Effective January 22, 2021, Nelson native Lynda Cavanaugh will assume the role of BCLC’s Interim President & CEO while Jim Lightbody continues his medical leave to undergo cancer treatment and recovery a BC Lottery Corporation media release said Wednesday.
The northern part of Interior Health is turning into a hotspot after a COVID-19 community cluster was declared Wednesday in the Cariboo-Chilcotin region.
Premier John Horgan has released the following statement regarding potential restrictions on interprovincial travel:
"Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our first and overriding priority has been keeping British Columbians safe. My thanks go to everyone in B.C. who has been working hard to keep the spread under control.
To kick off the new year, the Canada Safety Council would like to remind you that winter driving requires extra caution.
“Winter driving can be challenging at any time but more so when snow and slush interfere with solid contact with the road and the clear visibility we enjoy in the non-winter season,” said Gareth Jones, President and CEO of the Canada Safety Council.
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.
The Big White Mountain community cluster continues to be a concern for Interior Health after 28 additional cases of COVID-19 were linked to the outbreak, cluster bringing the total to 203 since the cluster was declared.
In the media update Tuesday, Interior Health said of 28 new cases, 22 reside and/or work at Big White.
By Corey A. Bradshaw, Daniel T. Blumstein, and Paul Ehrlich, for The Conversation
Anyone with even a passing interest in the global environment knows all is not well. But just how bad is the situation? Our new paper shows the outlook for life on Earth is more dire than is generally understood.
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Board of Directors welcomed its newest member when Danna O’Donnell swore her oath to represent the residents of Electoral Area D/Rural Grand Forks in local government today.
While Christmas 2020 is now in the review mirror, a Castlegar couple, with ties to both Nelson and Rossland, are looking for an extra something in their stockings — thoughts of bringing newborn baby Zoey home.
Brett and Kendra (Wayling) Uniat were blessed with the birth of the amazing daughter Zoey on Thanksgiving Day, October 12, 2020.