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A view of the White Rock Lake wildfire from Ellison Provincial Park on Aug. 6. A recent poll suggests British Columbians are the most concerned about climate change in Canada. (@mkinz - Twitter)

British Columbians most worried about climate change nationally: poll

Recent heatwave, wildfires amplifying concern in this province

 

Butter and sourdough bread is shown at a house in Vernon, B.C. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. A Quebec dairy farmers’ group is calling on milk producers to stop feeding palm oil or its derivatives to livestock as controversy churns over how these supplements affect the consistency of butter. (THE CANADIAN PRESS - Jesse Johnston)

Poll: Care to spread your feelings on butter?

Reports of hard butter have rattled the Canadian dairy industry

 

The province was looking into the move.	(Devon Girard photo)

POLL: Do you think BC should close the border to inter-provincial travel?

Non-essential travel is discouraged under public health orders

 

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POLL: Did you visit family or friends over the holidays?

Let us know in this week’s poll.

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About two thirds of British Columbians feel safe walking through their neighbourhood after dark, according to a new Research Co. survey. (File)

Most British Columbians feel safe from criminal activity: poll

More than 80 per cent call for ban on assault weapons

About two thirds of British Columbians feel safe walking through their neighbourhood after dark, according to a new Research Co. survey. (File)
New Year’s Fireworks for 2020 as seen from the Penticton Lakeside Resort. (Brennan Phillips - Western News

Poll: What is your New Year’s Resolution?

It’s that time of year again to make promises to improve yourself

New Year’s Fireworks for 2020 as seen from the Penticton Lakeside Resort. (Brennan Phillips - Western News
FILE - In this April 8, 2020 file photo, a COVID-19 patient under treatment in the intensive care unit lies on a bed at the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. Italy is poised to reclaim the dishonor of reporting the most coronavirus deaths in Europe, as the second surge ravages the country’s disproportionately old population and exposes how public health shortfalls and delayed restrictions compounded a lack of preparedness going into the pandemic. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)

POLL: Would you report your neighbour if they were in violation of provincial health restrictions?

PHO violations can be reported to local government bylaw officers or non-emergency law enforcement

FILE - In this April 8, 2020 file photo, a COVID-19 patient under treatment in the intensive care unit lies on a bed at the Circolo hospital, in Varese, Italy. Italy is poised to reclaim the dishonor of reporting the most coronavirus deaths in Europe, as the second surge ravages the country’s disproportionately old population and exposes how public health shortfalls and delayed restrictions compounded a lack of preparedness going into the pandemic. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file)
Parliament Hill is viewed below a Canada flag in Gatineau, Quebec, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. A new poll suggests most Canadians are feeling more grateful for what they have in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Poll suggests pandemic made some Canadians more grateful for what they have

Younger respondents in the survey more often cited spending more time with immediate family

Parliament Hill is viewed below a Canada flag in Gatineau, Quebec, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. A new poll suggests most Canadians are feeling more grateful for what they have in 2020 as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The New Year is a welcome change for many. File photo.

POLL: Are you looking forward to 2021?

Many are excited to put 2020 behind them, but are you excited for the year ahead?

The New Year is a welcome change for many. File photo.
It’s important to shop local to keep the communities economy diverse and vibrant. Many are opting to shop local this year for Christmas and other holiday gifts. File photo.

POLL: have you been shopping local this holiday season?

There are several initiatives in town to get people to stay local this year

It’s important to shop local to keep the communities economy diverse and vibrant. Many are opting to shop local this year for Christmas and other holiday gifts. File photo.
In this undated photo issued by the University of Oxford, a volunteer is administered the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford / John Cairns)

POLL: Will you take the COVID vaccine when it comes available?

Canada’s immunization program is set to launch by year’s end.

In this undated photo issued by the University of Oxford, a volunteer is administered the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University, in Oxford, England. Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals. (University of Oxford / John Cairns)
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POLL: Have you or someone you know contracted COVID-19?

With a recent surge in cases in the area, have you known someone affected?

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Holiday plans are left up in the air for many with the new restrictions. Stock photo

POLL: Has COVID affected your holiday plans?

Current restrictions have travel between communities discouraged unless essential

Holiday plans are left up in the air for many with the new restrictions. Stock photo
The time change officially started this past Sunday at 2 a.m. local time. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

POLL: Do you think BC should abolish Daylight Savings Time?

Manitoba, Yukon and most of Saskatchewan observe standard time year-round

The time change officially started this past Sunday at 2 a.m. local time. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
John Horgan was re-elected as premier and Doug Clovechok was re-elected as MLA for Columbia River Revelstoke

POLL: Are you happy with the preliminary election results?

The final official results won’t be known until mid-November.

John Horgan was re-elected as premier and Doug Clovechok was re-elected as MLA for Columbia River Revelstoke
As sign outside a garage encourages drivers to put on snow tires and warning of winter fast approaching. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

POLL: Do you have your snow tires on yet?

With snow flying already, are you prepared for winter driving?

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As sign outside a garage encourages drivers to put on snow tires and warning of winter fast approaching. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Many will not be going door to door this year. (File photo)

POLL: Will you be allowing your kids to go trick or treating?

BC CDC recently released guidelines on a COVID safe Halloween.

Many will not be going door to door this year. (File photo)
A snap election has been called. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan                                A resident arrives to vote in the New Brunswick provincial election at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Quispamsis, N.B. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Premier Blaine Higgs, the Progressive Conservative leader, called the first provincial election during the COVID-19 pandemic after the opposition Liberals wouldn’t support a plan that would have allowed his government to stay in power until October 2022 or until the end of the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

POLL: do you support the snap election?

British Columbians will head to the polls on October 24th for a mid-pandemic snap election

A snap election has been called. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan                                A resident arrives to vote in the New Brunswick provincial election at St. Mark’s Catholic Church in Quispamsis, N.B. on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020. Premier Blaine Higgs, the Progressive Conservative leader, called the first provincial election during the COVID-19 pandemic after the opposition Liberals wouldn’t support a plan that would have allowed his government to stay in power until October 2022 or until the end of the pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
The Golden Rockets are gearing up for their 2020-21 season. (File photo)

POLL: will you be live-streaming Rockets games this season?

Fans will not be allowed to attend games in person this season.

The Golden Rockets are gearing up for their 2020-21 season. (File photo)
Schools are starting to adapt to COVID. (File photo)

POLL: Are you concerned with back to school and COVID?

Kids will be returning to the classroom this week.

Schools are starting to adapt to COVID. (File photo)