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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

The Province is investing in a suite of initiatives to protect long-term care and seniors’ assisted-living residents from COVID-19, as facilities begin allowing visitors.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

Each year, the BC SPCA receives nearly 1,000 calls to rescue animals who have been left inside vehicles on hot days. “We know that people love their pets and would never knowingly put them in danger, but many pet guardians are just unaware of how quickly their pets can suffer when left in a vehicle in warm weather,” says Lorie Chortyk, general manager of communications for the BC SPCA.

By Contributor on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

Police in British Columbia are always on the lookout for impaired drivers and, as summer is upon us, police throughout the province will be even more vigilant in their efforts to get impaired drivers off our roadways this July and beyond.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

There was no Canada Day community hike up Mount Roberts scheduled, in honour of the pandemic (not to mention the intermittent downpours), but Chuck Cram reported, "This morning about fifty intrepid locals braved the chill and drear to climb Mt Roberts for the traditional flag-raising and singing of Oh Canada.  All ages were represented, as well as one stalwart canine.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

The Ministry of Forests, Mines Natural Resources Operations and Rural Development said access to Idaho Peak will remain closed for an indefinite period of time after a part of the forest service road to the popular tourist hiking destination was washed away in May.

By Dan Kraus on Tuesday Jun 30 2020

Every nation plays an important role in stopping wildlife extinction.

Here in Canada, we have an estimated 80,000 known wild species. They range from pygmy shrew to polar bear, and from stellate sedge to Sitka spruce.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jun 29 2020

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:

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Jun 29 2020

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:

By Trail Champion on Monday Jun 29 2020

RCMP Trail Detachment along with West Kootenay Traffic Services responded to a report of two motorcycles colliding on Highway 3B at Marcolin Drive in Trail. Both riders received life threatening injuries and were transported by air ambulance to Kelowna.

By RDKB on Monday Jun 29 2020

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has lowered flags to half-mast at its Trail and Grand Forks offices to honour Ed Conroy who died Friday, June 26.

He served as the MLA for Rossland-Trail from 1991 to 2001.