Cindy White, Castanet

Okanagan housing prices drive exodus to Alberta and beyond

Cheaper housing, higher wages lure families east

B.C. Human Rights Commissioner calls on Dr. Henry to restore mask mandate

"There will be a day where the mask mandate may be lifted, but that day is not here yet," says Kasari Govender in a letter addressed to the province's top doctor

B.C. slated to receive 16 million COVID-19 rapid test kits by mid-February

The tests are being distributed based on a priority list set by public health officials

Cost of repairing B.C. highways damaged by flooding estimated at $170-$220m

Progress is being made on repairs to Highway 1 through the Fraser Canyon, says Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Rob Fleming

Repairs to Highway 1 through Fraser Canyon progressing toward mid-January opening

Affected areas are in steep terrain, with significant geotechnical risk

Despite pressure to allow non-essential travel, restrictions not being lifted on Highway 3

Provincial officials couldn't give a timeline as to when restrictions could lift

B.C. storm: More highway closures could be implemented, province warns

British Columbians are being asked to keep up to date on the latest forecasts and advisories from Environment Canada