As the COVID-19 numbers in BC continue to rise, Interior Health has seen only marginal increases and recently declared the Kelowna cluster over after cases per week remained low for four weeks.
By Matt Simmons, for The Narwhal
Analysis shows temporarily stopping fishing would lead to gains of up to 10 times above the status quo after 30 years
For the second time in just over a year Trustee Allan Gribbin is facing “censure” by the Kootenay Lake School Board.
The Board of School District No. 8, Kootenay Lake, announced the decision to censure Trustee Gribbin Monday in a media release following a closed meeting Tuesday, August 25th.
Despite strong fiscal results in the first three quarters of 2019-20, unforeseen changes in the fourth quarter due to COVID-19, including declines in tax revenues, ICBC losses and early measures to tackle the pandemic, affected the Province’s 2019-20 financial results.
The COVID-19 information most of the public in West Kootenay/Boundary wanted to hear was released Thursday by the BC Public Health Office on the BC Centre of Disease Control website.
During Thursday’s COVID-19 briefing, Dr. Bonnie Henry, BC’s provincial health officer, released the latest information for communities across the province.
This week, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is holding a virtual event encouraging people to observe nature and learn more about habitats and species in their backyards and neighbourhoods.
NCC’s Big Backyard BioBlitz is part of the non-profit organization’s mandate to connect Canadians with nature.
The Talbot Creek Wildfire, which has grown to an estimated size of 323 hectares, experienced minimal growth overnight Wednesday the BC Wildfire Service website said.
“The minimal growth occurred within control lines,” BC Wildfire Service said.
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 68 new cases, including four epi-linked case since we reported on Wednesday, for a total of 5,372 cases in British Columbia.
The Ministry of Education outlined its back to school plans for K-12 families are now posted for all 60 school districts, allowing parents and families can prepare to support their children for a safe return to the classroom.
Athletes throughout British Columbia will be able to engage in more organized sport activities and some competitive play as the Province moves to Phase 3 of the Return to Sport Guidelines.
“I know athletes and their families have been missing the joy of competition these past few months,” said Lisa Beare, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture.
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