To The Editor:
Everyone deserves to feel safe where they live. From action to deal with guns and gangs and organized crime, to more support for programs that prevent and reduce crime, our government is working to make communities safer for all British Columbians.
In a media release, Katrine Conroy, B.C.'s Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, issued a statement after this week's treaty negotiation meetings in Washington, D.C.:
There are thousands of new scams every year, and you can’t keep up with all of them (we know, we try!). But if you can just remember these TEN THINGS, you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your family.
1. Romance Scams
More than $22.5 million lost
A new report by BC Hydro finds baby boomers think of themselves as the more energy-conscious generation, despite using more than double the electricity of millennials and annual costs being about $500 more.
Good health is the foundation for a good life. But for too long, too many B.C. patients have been struggling to access the services they need. People can’t find a family doctor, are waiting too long for surgeries and diagnostics, and worry about caring for their aging loved ones.
In recognition of Mining Day at the B.C. Parliament Buildings, new resources were announced that will improve mine safety for workers and the environment, while encouraging investment and job creation with a more efficient approval process.
Someone who purchased a Lotto Max ticket in the Fraser-Nicola region for last night’s draw has millions of reasons to celebrate this weekend. The single winning ticket matched all seven numbers from across Canada to win the $25.9 million jackpot on the Feb. 22 Lotto Max Draw.