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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jun 01 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay decided to rescind an evacuation order for the Slocan River drainage region early Monday morning, but continues to have the area place on an evacuation alert.

Early Monday morning, the RDCK issued a media release that the evacuation order for the Slocan River drainage region in electoral Area ‘H’ and ‘I’ and the Village of Slocan has been...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Sunday May 31 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued an evacuation order for 3966-4013 Broadwater Road in electoral area ‘J’. This order expands on an earlier order for Broadwater Road Sunday morning. The rest of the entire RDCK region, with the exception of Castlegar and Nelson, remains under evacuation alert which was issued Saturday evening.

The evacuation order has been...

by City of Castlegar on Sunday May 31 2020

The City of Castlegar’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is supporting evacuees from nearby electoral area “J”.

Earlier today, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) issued an evacuation order for the Broadwater Road area of Robson and requested the City of Castlegar’s EOC support the local Emergency Support Services which are checking residents into the Sandman Inn in...

by RDKB on Sunday May 31 2020

Updated:

The Regional District of Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has issued evacuation orders for five properties in the City of Grand Forks.

These latest evacuations are for four homes on Granby Road and one home on Victoria Avenue immediately northeast of downtown Grand Forks. Residents are required to leave the affected areas...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Sunday May 31 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued an evacuation order for Broadwater Road in electoral area ‘J’. The rest of the entire RDCK region, with the exception of Castlegar and Nelson, remains under evacuation alert which was issued Saturday evening.

The evacuation order has been issued for the following:

·         Broadwater Road, Electoral Area J (a...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Sunday May 31 2020

 The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has issued an evacuation order for Duhamel Creek (North Shore) in electoral area ‘F’. The rest of the entire RDCK region, with the exception of Castlegar and Nelson, remains under evacuation alert which was issued Saturday evening.

The evacuation order has been issued for the following:

  • Duhamel Creek Drainage, North...
by Dick Cannings MP on Sunday May 31 2020

There has been a lot of misinformation and hyperbole lately about how the House of Commons will be conducting business over the next few weeks.   Regular sittings of Parliament were suspended in mid-March because of the COVID-19 crisis.  Since then, the House of Commons has been working, and in many ways working harder and better than usual, with a mix of virtual and in-...

by Regional District of Central Kootenay on Sunday May 31 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has declared a State of Local Emergency for all 11 electoral areas (A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K) within the RDCK.

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by Province of British Columbia on Saturday May 30 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 are announcing 11 new cases, for a total of 2,573 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 228 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 2,181...

by RDKB on Saturday May 30 2020

Sand and Sandbags

  • Additional sand and sandbags are now available across the region, with three more pickup locations added - one each for Midway and Christina Lake residents, and a third site in downtown Grand Forks. Sand and sandbags for protecting structures in low-lying areas are now available at the following locations:
  1. Midway Public...

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