Government News Feed

  • Crews respond to wildfire west of Tatla Lake

    The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a new wildfire approximately 20 km west of Tatla Lake and approximately 200 km west of Williams Lake.

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  • Correction: Premier's statement on Eid al-Fitr

    The following is a revised version:

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  • Crews respond to wildfire southwest of Lac La Hache

    The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a new wildfire about 40 kilometres southwest of Lac La Hache.

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  • Public reminded to be cautious with fire use this weekend

    Hot and dry weather is in the forecast for the Kamloops Fire Centre over the next few days, so the BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased wildfire activity and asking members of the public to report any smoke or fires that they see.

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  • Throne speech strikes a balance between economic, social, and environmental principles

    The speech from the throne is an important moment in history – it reflects both the priorities British Columbians articulated in the recent election, and the ability to invest in programs and services that British Columbians depend on, thanks to years of sound fiscal management and building Canada’s leading economy.

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  • Highway 1 overnight closure

    Drivers are reminded that Highway 1 will be closed overnight between McKenzie Avenue/Admirals Road and the Helmcken interchange while crews install the temporary bridge for pedestrians and cyclists over the highway.

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  • Agreement funding allocations confirmed for school districts

    Government has confirmed over $355 million in funding allocations for all 60 school districts to restore class size and composition language under the agreement with the British Columbia Teachers' Federation (BCTF).

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  • Lightning adds to wildfire risk in Cariboo Fire Centre

    Lightning and hot, dry weather is forecasted for the Cariboo Fire Centre in the coming days, so the BC Wildfire Service is preparing for increased wildfire activity and asking the public to report any smoke or fires that they see.

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  • National Aboriginal Day: Reconciliation through renewal

    Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad has issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day:

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  • Revised schedule for Highway 1 overnight closure

    Drivers are advised that the closure scheduled for Highway 1 between McKenzie Avenue/Admirals Road and the Helmcken interchange has been rescheduled.

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