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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 14 2020

Squamish RCMP have conducted an investigation after security team Sea to Sky Gondola reported Monday morning that the line to the gondola had been cut and had crashed into the mountain.

RCMP received the call September 14th, 2020, at 4 a.m. from Sea to Sky Gondola security team.

RCMP said members attended immediately and began to assess information and contain the area. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 14 2020

In a media release Monday, the Interior Health (IH) has declared the outbreak related to the Okanagan Correctional Centre (OCC) over.

Interior Health  said in total, seven staff tested positive for COVID-19 with no one in custody contracting the virus.

by Province of British Columbia on Friday Sep 11 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:

"Today, we are announcing 139 new cases, for a total of 6,830 cases in British Columbia.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 10 2020

For Katherine Hansen, joining the RCMP Musical Ride in 1996 was a dream come true. As a little girl growing up on a farm in Penticton, Katherine was horse-crazy. But it was when she saw the Musical Ride at age six, that her future path became crystal clear.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

Premier John Horgan outlined an investiment of $1.6 billion in a fall and winter preparedness plan Wednesday that will significantly build upon and strengthen measures that respond to the health-care requirements of COVID-19.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 09 2020

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation is calling on the government of British Columbia to cancel the carbon tax because it’s not working, according to the provincial government’s data.

by Province of British Columbia on Saturday Sep 05 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:

"Today, we are announcing 121 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 6,162 cases in British Columbia.

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 03 2020

Health officials across BC are urging the public to work collectively to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as the calendar enter fall, especially with the number of new cases increasing.

In the daily briefing Thursday, Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, announced 89 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

by Province of British Columbia on Thursday Sep 03 2020

Building on the Province’s $45.6-million investment to support a safe restart for B.C.’s schools, additional funding from the federal government will allow schools to expand health and safety measures, purchase more personal protective equipment (PPE) and increase capacity for remote learning.

by Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Sep 02 2020

Students and staff will head back to school with more resources available to support mental wellness during the unprecedented school year ahead.

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