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March 2021
By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 542 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 81,909 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are reporting 542 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 81,909 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

Gang members will have fewer options to buy, transport or possess real and imitation firearms under new legislation devised to make British Columbia’s streets safer.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The B.C. government is investing $2.4 million to complete wildfire risk reduction projects in the Columbia Basin as part of its economic recovery plan to create jobs and help communities recover from COVID-19 impacts.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

The Civic Theatre and Kootenay Rockies Tourism are pleased to announce the formation of the new Kootenay Regional Film Commission.

The new film commission will design strategies and opportunities for economic development through increased capacity in film service and attraction for the region. This collaboration will create economic benefits for both the film and tourism industries.

By Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

In a media release Wednesday, Interior Health announced the awarding of a contract for 10 substance use treatment beds for youth to The Bridge Youth & Family Services Society in Kelowna.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

Six regional COVID-19 rapid response teams are now in place to support K-12 schools and school districts with safety plans and exposure assessments. 

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

Following a record-setting year in 2020, the BC Coroners Service reports 165 suspected illicit drug toxicity deaths in January 2021, the largest ever number of lives lost due to illicit drugs in the first month of a calendar year.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

It took almost two years, but the Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) finally achieved its spirited, public campaign to raise $400,000 to purchase 49 hectares of mature forest situated directly above Cottonwood Lake.

By Contributor on Monday Mar 01 2021

Columbia Basin – Call for entry: registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT), a celebration of culture taking place August 7 & 8, 2021, from 10 am to 5 pm. Help us make the 13th anniversary tour the best yet!