Sixty local and regional governments and First Nations communities have been approved to receive their share of approximately $1.5 million in provincial emergency preparedness funding to support evacuation route planning.
Cash that is stored with illegal drugs or stolen goods, and assets that criminals try to hide in another person’s name or outside of B.C., will be more susceptible to civil forfeiture as government expands the reach of this tool to combat unlawful activity.
The Government of Canada is taking action to stop gun and gang violence in our communities across Canada. This is why the Government is investing heavily in the Initiative to Take Action Against Gun and Gang Violence.
Police will be free to clear minor crash scenes quickly and get traffic flowing again as B.C. updates the threshold for mandatory reporting of property-damage-only collisions (PDOs).
The British Columbia government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Central Coast Regional District (CCRD) and the Nuxalk Nation to better co-ordinate efforts to prepare for, mitigate, respond to and recover from emergencies in the Bella Coola valley.
Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued the following statement on Search and Rescue Volunteer Memorial Day 2019:
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