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October 2020
By Nelson Daily Sports on Saturday Oct 31 2020

The Kootenay International Junior Hockey League announced Friday the league was forced to cancel some games due to a positive COVID-19 test.

The KIJHL said in a release on its website the league was notified Friday morning of a positive COVID-19 test by a member of the Kimberley Dynamiters.

By Kyra Hoggan on Saturday Oct 31 2020

It’s a beautiful, sunny Halloween day today, traditionally a very exciting occasion for kids of all ages – but this year, there’s maybe more to fear than ghosts and ghoulies  Covid-19 has forced us all to shake off the cobwebs and be a little more creative in ensuring the holiday is adequately eerie without be downright dangerous.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 30 2020

As people celebrate Halloween, Interior Health is urging the public to be cautious as BC moves through the second wave of COVID-19.

Interior Health said the rise in cases is reflected across B.C. and it is important everyone does their part to reduce the risk of further exposures in our communities.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 30 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 272 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,381 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Unfortunately, it’s something that even COVID-19 can’t stop it from happening — the Daylight Saving Time switch.

Sunday, at 2 a.m., British Columbians will fall back one hour, ending Daylight Saving Time.

The move back to Standard Time comes while the BC Government remains committed to implementing year-round Daylight Saving Time.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 234 new cases, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,109 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 234 new cases, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,109 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Regrettably, Interior Health reported its third COVID-19 relate death in the region, President and CEO Susan Brown said in a media release Wednesday.

Brown said the person was a man in his 70s.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 29 2020

The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report from veteran earth scientist David Hughes.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Oct 28 2020

By Sean Spence, on The Conversation