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October 2020
By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 31 2020

Unfortunately, it’s something that even COVID-19 can’t stop it from happening — the Daylight Saving Time switch.

Sunday, at 2 a.m., British Columbians will fall back one hour, ending Daylight Saving Time.

The move back to Standard Time comes while the BC Government remains committed to implementing year-round Daylight Saving Time.

By Kyra Hoggan on Saturday Oct 31 2020

It’s a beautiful, sunny Halloween day today, traditionally a very exciting occasion for kids of all ages – but this year, there’s maybe more to fear than ghosts and ghoulies  Covid-19 has forced us all to shake off the cobwebs and be a little more creative in ensuring the holiday is adequately eerie without be downright dangerous.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 30 2020

As people celebrate Halloween, Interior Health is urging the public to be cautious as BC moves through the second wave of COVID-19.

Interior Health said the rise in cases is reflected across B.C. and it is important everyone does their part to reduce the risk of further exposures in our communities.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 30 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 272 new cases, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,381 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 29 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 234 new cases, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,109 cases in British Columbia.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Oct 29 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 234 new cases, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 14,109 cases in British Columbia.

By City of Trail on Thursday Oct 29 2020

A water main break occurred between Upper and Lower Lookout Reservoir on Wednesday, October 28, 2020. Crews are currently working on the repair.

Some residents in the area may be experiencing a temporary water outage, low water pressure, or dirty water. When water service is restored, run the taps until water clears.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 29 2020

Regrettably, Interior Health reported its third COVID-19 relate death in the region, President and CEO Susan Brown said in a media release Wednesday.

Brown said the person was a man in his 70s.

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 29 2020

The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report from veteran earth scientist David Hughes.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 28 2020

On October 22, 2020 at 11:12 a.m. the Trail and Greater District RCMP responded to a report of a single motor vehicle rollover incident on Highway 3B, at the Murphy Creek bend north of Rossland.