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From Telkwa to Atlin, I am proud to be your representative and carry your voice to Victoria. Let’s work together to protect our way of life here in the North, for our children and grandchildren.

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Premier outlines plan to restart B.C. safely

British Columbians will move forward with safely restarting their province beginning in mid-May, according to a plan announced by Premier John Horgan. Under B.C.’s Restart Plan, government will work closely with public health officials, businesses and labour organizations to lift restrictions in phases, gradually allowing for more social and economic activity, while closely monitoring health information to minimize the risk to the public. “Our plan puts safety first. British Columbians have made enormous sacrifices so far, and it’s thanks to them that we’re able to begin to lift some restrictions,” Horgan said. “We’ll [...]

By |May 8th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Posts|0 Comments

HEALTH CANADA WEBSITE ON Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Perhaps the most informed website on COVID-19 is the information on the Health Canada Website. On there, the first thing you will see is a Self Assessment Test if you think you may have symptoms. The current situation is impressive with an interactive map animation of the cases in Canada. As time goes on, more information is being learned and confirmed by the Worlds top doctors. This allows for the rest of the World to be updated on COVID-19. Please pay special attention to important information such as False and misleading claims and much [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: Homepage Posts|0 Comments

Timeline of the Coronavirus

On December 31, 2019, the World Health Organization was alerted to several cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, China. The virus did not match any other known virus. On January 7, 2020, China confirmed COVID-19. On January 15, 2020, the Public Health Agency of Canada activates the Emergency Operation Centre to support Canada's response to COVID-19. On January 22, 2020, Canada implements screening requirements related to COVID-19 for travellers returning from China to major airports in Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver. On January 25, 2020, Canada confirms its first case of COVID-19 related to travel in Wuhan, China. On January 30, [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Homepage Posts|0 Comments

Updated Summary of COVID-19 and Government Resources

If you are looking for a comprehensive summary of all that is going on with COVID-19 in Canada and B.C., you are sure to appreciate this resource summary quick sheet. MLA North Vancouver-Lonsdale Bowinn has a quick sheet on Government updates. It is easy to navigate and contains vital information on updates and resources. With information and updates on Borders, Businesses, Financial Supports, Health Care and more, we need a reliable source of information on the Internet and Social media. Stay safe. Stay home. Excerpt: Official Information Sources This is [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Homepage Posts|0 Comments

Telkwa Flood Protection

The Province has announced $740,000 in funding to go towards protecting commercial and residential properties in the Village from the threat of floods. In a Feb. 24 press release Stikine MLA Doug Donaldson said the project will include the installation of flood boxes within the Village and raising of both the Riverside Street and Eddy Park Dikes. “This work will help keep people and properties in Telkwa safe,” said Donaldson. “This funding is important for empowering communities, especially those like Telkwa with little non-residential property tax, to make important improvements to disaster resiliency.” [...]

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Homepage Posts|1 Comment

COVID-19 Information and Resources:

Health information:

* Visit the BC Centre for Disease Control for up-to-date information, resources and best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.
* Call 8-1-1 to speak to a health care professional about potential COVID-19 symptoms, or any other health-related concerns.
* Access the online self-assessment tool at any time to check your symptoms and determine if you require further assessment or testing.

Non-medical information and what your government is doing to support people:

* Visit the BC Government COVID-19 webpage for the latest updates on our government’s response, including provincial health officer orders, and provincial support for individuals and businesses.
* Call 1-888-COVID19 (1-888-268-4319) for the latest on travel recommendations and social distancing, as well as support and resources from the provincial and federal government. You can also send a text to 604-630-0300.
* Call 2-1-1 or visit if you are a senior needing support, or if you’re a volunteer who is able to provide support.
* Visit the federal government’s webpage for information on federal support for individuals and businesses.