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by Contributor on Thursday Apr 16 2020

Teck Resources Limited today announced the creation of a $20-million fund to support COVID-19 response and future recovery efforts. This funding will go to support critical social initiatives and increased healthcare capacity, including procuring one million masks to be donated for healthcare in British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

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

"We are announcing 44 new cases for a total of 1,561 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

The Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA) will temporarily reduce hours at some if its border crossings, including three in BC.

The decision, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will see as many as 27 locations crossings reduce hours.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

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

“We are announcing 27 new cases for a total of 1,517 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

No one was injured following a single-vehicle accident late Tuesday morning on Highway 3A a few kilometers west of the South Slocan Highway 3A/6 Junction.

First responders from Tarrys Fire Rescue arrived at the 2600 block of Highway 3A to find the single occupant of the rollover accident out of the vehicle.

by Bob Hall on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

It’s not the ending Selkirk College Saints’ captain Parker Wakaruk anticipated.

On March 12, the Saints had traveled to Langley and were preparing for the first-round British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoff series against the Trinity Western University Spartans when they received news that all games were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.     

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Apr 13 2020

Blaze threatens Montrose homes

by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Apr 12 2020

In a media release, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary said the snow basin index or the amount of snow in the mountains is 122 per cent of normal in the Boundary and 118 per cent of normal in the West Kootenay.

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