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Thursday, June 30, 2022 11:30 AM
The City of Surrey’s transition from an RCMP municipal police unit to its own municipal police department is underway.
Thursday, June 30, 2022 8:00 AM
Premier John Horgan and Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, have released the following statement marking one year since the Lytton wildfire:
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 9:12 AM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has released the following statement after six members of the Greater Victoria Emergency Response Team (GVERT) were wounded responding to an incident in Saanich:
Thursday, June 23, 2022 1:30 PM
The Province is committing $21 million to help re-establish essential infrastructure and services, and sustain ongoing municipal and community-led recovery efforts.
Wednesday, June 22, 2022 5:28 PM
British Columbians should take precautions this weekend, as Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the first hot stretch of the summer for most regions in B.C.
Thursday, June 9, 2022 10:00 AM
Illicit drugs continue to claim the lives of British Columbians in larger numbers than homicides, motor-vehicle incidents, drownings, deaths by suicide and fire-related deaths combined, according to the latest data released by the BC Coroners Service.
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 9:25 AM
The Province has partnered with Statistics Canada to create a Community Fire Risk Reduction Dashboard to help B.C. fire services prevent fires, reduce injuries and save lives.
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 1:20 PM
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have released the following statement regarding the BC Coroners Service’s Review of Heat-Related Deaths in B.C. in Summer 2021 report:
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 8:00 AM
A panel of subject-matter experts has identified the need for a co-ordinated heat alert response system, identification and support of vulnerable populations, and implementation of prevention and longer-term risk mitigation strategies as key areas of focus to prevent loss of life in future extreme heat events in B.C.
Monday, June 6, 2022 1:28 PM
The Province is launching the BC Heat Alert and Response System (BC HARS) to help ensure people, First Nations communities and local governments have the tools they need to stay safe during heat events.