The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.
Based on advice from emergency management and wildfire officials, British Columbia’s provincial state of emergency, enacted to support provincial wildfire response, will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 14 (Pacific time).
People and organizations needing a special event permit (SEP) to serve liquor at events like community festivals, family gatherings and private functions can now apply through a new online portal developed to speed up application processing.
People in Upper Skeena at risk of harm or victimization will benefit from a $45,000 grant for the creation of a community-based team of front-line workers to deliver better, faster access to services.
The Province is urging British Columbians to prepare and be diligent as Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued weather alerts for heavy rain and strong winds on Friday, Sept. 17, for communities in south coastal B.C.
The BC Coroners Service has rescheduled a public inquest into the death of Peter John De Groot.
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