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by Contributor on Wednesday Jan 27 2021

Honourable Marc Garneau

Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada

House of Commons

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6

Sent by email to: marc.garneau@parl.gc.ca

 

Honourable Katrine Conroy

Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jan 27 2021

Interior Health is dealing with another COVID-19 community cluster, this time in the East Kootenay.

Interior Health declared Wednesday a COVID-19 cluster in the Fernie region and urges all residents to maintain their efforts to prevent community transmission of COVID-19.

“This week contact tracing confirms new cases of COVID-19 where people are reporting higher numbers of close...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Wednesday Jan 27 2021

A new child care facility to be built on the grounds of the Castlegar and District Community Complex (CDCC) will provide 30 new child care spaces for local families. The project is being delivered through a partnership with Kootenay Family Place (KFP) and the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s (RDCK) Castlegar and District Recreation Commission (CDRC). The new centre is expected to open...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Jan 27 2021
South Columbia Search and Rescue was tasked out by BCEHS services at aprox 11:35 am for a 62-year-old female hiker who had fallen and sustained some injuries and was unable to hike out, according to SCSAR Preident Mike Hudson
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by David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 27 2021

That anyone today could deny the overwhelming and incontrovertible evidence for human-caused climate disruption is shocking. You don’t even need a science background to see its worsening effects occurring worldwide, from record high temperatures to increasing extreme weather events and wildfires. For a government — especially one in Canada — to spend taxpayer money on reports that deny climate...

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 26 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 407 new cases, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 65,234 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 4,260 active cases of COVID-19 in the...

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

British Columbians are a step closer to receiving their COVID-19 immunizations, with additional details and timelines released for the largest and most complex immunization plan to ever roll out in B.C.

Premier John Horgan; Adrian Dix, Minister of Health; Dr. Bonnie Henry, provincial health officer; and Dr. Penny Ballem, executive lead for B.C.’s immunization efforts; announced details...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jan 26 2021

Following a few years of planning, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has been able to create a a sustainable road map to a robust organic waste diversion program that will be launching in 2021.

The plan comes from more than four years of consulting with the public and working with solid waste experts to design a cost-effective organics diversion strategy to meet...

by DriveSmartBC on Sunday Jan 24 2021

Imagine how difficult the job must be to keep the 494 chapters of the provincial statutes of British Columbia in order. The legislation that they contain must be added to in order to reflect what we need today, amended as circumstances change and the courts rule on their use and finally repealed as they no longer reflect our wants and needs. Small wonder that some things slip through the...

by Contributor on Saturday Jan 23 2021

Coyotes have become common sights in cities, towns and farms across North America. The Lower Mainland is home to an estimated 2,000 to 3,000 urban coyotes, which moved into the area in the 1980s. There are no coyotes on Vancouver Island or the Gulf Islands.

Coyotes are related to wolves, foxes and dogs. Just like our pet dogs, coyotes are smart, social and playful, but they have a bad...

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