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Province Says National Dairy Code Is A Good Deal

Surrey/Chilliwack/Abbotsford –  – The B.C. government is adopting the National Dairy Code of Practice (Dairy Code) to improve the welfare of dairy cows in this province. Animal welfare is a team effort and the announcement today at the BC SPCA…


Provincial 10 Year Memo And Money For 4-H

Merritt – The Province of B.C. has signed a new 10-year memorandum of understanding (MOU) with 4-H British Columbia to help engage young British Columbians with careers in agriculture. While visiting a new 4-H club in Merritt, Minister of Agriculture…


Free HPV Immunization Program Expanded

Victoria – Beginning this September, boys and young men up to age 26 who are at a higher risk of contracting human papillomavirus virus (HPV) can receive the HPV vaccine at no charge. B.C.’s publicly funded HPV vaccination program, which…


BC’s “Call To Action” After Reconciliation Report

Victoria/Chilliwack/Abbotsford –  Responding to the “calls to action” in the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada, the B.C. government has strongly reaffirmed its commitment to advance the process of reconciliation with Aboriginal people. “Given our history…


New Regulations Encourage Farming On ALR Land

Victoria/Abbotsford/Chilliwack  – New regulations under the Agricultural Land Commission Act will encourage farming and help B.C.’s agricultural community fill the growing demand for B.C. food, locally and around the world, Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick announced today. The regulations will help…


BC Winners In Massive Lotto Max Jackpot

TORONTO – The Lotto Max jackpot drought is over. CHECK THAT TICKET!!!!!! There are four winning tickets for last night’s $50 million grand prize — each of them worth 12-and-a-half million dollars. One winning ticket was sold in Ontario, two…


Not Everyone Has To Take A Test To Be A Social Worker

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack (Files from NEWS 1130) – Becoming a social worker in the province will soon require you to take an exam. The extra step is meant to improve standards, but many in the field who deal with some of the…



New Website For BC Youth In And From Government Care

VICTORIA – A new website, AgedOut.com, will help current and former youth in government care navigate the many challenges that can arise as they transition to adulthood. Thanks to a $500,000 investment from the Ministry of Children and Family Development,…