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Sparwood welcomes new director of planning and development

Schaun Goodeve will be joining the District of Sparwood in his new position

B.C. worker advocate group calls for more sick days, protected medical leave

COVID-19 highlights need for changes to workers legislation: Retail Action Network

Grand Forks distillery shifts to make sanitizer

How a Grand Forks distillery is stepping up during the COVID-19 pandemic

10% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients are 40 or younger: Canada’s top doctor

There are more than 7,700 virus cases in Canada

Trudeau promises $82B in economic supports in COVID-19 fight

The money will come through a combination of direct supports for workers and businesses and tax deferrals

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Data suggests B.C. efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases are starting to work
Young Abbotsford couple marries in quiet ceremony despite COVID-19
B.C. premier announces $5-billion COVID-19 aid and recovery plan
Feds release ads to back COVID-19 fight

Canada to spend $2B more on procuring medical supplies for COVID-19 fight

Government has signed deals with three companies

World COVID-19 updates: Putin may be exposed; 30,000 prisoners released

Comprehensive news update from around the world as of Tuesday, March 31.

‘This is no joke’: B.C. woman in Alberta hospital asks people to stay home during COVID-19

‘I want people to start listening to what the doctors are saying. This is no joke, please stay home’

Rest stops barring washroom access to truckers a ‘huge problem’ as COVID-19 spreads

Teamsters Canada says truckers are increasingly being denied warm meals

Canadians asked to wash mailboxes, keep dogs at bay, to ensure safe mail delivery

Four postal workers in Canada have tested positive for COVID-19 infection:

Hospitality workers hit ‘first and hit hardest,’ says union seeking more support

Union represents workers in hotels, casinos, airports, arenas, universities, schools and remote resource camps

Transparency on COVID-19 response crucial: former public safety minister Goodale

He said the country has never before seen such a crisis

District confirms case of COVID-19 in Elkford

Post to District’s Facebook page Monday informed residents of COVID-19 reported in community

BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers

Ferries working on schedule shifts to keep workers safe

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

World COVID-19 updates: U.S. cases surge past 125,000; Disease slows slightly in Italy

Comprehensive world update, including California waiving some medical licensing provisions

Apartments evacuated during police stand-off

The incident occurred at Grand Forks apartment building on March 28