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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

A new Forestry Innovation Investment (FII) office in Vietnam will help drive trade opportunities and sustainable jobs in B.C.'s forestry sector while offering greater protection from market volatility and other global challenges.

The office is a key first step in developing B.C.'s Trade Diversification Strategy, part of the StrongerBC Economic Plan.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 12 2022

Preliminary data released by the BC Coroners Service reveals that the toxic drug supply has claimed the lives of 9,410 British Columbians since January 2016, and that at least 174 lives were lost in the month of February 2022.

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 10 2022

ICBC, in partnership with the provincial government, TELUS and Project Whitecard Inc., is launching a new simulation and training tool for inexperienced drivers, called Street Sense.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Apr 07 2022

As British Columbia continues to take the next step in its COVID-19 response, the Province is transitioning from daily to weekly COVID-19 reporting.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Apr 06 2022

As people in B.C. continue to get vaccinated, the Province continues with previously announced plans to further lift COVID-19 restrictions, while protecting those most at risk with the launch of the spring booster vaccine program.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 05 2022

Crews have made steady progress on Highway 1 improvements through the Kicking Horse Canyon.

To advance work at more challenging sites within the project, a full highway closure is required between the Easter and Victoria Day weekends.

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 03 2022

As people return to the workplace, post-secondary students resume in-person learning, and more things open up, parking lots are once again full of vehicles that are left unattended for hours at a time.

by Contributor on Friday Apr 01 2022

The BC Assembly of First Nations acknowledges the apology from Pope Francis to First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples in Canada, for the Catholic Church's role in Indian Residential Schools, and the intergenerational traumas caused by atrocities committed to our children.

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 29 2022

Many students across B.C. returned to school this week amid a pandemic that has not ended, but without the protection offered by mask mandates.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Mar 25 2022

The Province is announcing that B.C.'s public auto insurer will provide a one-time relief rebate of $110 to customers to ease the financial burden of increased gas prices caused by the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces.

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