To ensure learners receive the financial support required to continue studies through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provincial Government is providing increased emergency assistance to Selkirk College.
[Editor's note: the map accessed by the link at the beginning of the fourth paragraph from the bottom takes a long time to load, but provides sobering information about the state of BC's forests.]
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 COVID-19 response in British Columbia:
As a country and as individuals, we have done a lot to try to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, there is one obvious step for which we have made only timid efforts—paid sick leave.
Going to work sick was once a badge of honour. Taking one for the team. Not letting your side down.
Grand Forks RCMP recently made an arrest in connection to a dangerous driving and flight from police incident.
On Thursday, March 25, 2021 a suspect was spotted driving away from Grand Forks on the 6400 - block of Highway 3.
On the same day the province reported more than 3,200 new COVID-19 cases in three days, BC announced a new vaccine registration schedule that will provide certainty for more than 1.3 million British Columbians aged 40 and older, as B.C.'s Get Vaccinated program moves forward.
RCMP said in a media release Monday, that criminal charges have now been approved by the BC Prosecution Service against a Castlegar man accused of robbing a local convenience store Sunday evening.
Emanuel Sequeira, KIJHL Communications
For a fifth straight year, the University of Jamestown Jimmies are playing in the American Collegiate Hockey Association national championship tournament.
Readers will have seen a news item about a couple who crossed the border after getting medical services in the United States, and were accused of not following required procedures, and were issued a fine for $3,450 for their “non-compliance.” But there is much more to that story, and readers should know what really happened before rushing to judgment.
Nearly one million British Columbians have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The Province’s Get Vaccinated program is ramping up and is calling on everyone aged 60 and older to register.