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Wednesday, November 25, 2020 10:00 AM
The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths and fentanyl-detected drug deaths to Oct. 31, 2020, with 162 illicit drug toxicity deaths reported in October.
Monday, September 21, 2020 8:51 AM
A first of its kind in B.C., the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN) and the Province of British Columbia have entered into a government-to-government agreement under section 119 of the Cannabis Control Licensing Act.
Sunday, September 20, 2020 8:20 PM
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth is aligning the Province’s ticketing measures with the provincial health officer’s (PHO) updated orders on Food and Liquor Serving Premises and Gatherings and Events, giving police and other provincial enforcement officers the ability to issue violation tickets for contraventions.
Sunday, September 20, 2020 3:00 PM
Cannabis producers in B.C. will have greater access to local retailers and consumers, thanks to new direct delivery and farm-gate sales programs that are in development by the Province.
Sunday, September 20, 2020 10:15 AM
Local, regional, and Indigenous governments in communities throughout the province have been approved to receive their share of up to $3.4 million in provincial Community Emergency Preparedness Funds (CEPF), while an additional $14.5 million from the CEPF is being allocated to new project intakes over the next several months.
Friday, August 21, 2020 10:15 AM
Police and other provincial enforcement officers are being given the ability to issue $2,000 violation tickets for owners or organizers contravening the provincial health officer’s (PHO) order on gatherings and events.
Thursday, July 30, 2020 4:10 PM
In response to a community outbreak on Haida Gwaii, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth is using extraordinary powers under the current state of provincial emergency to restrict non-resident travel to the archipelago, maintain essential goods and services for residents, and support the Haida Nation and the Province's continued COVID-19 pandemic response.
Thursday, July 30, 2020 11:15 AM
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth is using extraordinary powers under the state of provincial emergency to ensure BC Ferries can implement all procedures necessary to provide priority medical-assured loading on the first available vessel for any individual, their vehicle and an escort, as part of the Province's continued COVID-19 pandemic response.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 12:49 PM
British Columbians are taking the next step in BC’s Restart Plan with a gradual transition to Phase 3, including the safe and respectful return of travel and tourism within the province.
Friday, June 19, 2020 8:15 AM
In early April, the Province introduced COVID-19 border screening measures, unprecedented in Canada, to help ensure British Columbians returning home from international destinations had the support they need to manage self-isolation plans and keep B.C. communities safe.