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October 2020
By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Oct 22 2020

I don’t usually go into the “inside baseball” minutiae of backroom politics on Parliament Hill—the battles over make-up of committees, opposition motions with poison pills, and filibusters—because, frankly, most Canadians aren’t concerned about these details.  They just want parliament to work for them, especially when so many individuals and businesses are struggling through an unprecedented h

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

On a day the province registered a record-high 203 new COVID-19 cases, the province announced its first confirmed outbreak of the virus in the BC education system in a Kelowna School.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

Winter is coming.  We’ve seen a few initial snowfalls, and it’s getting colder.  People have been asking about the day-use shelters in the Rossland Range Recreation Site – will they be open for use?

The short answer is no.

Recreation Sites and Trails, BC has advised that the cabins remain closed for now, but unlocked and available for emergencies. 

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

The BC Coroners Service has published updated reports on illicit drug toxicity deaths to the end of September 2020.

The following are the key preliminary findings of these reports (data is subject to change):

By City of Trail on Wednesday Oct 21 2020

The City of Trail is very pleased to announce it has received a generous donation of $23,500 USD from the Murphy Family Foundation towards the Gyro Park Playground Project. The project is currently under construction and includes new playground equipment offering a high level of inclusive play for all children.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Monday, near Tofino, marked 10 years since the tragic loss of two on-duty BC ambulance paramedics.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

In its throne speech, the federal government committed to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate targets. The need for new, more ambitious targets and a plan to meet them couldn’t be more urgent.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Material contributed by “Stop the Spray BC

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Electrifying chicken coops; Renewable energy; more RED parking for passholders  

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

People across Interior Health will soon have access to new, easier ways to book an appointment for a COVID-19 test with the launch of online booking for all IH COVID-19 Community Collection Centres.

Testing is available for those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and those who have been sent for testing by their primary care provider or Public Health.