The B.C. government has announced its vision to promote the City of Surrey as a second Lower Mainland downtown and to build an innovation corridor that will drive economic growth and create good jobs and opportunity for people in Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
With cooler weather coming to many parts of B.C. and more people thinking about lighting their fireplaces or wood stoves, Vancouver Island residents are reminded that anyone who cuts, collects or uses firewood must ensure that it is harvested legally.
The provincial government has announced $69 million to fund a new series of measures aimed at supporting British Columbia forest workers impacted by mill closures and shift reductions in several B.C. Interior communities.