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Higher Fines For Distracted Driving

Victoria – Significantly higher fines, more penalty points, and earlier interventions for repeat offenders – including driving prohibitions – will reinvigorate the Province’s push to eliminate distracted driving, a leading factor in deaths on B.C. roads. The new financial penalties…


Sparking Up A Campfire During Restrictions Will Cost You

Victoria (CP) — Sparking up a campfire in defiance of fire restrictions would burn a bigger hole in your wallet under proposed changes to British Columbia’s Wildfire Act. Amendments to the law would set a $1,150 fine for failing to…



Yes There ARE Fines For Flicking Cigarette Butts

Vancouver/Chilliwack/Abbotsford – (with files from News 1130) –Yes, there has to be a reminder, because sometimes the heat evaporates common sense. Despite the change in the weather, it’s still dangerously dry around the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley. Anyone…


You Have A Say On Distracted Driving Penalties

Vancouver/Abbotsford/Chilliwack – Are distracted driving laws in B.C. tough enough? Government is considering raising penalties for distracted driving and is now asking British Columbians to offer their input with the launch of a four-week consultation that runs today through July…


Water Restrictions Kick In June 1

Chilliwack/Abbotsford/Vancouver – June 1 means water restrictions kick in for the Fraser Valley as well as Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Those rules have already been in place for Abbotsford. Check with your local government website for further information….