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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 30 2020

BC is seeing a horrendous increase in new COVID-19 cases, not only throughout the province, but also in Interior Health as Monday the region reported 212 reports since Friday.

The spike in Interior Health comes the same day the province reported 2,354 new cases of COVID-19, including 10 epi-linked cases, for a total of 33,238 cases in BC.

By Contributor on Monday Nov 30 2020

In a media release, BC Transit said it is updating the mandatory face covering policy to align with the mandatory mask order implemented by the Province of BC.

BC Transit said it is required that customers are wearing face covering when on board a BC Transit vehicle.

By Contributor on Monday Nov 30 2020

Indigenous people in British Columbia are exposed to widespread racism that often results in negative experiences at the point of care, inequitable medical treatment, physical harm and even death, the independent review into Indigenous-specific discrimination in the province's health-care system has found.

By Letters to the editor on Monday Nov 30 2020

To The Editor:

The recent mail out by Kootenay-Columbia Conservative MP, Rob Morrison reeks of right wing short sighted rhetoric.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Nov 30 2020

As ICBC (Insurance Corporation of BC) and police begin the Christmas Holiday CounterAttack campaign, again urging drivers to plan ahead and make smart decisions to get home safely, Alexa’s Team paid tribute to the dedicated RCMP and Municipal police officers with annual awards.

By Contributor on Monday Nov 30 2020

On Tuesday, December 1, Canadians have a chance to double their impact for nature. On Giving Tuesday, any gift to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) will be matched.

By Contributor on Friday Nov 27 2020

To Our Valued Customers:

Yes, Snowpack closed its doors on Wednesday (November 25th, 2020).

Snowpack found out a close person of a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

By Contributor on Friday Nov 27 2020

As Kootenay International Hockey League fans know, the second week of league action was shortened due to travel restriction by the Provincial Health Office as there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases.

This has caused the KI  to pause play until December 7 or until the PHO decides it is safe to resume play.

By Bob Hall on Friday Nov 27 2020

The journey through pandemic-riddled times requires strength of will, commitment to diligence and creative problem-solving at a level few have experienced.

At Selkirk College, the frontline workers in the Facilities Department have led the charge with tireless work that ensures an adapted and safe campus environment.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Nov 26 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:

"Today, we are reporting 887 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 29,973 cases in British Columbia.