Dear Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Horgan:
Air Canada has temporarily suspended all flights in and out of the West Kootenay Regional Airport until at least March 31, 2020.
Last week, Air Canada said travelers heading to and from Vancouver will temporarily be routed through Calgary between April 1-30, 2020 and the daily schedule for flights to and from Calgary would remain the same.
Submitted by City of Nelson
Council met again to discuss how to best support our community during this pandemic, including both response and recovery.
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 providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: March 22 to 23, and March 23 through to this morning.
Ed. Note: The following was posted by a reader as a comment on The Castlegar Source, and seemed worthwhile sharing as a letter.
Hiya peeps! A bit of self-therapy and a quick thought for us all:
OPEN LETTER: UBCIC demands immediate release of all non-violent offenders as part of COVID-19 pandemic response and emergency state of Indigenous incarceration
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the extent to which our individual health is dependent on the health of everyone in our community. Public healthcare is our best defence against this crisis and others like it. However, our ability to endure crises and care for each other has been eroded through decades of austerity budgets, privatization and inadequate planning.
With the increasing urgency for all Canadians to practice physical distancing and with much of our courses now moved to alternative delivery, access for employees and students to Selkirk College campuses and learning centres will be substantially reduced by Tuesday, March 24 at 2
Avalanche Canada will issue its final forecast for the season on March 28, which is about a month earlier than normal. The final three-day forecast will remain in effect until March 30.
The District Recreation Officer for Trails and Recreation Sites BC has ordered that all day use shelters, overnight-use cabins, and other facilities that would make it difficult for users to observe the two-metre social distancing measures, be closed until further notice.