The BC Wildfire Service is encouraging the public to exercise caution with any outdoor burning activities.
As boating season approaches, the B.C. government is once again adding to its arsenal in the fight to keep B.C. invasive mussel free by adding two new inspection stations, expanding inspection hours and the inspection operating season, more than doubling the number of inspectors, increasing public education, expanding scientific lake monitoring and providing Canada’s first multi-purpose mussel-sniffing dog.
Students at the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) will soon have access to 24,000-square-feet of teaching and shop space for their heavy-mechanical and farm-technology programs to meet the growing demands for trades in the community.
A funding partnership between the City of Revelstoke and the Province to improve traffic flow and reduce congestion through a major intersection in this community was announced by Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
British Columbia is focusing on preventing invasive mussels from entering the province by opening two new invasive mussel inspections stations near the border at Yahk and Midway, and extending the hours of all inspection stations throughout the province.
The B.C. government announced funding for a new pilot project at North Island College (NIC) that will train North Island residents and First Nations to work in the film and TV industry, and meet the growing labour need for locally trained crews in the region.
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