Provincial State of Emergency Declared

July 20, 2021 Victoria — The B.C. government is declaring a provincial state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation. Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, made the declaration on July 20, …

BC’s new Policy on Prescribed Safer Supply

July 15, 2021 Victoria — To help save lives by separating more people from the poisoned illicit drug supply, British Columbia is phasing in a new policy to expand access to prescribed safer supply. B.C. is the first province in …

B.C. July 19, COVID-19 pandemic update

July 19, 2021 As of Friday, July 16, 2021, 79.5% (3,686,611) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 49.9% (2,310,888) received their second dose. In addition, 80.6% (3,485,949) of all …