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Halloween is meant to be a fun celebration, but it can also be risky if parents, children and drivers don’t take precautions. Last Halloween, there were 950 crashes, resulting in 280 injuries in B.C.* With Halloween celebrations starting this weekend, … Continue reading →
Island Health is reminding people to get their flu shot early to help protect themselves against influenza. Where can I get my flu shot? Adults can get immunized through their local pharmacy or physician beginning October 8. Check in with … Continue reading →
The North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP have located human remains that have now been identified as Ben Kilmer who was reported missing on May 16th, 2018. The remains were located on Oct 17th in a remote area by a hiker. This area … Continue reading →
Wild salmon are an iconic species that hold significant cultural value to Canadians. The International Year of the Salmon aims to raise awareness, and inspire action to protect salmon populations around the world. Today, the Honourable Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of … Continue reading →
The Women Entrepreneurship Fund will provide direct funding to women-owned and women-led businesses The full and equal participation of women in the economy is essential to Canada’s competitiveness because when women succeed, everyone succeeds. That’s why in Budget 2018, … Continue reading →
Canada has the longest coastline in the world, serving as home to rich biodiversity and precious ecosystems. The Government of Canada is building on its historic Oceans Protection Plan, and taking immediate action to preserve and restore marine ecosystems to … Continue reading →
Better access to high speed internet will improve competitiveness and address digital divide October 26, 2018 — Vancouver, British Columbia Today, federal, provincial and territorial ministers for innovation and economic development agreed to making broadband a priority and to develop a long-term … Continue reading →
People living with addiction and people who are ready to begin a pathway to recovery will now have greater access to the services they need. The Rapid Access Addiction Clinic (RAAC) in Victoria is expanding service hours and inpatient Addictions … Continue reading →
File # 2018-16988 The RCMP is pleased to confirm that the 15-year-old male reported missing has been located, and he is safe and sound. Thanks to the media and public for your assistance. Source: http://bc.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/ViewPage.action?siteNodeId=2087&languageId=1&contentId=56859Continue reading →
Today’s $40-billion investment by LNG Canada shows B.C.’s future can balance economic opportunity and job creation with forward-looking environmental action that meets the Province’s climate action goals, said Premier John Horgan. This project will see construction of a natural gas … Continue reading →