnaby senior out of more than $7.5 million dollars, in one of the largest personal scams the detachment has ever investigated.

In December 2022, Burnaby RCMP was contacted by a woman who said she had been scammed out of a significant amount of money after an elaborate fraud.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 25 2023

Preventing plastic waste, reducing emissions and creating clean-tech jobs are just a few benefits of the 14 new projects under the CleanBC Plastics Action Fund, as well as a boost of more than double the previous funding for further projects.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Apr 22 2023

 Premier David Eby and George Heyman, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, have released the following statement to mark Earth Day 2023:

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Apr 17 2023

Avalanche Canada said that one person is dead following an avalanche west of Invermere Saturday.

Avalanche Canada said that three people were snowmobiling in the Thunderwater Lake area of Forrester Creek when the avalanche struck.

Two of the riders were swept up in the slide.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 13 2023

As warmer weather approaches, British Columbians are encouraged to be prepared for the possibility of climate-related hazards, such as floods and wildfires, which are becoming increasingly common.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 13 2023

In preparation for Earth Day, Better Business Bureau serving Mainland BC and Yukon (BBB) is reminding the public that going green to save money doesn't have to be difficult.

Even further, it can result in more savings than you might expect.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 11 2023

Post-secondary students will soon have access to increased financial aid, with more flexible repayment terms to make education and skills training more accessible and affordable in the face of global inflation.

by Contributor on Monday Apr 10 2023

April is Safe Digging Month in B.C., and FortisBC’s damage prevention officers are reminding everyone to reach out to BC 1 Call before digging, excavating or disturbing the ground in any way, to gather information on the location of underground infrastructure.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 06 2023

On June 1, 2023, B.C.'s lowest-paid workers will get a pay raise with the general minimum wage increasing from $15.65 to $16.75 an hour.

"Having a minimum wage that keeps up with inflation is a key step to prevent the lowest paid workers from falling behind," said Harry Bains, Minister of Labour.

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 06 2023

Today, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed Cambie Surgeries Corporation’s (CSC) attempt to overturn previous decisions made by BC’s courts that upheld the BC Medicare Protection Act. This decision marks the end of the corporation’s lengthy legal battle to overturn key provisions in the BC Medicare Protection Act that ensure equitable access to medically necessary services.