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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.

"There are 307 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 2,020 people who...

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 ...

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. 

In a media release Thursday, BC Transit said the company would restart under the guidance of the Provincial Health Officer, WorkSafeBC as well...

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.

"There have been recent reports of people passing...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 21 2020

UPDATED:

Environment Canada said a weather system over southern BC will bring showers to the region Friday with snow levels lowered to 1200 to 1400 metres during the morning. Those snow levels are forecasted to rise to near 1700 metres Friday afternoon.

"Snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm are expected this morning over highway 3 - Paulson summit...

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.

"There are 317 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 2,001...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday May 20 2020

RCMP said a Trail resident on Topping Street thought that the trunk of her car would be a good place to store the garbage overnight before setting it out for pick-up in the morning.

Police said the owner then left passenger compartment unlocked.

The smell of garbage was too much for a bear to resist, because at 9:50 pm, the Trail and District RCMP were called to the Topping...

by RDKB on Wednesday May 20 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is monitoring river levels for the next 48 hours to ensure conditions are safe before Beatrice Street residents in Johnson Flats near Grand Forks can return to their homes.

Six properties on evacuation order and one on...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday May 20 2020

 

The coronavirus spreading COVID-19 around the globe isn’t the first disease microbe suspected to have jumped from other animals to humans, nor will it be the last. That we know to a large extent why so many diseases are making that leap should help us resolve the problem.  

Dealing with a swiftly spreading illness with many unknown consequences is clearly the...

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