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By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday May 22 2020

BC Parks should be a lot easier to book this summer for locals after the BC government announced the closing of campsites to out of province residents.

The decision by BC Parks was made as public health officials adjust rules to deal with ongoing coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday May 22 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:

"Today, we have 12 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,479 cases in British Columbia.

By City of Castlegar on Thursday May 21 2020
  • Council approved a six-month Open Streets Pilot Project which will allow businesses to expand into available open spaces on their own property or city-owned property to support physical distancing and COVID-19 business recovery.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 21 2020

The Ministry of Forest, Lands, Natural Recourses Operations and Rural Development, represented by Mountain Resorts Branch (MRB), said an  Read more

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday May 21 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:

“Today, we have 12 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,479 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 21 2020

BC Transit, which includes locally operated Nelson Transit, Trail Transit and Arrow & Slocan Lakes Community Service, is gearing up to respond to COVID-19 by implementing additional practices and procedures to align with BC’s Restart Plan. 

By Letters to the editor on Thursday May 21 2020

Community is everything right now. Reaching out to help others is what living in a small community is about. There are and have been countless wonderful people offering help via Facebook and neighbours just being plain neighbourly.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 21 2020

In an emailed release, Interior Heath has issued an overdose alert for Nelson due to recent reports of people passing out for an extended period of time after using a yellow granular substance contaminated with a toxic combination of benzodiazepine and fentanyl.

Substance tested at ANKORS drug checking service.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 21 2020

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By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 20 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:

"Today, we have 21 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 2,467 cases in British Columbia.