VANCOUVER – With Halloween just around the corner, BC Hydro is warning customers that spooky energy suckers may already be lurking in the home.
City of Fernie BC emergency responders were able to enter the Memorial Arena early this morning to recover the remaining two workers who died earlier this week as a result of an ammonia leak in the facility.
Drivers are being urged to take extra precautions around large trucks to reduce crashes that result in a significant number of fatalities each year in British Columbia.
The B.C. government is distributing $10.1 million in new grants to help rural communities stabilize their economies and create long-term local employment, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Doug Donaldson announced Oct 13.
(CONTIBUTOR — WILDSIGHT) – On Oct. 5, Teck pleaded guilty and was fined $1.4M under the Fisheries Act for releasing pollution from their Line Creek water treatment facility in 2014. – Featured photo by Garth Lenz / ILCP
The precautionary evacuation order remains in place around Fernie Memorial Arena Wednesday afternoon as a specialized hazardous materials team continues to work with City of Fernie Fire and Emergency Services to contain an ammonia leak inside the arena.
VANCOUVER: The first fall storm swept from Vancouver Island to the Kootenays on October 17 causing damage to BC Hydro infrastructure and knocking out power to about 140,000 customers in total.
CASTLEGAR – Effective at noon Pacific time on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due to a decreased risk of wildfire in the region.