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There has been a lot of misinformation and hyperbole lately about how the House of Commons will be conducting business over the next few weeks.   Regular sittings of Parliament were suspended in mid-March because of the COVID-19 crisis.  Since then, the House of Commons has been...
Visitors to the Rossland Museum will see, and hear, a drilling rig operating on the lower bench area nearby.  Teck has sent a notice to inform the community of the geotechnical drilling program, to take place from June 1 through June 12, 2020, and to assure everyone that there will be no...

Regional News

The Regional District of Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has issued evacuation orders for six properties on Beatrice Street in Johnson Flats and seven properties in Manly Meadows along Manly Meadows Road due to immediate threat from rising floodwaters. A full list of properties ordered evacuated is attached to this email.

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Sand and Sandbags

  • Additional sand and sandbags are now available across the region, with three more pickup locations added - one each for Midway and Christina Lake residents, and a third site in downtown Grand Forks. Sand and sandbags for protecting structures in low-lying areas are now available at the following locations:
  1. Midway Public...

After issuing an evacuation alert for 1137 properties across the Boundary, impacting an estimated 2,300 residents Friday, Saturday, The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) activated the centre operations to Level Three in preparation for heavy rain and possible flooding events anticipated in the region.

The activation includes:...

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 11 new cases, for a total of 2,573 cases in British Columbia.

"There are 228 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 2,181...

In recognition of the significant role the province’s honey bees and native pollinators play in B.C.’s agricultural industry and the lives of British Columbians, May 29 is proclaimed Day of the Honey Bee.

“Honey bees and native pollinators may be small in size, but their everyday role in the lives of British Columbians is big and can be seen throughout the province,” said Lana Popham,...