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by Contributor on Monday Apr 03 2023

The BC Electoral Boundaries Commission has published its final report with recommendations to the Legislative Assembly for changing British Columbia’s provincial electoral districts.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Mar 30 2023

The 16th round of Canada-U.S. negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty took place on March 22 and 23, in Washington, D.C.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 29 2023

People in B.C. can be confident that money services businesses they use will have greater oversight by the BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA) as a new provincial regulator.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday Mar 27 2023

Don’t put away those winter tires just yet in the Kootenay/Boundary region of BC.

Even though it’s officially spring, winter tires or chains are still required on designated highways through March 31. For highways located through mountain passes and/or high snowfall areas, the requirements extend until April 30.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 22 2023

The Province is renewing and expanding its commitment to make B.C. parks more inclusive and accessible with the release of the BC Parks Commitment to Inclusion.

The commitment comes with additional funding to upgrade park facilities to accessible standards, so that more people can experience the benefits of being in nature.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 20 2023

 Living Lakes Canada, the award-winning water stewardship NGO based in the Canadian Columbia Basin, will be represented at the first United Nations conference on water in 45 years. The UN 2023 Water Conference is taking place in New York and kicks off on World Water Day on March 22.

by BC Hydro on Monday Mar 20 2023

A new BC Hydro report finds a change in daily routines that started at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have permanently shifted how many British Columbians use electricity at home.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Friday Mar 17 2023

Pacific Coastal Airlines will end its regularly scheduled flight service between Vancouver International Airport (YVR) South Terminal and Canadian Rockies International Airport (YXC).

In a news release Thursday, Pacific Coastal Airlines said the last day of operations for flights between Vancouver and Cranbrook will be Friday, April 28, 2023.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Mar 16 2023
On March 10, the Tk’emlups Rural RCMP received a report of several horses killed on BC Crown land, north of Walhachin, BC, approximately 65 km West of Kamloops.

Investigators were led to the specific location, where it was confirmed 17 horses had recently been shot. They appeared to be from a herd of feral (wild) horses which frequent this area.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 14 2023

Is your password difficult to crack?

On March 15 is the Better Business Bureau’s Password Day, and they’re encouraging the public to protect themselves from fraud by changing their passwords to be more ugly, thereby making it harder for hackers to solve.