Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:
"Today, we are announcing 18 new cases, for a total of 3,008 cases in British Columbia.
Transit ridership is down in a covid-19 infused world in Nelson but not nearly as drastic as most areas of the province, noted a BC Transit official.
Chelsea Mossey, government relations manager for BC Transit, said transit ridership in the Heritage city has dropped by 47 per cent compared to this time last year.
On June 29 and 30, Canada and the United States met for the tenth round of Columbia River Treaty renegotiations. The negotiations were held by web-conference due to COVID-19. Unlike previous rounds, negotiators actually started debating specific proposals. According to press releases issued by both sides, Canada responded to an initial proposal from the U.S.
By Ian Lowe, from The Conversation
Rosslanders who adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines can once again attend meetings of our City Council in person, starting with the July 13 meeting. Here’s the City’s announcement:
After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and world into economic upheaval, governments came to the rescue, with trillions of dollars in corporate bailouts. Executives at the insurance firm AIG were so happy with their US$152-billion package (more than U.S.
My role as Natural Resources critic for the NDP covers forestry, mining and energy—and the big issue these days in that trio is energy. The pandemic has intensified calls for a national energy strategy that will direct federal investments to help us recover from the economic impacts of the crisis and put us on a good footing for the years to come. While all aspects of the en
By Vivienne Hurley
The pandemic has become a catalyst for generative change and social resolution. Among those hitting the reset button to find the right fit and a better work/life balance are Joyce Oostindie and Tanis Shippy of Seven Summits Centre for Learning.
Police have arrested three men allegedly caught looking to buy drugs, likely for trafficking purposes, according to Salmo RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Darryl Orr.