By Marie-Hélène Dubé, via The Broadbent Institute
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 55 new cases, for a total of 2,053 cases in British Columbia.
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It’s post-secondary learning where the amount of dirt under your fingernails helps measure educational progress. With the adjournment of in-person delivery at Selkirk College due to the COVID-19 pandemic, students and instructors in the School of Industry & Trades Training are taking on the challenge of completing vital coursework away from the shops on Nelson’s Silver King Campus.
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