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‘Shop, don’t stop’: Kelowna farmers host first outdoor market of year amid COVID-19

Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market held a 'mini market' over the weekend with only food vendors

  • Apr 6, 2020

Chilliwack school trustees using Zoom to conduct meetings during pandemic

Public participation not available, but staff taking public questions before and after meetings

WATCH: Kelowna songwriters release health care workers video tribute

The couple recently asked for selfies from frontline workers to include in the music video

  • Apr 6, 2020

Outreach initiative connects Sooke seniors to support amid COVID-19

Volunteers encouraged to sign up as need increases

  • Apr 6, 2020

Public invited as Castlegar council holds online meetings

Two meetings will be held today

Giants Head Grind postponed

Uphill race in Summerland will not proceed due to COVID-19 pandemic

A little snow and hail for Chilliwack but no record broken

It was the second snowiest April day in Chilliwack on record Friday

B.C. dance competition cancelled

The annual event was scheduled in P.R. from May 3 to 9

  • Apr 6, 2020

COVID-19: Williams Lake 83rd annual Bull Show and Sale goes online only

The event is one ranchers look forward to every year

Fisheries and Oceans Canada lifts at-sea observer requirements due to COVID-19

Fisheries Management Order went into effect April 2 and will remain for 45 days

  • Apr 6, 2020

RDEK calls on province for clarity, stronger measures for inter-community travel

The Regional District of East Kootenay has passed a resolution urging the province's top doctor to provide clarity and introduce stronger measures around inter-community travel amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Two armed robberies with-in a day

RCMP are asking for information

  • Apr 6, 2020

Travellers, travel agents ‘in agony’ over refund policies and customer service

Many Canadian carriers are offering customers flights rebookings or travel vouchers - but not refunds

  • Apr 6, 2020

Message from the Mayor highlights ‘tremendous efforts’ of community in ‘difficult times’

Keremeos mayor Manfred Bauer has released a statment regarding COVID-19 and plans going forward

  • Apr 6, 2020

Immune compromised, at risk Shuswap residents keeping their distance

Family of young heart transplant recipient, asthma sufferer share how they're coping

  • Apr 6, 2020

House of Commons seeking virtual sittings in ongoing COVID-19 shutdown

The House recessed March 13 for five weeks to ensure MPs were doing their part to slow travel

  • Apr 6, 2020

Friends, family suprise Current Swell singer and new wife with socially distant wedding

'We just thought we were going over there to have a glass of champagne and do some paperwork'

  • Apr 6, 2020

Lake Flashback: New editor, new design, and recurring vandalism

Changes at Lake Cowichan papers and damage to business and services a theme in late March

UPDATE: UK PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worse

He has been quarantined in his Downing St. residence since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26

  • Apr 5, 2020

‘It’s like ghost towns:’ Canada’s border communities adapt to COVID-19 changes

Sales have plummeted at businesses such as the duty-free shop and gas station

  • Apr 5, 2020