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by CBT on Friday May 01 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of a reliable food supply and has increased the demand for locally grown products.

To help Columbia Basin food producers meet this call, Columbia Basin Trust is introducing two new programs: one that provides loans for operational and equipment needs and one that provides wage subsidies to hire workers.

“In response to...

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday Apr 29 2020

By Andrew Longhurst  and Kendra Strauss, from “Policy Notes” via the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on serious problems in Canada’s seniors’...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Apr 17 2020

When you imagine your life, how do you want it to feel? Now imagine being nestled between the lake and the mountains making the most of everyday Kootenay living, a place where timeless balance of beauty meets refined modernism.

In an advertorial (paid content) The Daily Dose invites you to discover Front Street Flats, a limited collection of spacious 1,2 and 3 bedroom - 2...

by Jeff Sawyer on Friday Apr 17 2020

When you imagine your life, how do you want it to feel?

Now imagine being nestled between the lake and the mountains making the most of everyday Kootenay living, a place where timeless balance of beauty meets refined modernism.

The Daily Dose invites you to discover Front Street Flats,a limited collection of spacious 1,2 and 3 bedroom - 2 & 3 level stepped townhouses...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 16 2020

VANCOUVER, BC, April 16, 2020:  Teck Resources Limited  (“Teck”) today announced the creation of a $20-million fund to support COVID-19 response and future recovery efforts. This funding will go to support critical social initiatives and increased healthcare capacity, including procuring one million masks to be donated for healthcare in British Columbia.

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by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

As British Columbians are bludgeoned by the COVID-19 pandemic, the government should do all it can to ease the financial burden caused by the virus and the ongoing economic lock down.

That includes lowering our mandatory ICBC auto insurance rates.

While other Canadian auto insurance companies are ...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Apr 15 2020

The Canadian Border Security Agency (CBSA) will temporarily reduce hours at some if its border crossings, including three in BC.

The decision, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, will see as many as 27 locations crossings reduce hours.

Border crossings at Nelway, on Highway 6 south of Salmo, Cascade near Christina Lake and Rykerts, south of Creston, all will have...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 14 2020

Re: Supply management impedes supermarkets from keeping pace with demand, Fraser Institute, April 3, 2020

Evidently there’s something about the phrase “unprecedented global pandemic” that the Fraser Institute and authors Jake Fuss and Alex Whalen choose to...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 10 2020

Austin Innovation is scaling the production of medical face shields from their lab in Trail, BC as a stopgap measure to meet the demand for COVID-19-specific personal protective equipment (PPE).

The new entity, located in the lower level of Austin Engineering, is part of the collaborative...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 08 2020

BC Parks is immediately closing all provincial parks in response to the widespread call for increased action to address COVID-19.

The closure responds to both the federal and provincial directives that people should stay close to home to reduce COVID-19 transmission risk. This temporary measure means people should not be going to provincial parks until further notice...

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