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COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Site C

COVID-19 outbreak declared over at Site C

No new cases related to outbreak since Sept. 15, says Northern Health
B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

B.C. sees falling COVID-19 cases, as 28 die on weekend

New infections on the weekend were down 22% from previous week's daily average.
B.C. ready to vaccinate thousands of children when Health Canada gives OK

B.C. ready to vaccinate thousands of children when Health Canada gives OK

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's top doctor has issued an order requiring children five and older to wear masks in public spaces, expanding a mandate for those aged 12 and up. Dr.
Back Country Horsemen expanding to Peace Region

Back Country Horsemen expanding to Peace Region

Attention all horse lovers — the Back Country Horsemen of BC may be coming to the Peace Region in the near future. The non-profit group exists to bring riders of all types and levels together to enjoy the best trails and scenery in B.C.
2,000 B.C. care home staff placed on unpaid leave as vaccine mandate goes into effect

2,000 B.C. care home staff placed on unpaid leave as vaccine mandate goes into effect

Vaccine mandate for all healthcare workers will impact more than three times as many staff
Province considering additional measures to deal with COVID spike in Northern B.C.

Province considering additional measures to deal with COVID spike in Northern B.C.

Fourteen critical care patients transferred over Thanksgiving weekend
UNBC professor recognized for contributions to forestry research

UNBC professor recognized for contributions to forestry research

Dr. Kathy Lewis acknowledged with award from the Canadian Institute of Forestry
Line 5 opponents urging White House to reject Canada's 'audacious' treaty gambit

Line 5 opponents urging White House to reject Canada's 'audacious' treaty gambit

WASHINGTON — Opponents of Line 5 want the White House to reject Canada's bilateral effort to prevent a Michigan judge from shutting down the cross-border pipeline. Canada has formally requested negotiations with the U.S.
Memorial scholarship fund aims to continue work of late Fort St. John conservation officer

Memorial scholarship fund aims to continue work of late Fort St. John conservation officer

Tristan Montjoy was always positive and happy to help, say friends and family
New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

New LTC standards should focus on the 'qualities of home': survey

OTTAWA — Residents should feel at home, respected, and safe in long-term care but the current reality doesn't come close, says a survey that will inform new national standards of care.