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By Bob Hall on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Selkirk College Saints have started to build for the 2020-2021 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season with the addition of a proven competitor between the pipes and a power forward who can put the puck in the net.

By Regional District of Central Kootenay on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) today announced that it is extending the closure of recreation facilities and services until the provincial government advises that they can open again. RDCK recreation facilities were closed on Monday, March 16.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Submitted by City of Nelson Emergency Operations Centre

In today’s Federal Government COVID-19 briefing, the Prime Minister acknowledged the challenges related to securing personal protective equipment (ppe) and critical medical supplies and will be meeting today with the provincial and territorial leaders to discuss. 

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

In support of the BC education sector’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the suspension of in-school classes, the BC Principals’ & Vice-Principals’ Association (BCPVPA) is now offering BC teachers free access to the online resource and collaboration platform BetterEducate.

 

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

To ensure B.C.’s most vulnerable – including people on income or disability assistance and low-income seniors – do not encounter additional barriers during the COVID-19 crisis, the Province is implementing a series of temporary supports and supplements.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

A new Economic Recovery Task Force will bring together leaders from business, labour, First Nations and not-for-profits to help ensure the Province’s economic response to COVID-19 is effective and responsive to the needs of British Columbians.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Students attending British Columbia’s 25 public post-secondary institutions, who are experiencing emergency financial pressures, will benefit from a one-time investment of $3.5 million in emergency financial assistance.

By Interior Health Authority on Thursday Apr 02 2020

The Chief Medical Health Officer (MHO) at Interior Health (IH) has issued an order for all fitness centres, gyms, yoga studios, or similar personal training facilities whether indoors or outdoors to close as of April 2, 2020.

By Contributor on Thursday Apr 02 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians and nurse practitioners in Kootenay Boundary clinics are concerned patients are not booking appointments when they may need help.

Many clinics have seen a drop in the number of appointments and are worried that patients who have health care concerns may be unsure if they can still see their practitoner in the midst of the COVID-19 situation.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Apr 02 2020

There could be a little more emotion Thursday evening during the 7 p.m. salute to the frontline healthcare workers in Nelson.

BC Ambulance Paramedics are planning to join the shout out to Kootenay Lake Hospital workers as well as Mountain Lakes Seniors and Lakeview Village, to show support and solidarity during this trying time as the world deals with COVID-19 pandemic.