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September 2020
By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

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

“Today, we are announcing 125 new cases, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 9,138 cases in British Columbia.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Sep 30 2020
By Bob Hall on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

Technology is an essential element of today’s post-secondary landscape and to help learners struggling to equip themselves properly, Selkirk College has reached out to the greater community for assistance.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Community Services continues to work on getting facilities open to the public.

The most recent announcement by the RDCK said staff and management are working towards a return to aquatics with the opening of indoor pools in Castlegar, Creston and Nelson targeted for Tuesday, October 13th.

By Contributor on Wednesday Sep 30 2020

In a news release on the BC Nurses’ Union website, a study says that inadequate staffing and constantly changing protocols is key factors leading to high levels of PTSD and emotional exhaustion.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Most of us can remember a time in childhood when we were caught doing something wrong and pointed a finger at someone else for the misdeed. We might even still feel guilty about it.  

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Sep 29 2020

Does it seem odd (to put it mildly) that our provincial government is willing to spend between $4,300 and $10,000 per wolf to kill over 400 wolves near small and struggling groups of caribou in BC, allegedly to help endangered caribou survive, wh

By Letters to the editor on Monday Sep 28 2020

Dear editor,

This past summer was unlike any other, and getting outside was one of the few things that kept me sane. Fall has now arrived, but the memory of line-ups to get a spot in our local parks has not yet faded. As candidates and platforms get announced for next month’s election, I hope that parks and nature will be on the agenda.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Sep 28 2020

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

By Contributor on Monday Sep 28 2020

Climate change is happening. Devastating wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornados, droughts, and other climate related events are all predicted by climate science. The social and economic cost of these events is in the trillions of dollars, costs that, one way or another, fall on the shoulders of taxpayers.