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Avoid all onions of unknown origin amid widening salmonella outbreak, says Health Canada

Avoid all onions of unknown origin amid widening salmonella outbreak, says Health Canada

The number of cases have climbed to 239 illnesses, up 119 since Aug. 1.
City of Powell River works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

City of Powell River works to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Province releases greenhouse gas figures for 2018
How will schools keep kids safe? Here are some of B.C.'s strategies

How will schools keep kids safe? Here are some of B.C.'s strategies

How will schools keep my children safe? Parents around British Columbia are still waiting for full details about what the return to class will look like for their own children.
Fever? Cough? Daily health checks will be required for all B.C. students in September

Fever? Cough? Daily health checks will be required for all B.C. students in September

Any students or staff members showing COVID-19-like symptoms will be required to stay home
qathet Regional District votes for resource-recovery centre

qathet Regional District votes for resource-recovery centre

Directors give first three readings to loan authorization bylaw
Walmart to require masks at stores starting next week

Walmart to require masks at stores starting next week

Walmart is instituting a mandatory mask policy for all customers in Canada starting Wednesday.
CRA beefs up measures to fight fraud, scams

CRA beefs up measures to fight fraud, scams

The Canada Revenue Agency says it is stepping up efforts to combat fraud and keep pace with constantly evolving scams, including those that take advantage of new relief programs offered by the federal government during the pandemic.
Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Police Patrol: Powell River crime report

Powell River RCMP reported the following for July 30 to August 5, 2020.
Health Canada recalling over 50 hand sanitizers

Health Canada recalling over 50 hand sanitizers

More than 50 hand sanitizers “not acceptable for use” are being recalled by Health Canada. The agency says the products may pose health risks, as they contain ethanol or denaturants that have not been approved for use in hand sanitizers in Canada.
Face coverings to become mandatory on BC Transit buses

Face coverings to become mandatory on BC Transit buses

Accommodations will be permitted for children under the age of five and those who cannot wear a face covering for health reasons