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Wednesday, November 30, 2022 10:00 AM
Preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service shows that illicit drugs have caused the deaths of at least 1,827 British Columbians in the first 10 months of 2022.
Thursday, November 24, 2022 8:00 AM
A public inquest into the death of Nicole Chan will begin on Jan. 23, 2023, at 9:30 am at the Burnaby Coroners’ Court (20th floor, 4720 Kingsway, Metrotower II, Metrotown, Burnaby).
Wednesday, November 23, 2022 4:05 PM
The Province is taking action to deliver stronger public safety services to protect people in urban, rural, and remote communities across B.C. through new funding that will help specialized units and rural police forces staff up and help keep streets safer for everyone.
Tuesday, November 22, 2022 4:28 PM
Premier David Eby, Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, Mitzi Dean, Minister of Children and Family Development, and Jennifer Rice, Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness, have released the following statement after a shooting in Prince Rupert:
Tuesday, November 15, 2022 1:00 PM
At 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022, Emergency Management BC will conduct a test of B.C.’s emergency alerting system as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.
Monday, November 14, 2022 9:15 AM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released the following statement marking one year since the November 2021 atmospheric river:
Monday, November 7, 2022 10:00 AM
Toxic drugs claimed the lives of at least 171 British Columbians in September 2022, putting the province on track to surpass 2,000 such deaths for a second consecutive year, according to data released by the BC Coroners Service.
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 9:30 AM
The Province is urging British Columbians to take actions to prevent carbon-monoxide poisoning during Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, Nov. 1-7, 2022.
Monday, October 31, 2022 4:00 PM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released the following statement recognizing Crime Prevention Week, Nov. 1-7, 2022:
Monday, October 31, 2022 1:00 PM
Bars and pubs in B.C. can temporarily extend operating hours during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, giving fans extra time at their venue of choice to watch the Canadian men’s national soccer team compete during late-night and early-morning hours.