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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:

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) continues to assess the impact and damage that occurred from flooding, heavy rain and strong winds this past weekend across the entire region.

Businesses, social enterprises and the workforce in the Columbia Basin now have access to even more support to help them in these challenging times.

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:

Regional News

The following is a statement on behalf of Hockey Canada from Tom Renney, chief executive officer, and Scott Smith, president and chief operating officer, on the return-to-hockey process in Canada.

In a media release Thursday, RCMP said police are investigating a theft of industrial batteries from the Nakusp Pole Yard which is situated in the 100-block of Highway 6 East Nakusp.

RCMP said the theft is believed to have occurred on (Saturday) May 30, 2020 at approximately 12:45 a.m.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Kootenay River Ranch Conservation Area just got bigger, thanks to the support of numerous funding partners.

In a media release, the Nature Conservancy of Canada said this land purchase, funded by private donors along with support through the federal Natural Heritage Conservation Program, Columbia Basin Trust and the B.C. Fish and Wildlife...

The Government of British Columbia reopened in-class instruction to all students on Monday, June 1, 2020, with about 30% of expected enrolment in attendance.

At the high end were Grade 6 students at 48.3% of expected enrolment, while Grade 12 students were at the low end with 14.5%. These numbers reflect only the first day of the return to part-time, in-school learning. Other students...