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Families with dispute-resolution issues to get help in Surrey

Model was first introduced in Victoria in 2019

  • Sep 21, 2020

‘Fed bears are dead bears’ North Okanagan residents warned

Several bears spotted near Okanagan Rail Trail, and getting into garbage

Charity tackling ‘weekend hunger gap’ bracing for tripling of students in need

Backpack Buddies was serving 1,300 students per week in March, by June that number doubled

  • Sep 21, 2020

Confirmed COVID-19 case at J.A. Laird School in Invermere

The S.D.6 Superintendent has notified families

Maple Ridge students set to recieve new $125,000 playground

Funding is part of province's Playground Equipment Program

  • Sep 21, 2020

Revelstoke Women’s Shelter Society hires in-house counsellor

Free sessions available for men and women in the community

  • Sep 21, 2020

TRAFFIC: Crews clear stalled vehicle westbound Highway 1 in Langley

Vehicle was off to the left shoulder, no lanes were blocked

  • Sep 21, 2020

‘Fed bears are dead bears’ Lake Country residents warned

Several bears spotted near Okanagan Rail Trail, and getting into garbage

Clubs contribute to Greater Vernon-based cycling program

Cycling Without Age gives seniors free rides, but not in 2020 due to pandemic

Broken water main reduces traffic flow on 24th Avenue North in Cranbrook

Traffic will be reduced to single-lane, closed off completely until repairs are done

  • Sep 21, 2020

Sicamous’ Red Barn receives funding for upgrades

CSRD approves funding for HVAC replacement

  • Sep 21, 2020

Chilliwack school enrolment continues to rise, but almost 1,000 students at home

Many elementary students will be learning from home in a transition program offered by district

RDCK reduces number of properties under evacuation alert from Talbott Creek Fire to 46

Improved visibility has allowed helicopters to resume water suppression efforts on fire

  • Sep 21, 2020

Kicking Horse Canyon Project Phase 4 moves forward

Kicking Horse Canyon Constructors chosen as preferred proponent, with contract negotiations underway

  • Sep 21, 2020

Islands Trust Conservancy gets funding for protection of at-risk species

Conservancy manages habitat for more than 25 plant and animal species at risk

  • Sep 21, 2020

181 days gone: Family continues to look for man last seen in RCMP custody 6 months ago

Brandon Sakebow's last known location was leaving Mission RCMP cell, police say; family has doubts

  • Sep 21, 2020

Former Kelowna cop faces fourth lawsuit alleging sexual assault

Ex-Mountie Brian Mathew Burkett is also separately facing seven charges of breach of trust

  • Sep 20, 2020

The plane crash at the top of the mountain

50 years ago, a small plane was lost within sight of the Cranbrook airport. What went wrong?

Burger sales bring in $5,000 to build Imagination Libraries in Greater Victoria

United Way of Greater Victoria and Big Wheel Burger team up to get kids reading

  • Sep 20, 2020

Province opens ‘middle income’ housing in Kelowna

Prices on the units are $1,300 for a one-bedroom and $1,780 for a two-bedroom, nearing area-average prices

  • Sep 20, 2020