Canada/British Columbia 2022
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, have issued the following statement:“B.C....
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation, has issued the following statement on the release of Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey for December 2021:“The strength, determi...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
COVID-19 pandemic update British Columbia News
As of Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, 88.4% (4,406,651) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.1% (4,140,207) have received a second dose.In additi...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
The Alex Fraser Bridge is closed in the interest of safety, and the Port Mann Bridge could be closed if weather conditions deteriorate.For updates and to plan alternative travel routes, drivers shoul...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Supported by funding from the B.C. government and the federal government, the Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation approved 14 grants for new and ongoing projects to help restore caribou habitat in ...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Community groups and local governments throughout the province can receive funding through the Community Outreach Incentive Program (COIP) to educate and encourage people to switch to electric vehicle...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement on the National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters:“On the second National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Air Disasters, we tak...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
COVID-19 pandemic update British Columbia News
As of Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, 88.5% (4,410,494) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.1% (4,142,030) have received their second dose.In addi...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
COVID-19 pandemic update British Columbia News
As of Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, 88.7% (4,423,328) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.2% (4,145,023) have received their second dose.In add...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Francophone elementary students, teachers and staff in Greater Victoria are now learning and working in a temporary modular school on the Braefoot Elementary site in Saanich.Planning for a permanent ...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
The increased risk of avalanches is forcing the closure of Highway 1 in the Fraser Canyon from Yale (Victoria Street) to Boston Bar (Old Boston Bar Road) on Monday, Jan. 10, at 8 a.m.The increased ava...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
With some highways still damaged by flooding and mudslides, and the potential for further flooding this week, the Province is extending the provincial state of emergency.Given the continued need for p...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
British Columbians are invited to provide feedback on proposed health and safety requirements for contractors, employers and workers who undertake asbestos abatement work.Asbestos-related diseases are...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
The Province is urging British Columbians to prepare as Environment and Climate Change Canada advises that substantial rain, with snow at higher elevations, is expected for coastal B.C. throughout thi...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
People in British Columbia whose first language is Tagalog or Hindi can now access the updated BC Seniors’ Guide in their own language.The enhanced 12th edition of the guide was published in July 20...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
COVID-19 pandemic update British Columbia News
As of Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, 88.8% (4,426,451) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.2% (4,146,540) have received their second dose.In ad...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Canada and the U.S. met for the 12th round of negotiations to modernize the Columbia River Treaty on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022.Building on discussions during the previous round in December 2021, the one-...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Work will begin this month on an upgrade to the southbound Simon Fraser Bridge, extending the life of this important highway connection for people in Prince George and around the region.The upgrade to...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Three Indigenous communities in the Interior will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province.The Province is partnering with Indigenous communities throu...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update British Columbia News
As of Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, 88.9% (4,429,847) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.2% (4,148,538) have received their second dose.In ...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Businesses can now apply for the COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant, a new program the Province has fast-tracked to support B.C. businesses ordered to temporarily close their doors due to recent public-hea...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Three Indigenous communities on the Lower Mainland will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province.The Province is partnering with Indigenous communities...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Five Indigenous communities on the north and central coast will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province.The Province is partnering with Indigenous com...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
Ten Indigenous communities on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands will join B.C.’s clean-energy sector with local projects following support from the Province.The Province is partnering with Indig...
Canada/British Columbia 2022
People working in the construction industry will benefit from life-saving harm-reduction training in the workplace, substance-use support groups and information on local community resources thanks to ...