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by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jan 06 2021

As of Nov. 22, 2020, 90 per cent of patients who had their surgery postponed during the first wave of COVID-19 were able to have their surgery completed through B.C.’s commitment to surgical renewal.

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Jan 05 2021

The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency, allowing health and emergency management officials to continue to use extraordinary powers under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) to support the Province's COVID-19 pandemic response.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 31 2020

E-Comm said in a media release Wednesday, people who are fed up with your food delivery, curious about COVID or have questions about quarantine, should not call 9-1-1.

by Letters to the editor on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

To the Editor:

by Dan Kraus on Tuesday Dec 22 2020

A year ago, there was much anticipation in the conservation community that 2020 would perhaps be the most important year ever for nature. Canada’s Nature Fund promised to accelerate the conservation of our wild spaces and species.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Dec 18 2020

Online applications are now open for British Columbians to apply for the BC Recovery Benefit.

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Dec 14 2020

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

by Province of British Columbia on Sunday Dec 13 2020

Signs of the holiday season are everywhere, as lights are strung on people's homes and decorated trees stand in front windows.

But hidden underneath the sparkle is the fire risk that can accompany seasonal trimmings and celebrations.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 08 2020

VICTORIA, December 8, 2020 – Representative for Children and Youth Jennifer Charlesworth today released a  report examining critical injuries and deaths of First Nations children and youth Illuminating  Service Experience: A Descriptive Analysis of Injury and Death Reports for First Nations  Children and Youth in B.C., 2015 to 2017.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 08 2020

As ambulance paramedics approach their busiest season, Ambulance Paramedics of BC is warning the public of a “triple threat.”