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by Province of British Columbia on Friday Aug 07 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 53 new cases, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 3,934 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 386 active cases of COVID-...

by BC Hydro on Friday Aug 07 2020

BC Hydro is writing to advise the public of changes to the discharge rates from Arrow Lakes Reservoir that will take place on Saturday, August 8th:

 

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by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Aug 06 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 47 new cases, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 3,881 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 371 active cases of COVID-19...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 06 2020

In a media release Thursday, BC Transit, in alignment with TransLink and other transportation agencies, are proceeding with mandatory use of face coverings on buses in BC Transit communities across the Province as of August 24, 2020.

Accommodations will be permitted for children under the age of 5 and those that cannot wear a face covering for health reasons.

BC Transit said it...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Aug 06 2020

The Slocan Lake RCMP is asking anyone who may have witnessed a drowning in the Slocan River on the evening Aug. 5 to contact them.

On August 5, 2020 at approximately 5:40 pm, Slocan Lake RCMP responded to a complaint of a person drowning in the Slocan River, roughly 1.5 km North West of Winlaw, BC.

A 35-year old man was swimming with an acquaintance when he went under and did not...

by Contributor on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

[Editor’s Note:  This is a very long article which supplies answers that such activists as young  Greta Thunberg have been criticized for not providing – even though she has repeatedly said, “Listen to the scientists!” – and she has also provided many of the answers suggested here.  Do you consider yourself among the “...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

When we started the David Suzuki Foundation in 1990, we implemented a four-day, 34-hour workweek. Staff consistently say it’s made their lives better, giving them time to rest, pursue other interests, explore nature, volunteer, enjoy the company of family and friends, and so much more.  

Life isn’t about making more money so we can keep buying more stuff; it’...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Aug 05 2020

The West Kootenay/Boundary experienced some of the warmest temperatures of the year during the latter stages of July said Jesse Ellis, Weather Forecaster at the Southeast Fire Centre.

In the monthly weather synopsis, Ellis said the last week of July was hot, but not a record-breaker.

“The hottest temperature of the month was recorded on (July) 30th at 38.3 degrees which is about...

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Aug 04 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 providing case updates for four 24-hour reporting periods.

"In the first reporting period from July 31 to Aug. 1, we had 43 new cases. From Aug...

by The Conversation on Tuesday Aug 04 2020

By Sara F.L. Kirk, Angela Alberga, and Shelly Russell-Mayhew, in The Conversation    

The 2019 report from Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Dr. Theresa Tam focused on...

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