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October 2020
By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 31 2020

Unfortunately, it’s something that even COVID-19 can’t stop it from happening — the Daylight Saving Time switch.

Sunday, at 2 a.m., British Columbians will fall back one hour, ending Daylight Saving Time.

The move back to Standard Time comes while the BC Government remains committed to implementing year-round Daylight Saving Time.

By Contributor on Saturday Oct 31 2020

(Editor’s Introductory Note:  During the pandemic, watching too much TV can bring on boredom, irritation and an overdose of depressing news.  Books can provide welcome relief! And the library can provide books.)

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 30 2020

As people celebrate Halloween, Interior Health is urging the public to be cautious as BC moves through the second wave of COVID-19.

Interior Health said the rise in cases is reflected across B.C. and it is important everyone does their part to reduce the risk of further exposures in our communities.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Regrettably, Interior Health reported its third COVID-19 relate death in the region, President and CEO Susan Brown said in a media release Wednesday.

Brown said the person was a man in his 70s.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 29 2020

The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report from veteran earth scientist David Hughes.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 28 2020

On October 22, 2020 at 11:12 a.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle rollover incident on Highway 3B, at the Murphy Creek bend north of Rossland.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Oct 28 2020

By Sean Spence, on The Conversation

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are reporting 217 new cases, including two epi-linked cases, for a total of 13,588 cases in British Columbia.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Bonners Ferry Station seized five duffel bags of narcotics valued at approximately $2.16 million just south of the United States/Canada border on Friday a news release on the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website said.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 27 2020

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, most of us have been living in a landscape defined by unknowns. This lack of certainty about how the world around us can change at any moment shows no sign of abating in the foreseeable future.