The Government of British Columbia has extended the provincial state of emergency through the end of the day on Sept. 14, 2021, to support the ongoing co-ordinated response to the wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.
Dear Friends, Neighbours and Community Members,
Federal election candidates will have an opportunity to discuss climate issues in an online all-candidates forum on Sept. 7 for the South Okanagan—West Kootenay riding. The online event will start promptly at 6 pm Pacific Time / 7 pm Mountain Time.
At least 1,011 lives were lost to suspected illicit drug toxicity in B.C. between January and June 2021, according to data released by the BC Coroners Service.
As of Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 84.2% (3,904,121) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 76.4% (3,541,731) received their second dose.
In addition, 84.9% (3,672,685) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.5% (3,350,149) received their second dose.
Selkirk College is preparing for the upcoming fall semester by aligning with public health guidance to ensure a safe return to in-person learning for students, faculty and staff.
It’s time to meet your candidates for the next federal election Sept. 20.
Well, at least meet them in a virtual sense. Social distancing has infiltrated the latest version of a Canadian federal election and there have yet to be any in-person forums or gatherings during this fourth wave campaign.
Climate change has thrown the city a curve ball again with several major weather incidents causing a crowding at the plate on the second quarter bottom line.
To The Editor:
As of Friday, Aug. 27, 2021, 83.9% (3,886,952) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 75.8% (3,514,485) received their second dose.
In addition, 84.6% (3,657,914) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 76.9% (3,326,997) received their second dose.
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