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Nurses shine in turbulent times – TRU Newsroom

Nurses shine in turbulent times – TRU Newsroom

TRU and GK Sound co-operated to light up the North Tower residence in rainbow colours to show support for frontline health-care workers in the pandemic. They are often the unsung heroes of the health-care system. But the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown health-care workers into the spotlight at the same time the United Nations declared 2020 …

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Joint statement on Province of B.C.’s COVID-19 response, latest updates

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Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia: “Today, we are providing case updates for two 24-hour reporting periods: May 9 to May 10, and May 10 to midday today. “In the first …

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B.C. COVID-19 response update | BC Gov News

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The COVID-19 situation in British Columbia is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 3 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020. Cases: Total confirmed cases in B.C.: 2,353 New cases since May 9, 2020: 23 Hospitalized cases: 66 Intensive care: 18 COVID-19 related deaths: 130 Recovered: 1,719 Long-term care, acute-care and assisted-living …

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Answering the call of community with hundreds of masks – TRU Newsroom

These are some of the almost-700 face masks made by Shelly Johnson and her husband Myles Clay for Indigenous communities.

These are some of the almost 700 face masks made by Shelly Johnson and her husband Myles Clay for Indigenous communities. She’s the world’s first Canada Research Chair in Indigenizing higher education. And she has provided face masks to communities across Canada, to the Navajo Nation in the USA and even to Israel. Shelly Johnson …

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Emerging Economy Task Force final report released

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B.C. is in a better position to chart a long-term vision for the province according to the final report of the Emerging Economy Task Force. The 14-member task force has made 25 recommendations to help B.C. navigate global trends and technological advancements over the next 10 to 25 years. The report will also be a …

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Report maps pathway to grow innovation in B.C.

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Government has released the final report of Alan Winter, B.C.’s first innovation commissioner. The report, Putting Innovation to Work for British Columbia: Growing B.C. Companies, outlines five recommendations focused on helping innovative B.C. companies thrive and grow, while supporting more innovation across all sectors of the economy. The recommendations are as follows: fund the establishment …

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Flood Mitigation Underway at Riverside Park

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Kamloops, BC – The City of Kamloops is preparing for the potential of high floodwaters as the above average snowpack in the North and South Thompson River basins begins to melt. In preparation for the rising river levels, the City is undertaking flood mitigation efforts at Riverside Park to protect the critical sanitary sewer infrastructure …

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Province invests in northwest economic development, healthy communities

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The Province is further investing in B.C.’s North to support healthy community growth during major resource development and build infrastructure to meet the needs of people in the region. “Northern B.C. is rich in natural resources, but its strongest asset is its people,” said Premier John Horgan. “We are proud to work in partnership with …

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May 11 marks 20th anniversary of Nisga’a Treaty

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The Nisg̱a’a Final Agreement, British Columbia’s first modern treaty, came into effect 20 years ago today. The governments of Canada, British Columbia and the Nisg̱a’a Nation commemorate this major milestone on the path of reconciliation. For the Nisg̱a’a people, May 11, 2000, marked the end of a 113-year journey and the first steps toward a …

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