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by Dan Kraus on Wednesday Jun 02 2021

For many of us, wildlife is the symbol of nature conservation. This isn’t surprising; humans have lived closely with other living things for most of our history. We knew the names and habits of animals, and we held knowledge of the plants that would heal or harm.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 31 2021

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending the province said Monday in the media release.

by Contributor on Monday May 31 2021

By Michael Potestio, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A detailed report is forthcoming on the discovery of human remains buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, according to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc Chief Rosanne Casimir.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday May 26 2021

Thousands of non-domestic groundwater users across BC risk losing their historic water rights if they fail to apply for licences before a fast-approaching deadline, warn two former senior provincial government employees.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 24 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

by Contributor on Wednesday May 19 2021

Risk factors are everywhere in our day-to-day lives. Some risks are manageable, some are questionable… and some just simply aren’t worth the risk.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday May 17 2021

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

by Contributor on Sunday May 16 2021

Starting next week, Insurance Coopertation of BC (ICBC) will begin moving forward with issuing millions of Enhanced Care refunds to eligible customers.

With the launch of Enhanced Care on May 1, ICBC insurance now costs less. Savings started automatically on May 1 and that means ICBC will be sending millions of British Columbians a one-time, pro-rated refund.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 12 2021

People who leave COVID-19 fines unpaid may be unable to obtain or renew a B.C. driver’s licence or vehicle licence under proposed legislation introduced today.

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday May 11 2021

RCMP confirmed a 41-year-old man has been charged following the recent discovery of a body east of Radium, B.C.

Philip Toner, who was arrested Tuesday in the Okanagan, was charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of 35-year-old Brenda Ware.

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