B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update January 19, 2022

January 19, 2022   Victoria — As of Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, 89.3% (4,451,945) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.4% (4,159,043) have received their second dose. In addition, …

Coquihalla Highway set to reopen to regular traffic

January 18, 2022   Victoria — On Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, the Coquihalla Highway (Highway 5) will reopen to regular vehicle traffic between Hope and Merritt. This will be a much more convenient route for people who need to travel between the Lower …

COVID-19 pandemic update January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022   Victoria — As of Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022, 89.3% (4,448,921) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.4% (4,157,150) have received their second dose. In addition, …

New program promotes Indigenous cannabis products

January 18, 2022   Victoria — In keeping with its commitment to develop a robust and diverse legal cannabis economy in B.C. that is inclusive of rural and Indigenous communities, the Province is launching the B.C. Indigenous Cannabis Product (BCICP) …

Minister’s statement on tsunami advisory

January 15, 2022   Victoria — Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, has issued the following statement on the tsunami advisory: “Last night, a volcanic eruption occurred underwater in the southern part of the Pacific Basin in …

Improving gender designation process for people in B.C.

January 14, 2022   Victoria — Two-spirit, transgender and gender-diverse people in British Columbia are able to change gender designations on the BC Services Card, B.C. driver’s licence, BCID card and B.C. birth certificate without the confirmation of a physician …