If you're just tuning back in to B.C. politics, you may have missed a great political adaptation of West Side Story this summer, where two rival gangs – the Liberistas and the Unionistas – compete for the affection of B.C. taxpayers on public infrastructure projects.
By Leslie Welin and Terry Moist
When B.C.’s community non-profits join forces, they do it based on key principles.
One of the most important is that we’re “better together” – more effective in supporting healthier, stronger communities. That’s why we’re excited at Board Voice about the B.C. government’s Foundry initiative.
It’s a luxury to not think about water.
Most Canadians watch it flow from the faucet and go down the drain without considering its source or destination. When we do think about water, it’s only about where the nearest tap is.
Many people in the world don’t have taps. Over 1.2 billion people experience critical water shortages. They think about water every day.
Every Labour Day long weekend, approximately five people are killed and 580 people are injured in 2,100 crashes across the province.
Those stats on average for the Southern Interior include 81 people who are injured in 330 crashes during the Labour Day weekend.
To The Editor:
Dear Minister Heyman:
The BC Wildfire Service is preparing to conduct planned ignitions on the Woodward and Harris creeks wildfires between Tuesday (August 28) and (Friday) August 31, 2018.
Residents of nearby communities are advised that smoke will be highly visible from Highway 3, Lumby and Cherryville.
By John Horgan
For the second year in a row, our province is in a state of emergency.
A new training facility at College of the Rockies will inspire future generations of electrical and industrial mechanic students to jump-start rewarding trades careers in their local communities.
To help people affected by the wildfires that are burning around B.C., the Province of British Columbia will match all donations to the Red Cross, up to $20 million.
The British Columbia government has declared a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration based on the recommendation from B.C.’s wildfire and emergency management officials.