In the village of Midway, British Columbia, RCMP officers recently responded to assist paramedics on a medical call. As an elderly man was taken to the hospital, one of the officers visited the home to check on the man's wife. What he found broke his heart: She was in the process of breaking down household furniture to burn in the wood stove for heat. Immediately, the officer rounded up his colleagues to gather and chop wood in the backcountry. They returned to the woman's home to deliver all the wood. The officer described this as just one example of his colleagues stepping up in these unprecedented time of pandemic, noting, “We hope this small act of kindness encourages other British Columbians to step up, reach out to those around them and help out where they can.”

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