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Sewers stitch masks to free up supplies for front-line health-care workers

“We have little old ladies sewing up a storm,” said Joan Davis

COVID-19 world update: Enforceable quarantine in NYC?; France orders 1 billion masks

Spain warns EU’s future at stake; New York governor calls Trump’s idea ‘federal declaration of war

B.C. is seeing the highest rate of COVID-19 recovery in Canada, and there’s a few reasons why

British Columbia was one of the first to see rise in COVID-19 cases, and has also switched up testing

B.C. COVID-19 cases rise 92 to 884, one more death, 81 in care

Outbreak action underway in 12 long-term care homes

B.C. veterinarians want to smooth the fur of COVID-19-worried pet owners

Vets expect to continue giving your fur buddies the help they need while social distancing

Latest Canadian updates: About 7% of COVID-19 cases require hospitalization

Top doctor says about 1% of cases are fatal; Ontario considers limiting gatherings to 5 people

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Drive-thru testing for COVID-19 in Kelowna
Construction continuing despite COVID-19
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‘Tremendous’ response from blood donors has supply keeping pace with demand

About 400,000 of Canada’s 37 million residents give blood on a regular basis

Barriere responds to Covid-19 crisis

As the sign in the photograph says, all Barriere and District Seniors’…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Mayor disappointed with provincial response

Barriere Mayor Ward Stamer is generally pleased with how the community has…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Barriere Legion supports community groups

Royal Canadian Legion Br. 242 (Barriere) handed out some generous cheques recently.…

  • Mar 27, 2020

TNRD introduces new requirement for asbestos disposal

Changes designed to protect landfill workers and public from exposure

  • Mar 28, 2020

TNRD closes Kamloops offices due to pandemic

By Kamloops This Week As a result of the province’s state of…

  • Mar 28, 2020

Morning world update: Cases surge past 600,000; positive news in Germany

Spain suffers its deadliest day as Germany considers April 20 to possibly loosen restrictions

World update, 9:30 p.m. March 27: Positive news in Korea as U.S. hits 100,000 cases

The United States now has the most coronavirus cases of any country in the world

Kids get back to learning in B.C., online

Ministry of Education rolls out new tool for school

67 more B.C. COVID-19 cases, two more deaths in Vancouver region

Positive tests found in Surrey, Langley long-term care facilities

Legal time limitations on civil court proceedings in B.C. suspended due to COVID-19

Order applies during the current state of emergency and includes any extension