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by Susan Brown on Thursday Jan 14 2021

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

As we look back on 2020, we might be tempted to focus on the challenges. However, I want to take a moment to reflect on the strength and resilience demonstrated by individuals and communities as we overcame unimaginable odds together.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, Jan. 5, the Prince George RCMP’s Street Crew Unit conducted surveillance on a stolen 2018 Ford F150. Burns Lake RCMP have been looking for this vehicle in relation to a Break and Enter from their area on Dec.15, 2020.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Jan 11 2021

RCMP continue to seek the public’s assistance in the disappearance of 40-year-old Robert Allen Wetsch.  Robert was last seen in Hinton on May 19, 2019. Updated information in December 2019 indicated he may potentially be in British Columbia.

by Letters to the editor on Monday Jan 11 2021

Dear Editor.

We fought global wars, and millions of people died to defend and protect our human rights, including our right to have democratic governments.

Last week’s invasion of the Capital Hill in DC was nothing but a stunning attack on democracy, perpetrated by none other than the President of the United States.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jan 06 2021

As of Nov. 22, 2020, 90 per cent of patients who had their surgery postponed during the first wave of COVID-19 were able to have their surgery completed through B.C.’s commitment to surgical renewal.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 31 2020

E-Comm said in a media release Wednesday, people who are fed up with your food delivery, curious about COVID or have questions about quarantine, should not call 9-1-1.

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

To the Editor:

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its New Years Taxpayers Resolutions for 2021, urging the government to lower taxes and strictly monitor spending.

“Lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government would help all British Columbians prosper better in the New Year,” said Kris Sims British Columbia director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.

by Dan Kraus on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

A year ago, there was much anticipation in the conservation community that 2020 would perhaps be the most important year ever for nature. Canada’s Nature Fund promised to accelerate the conservation of our wild spaces and species.