Highlights / Kelowna

Health

British Columbia enforces rules on bars and nightclubs as COVID-19 cases rise

Amid a rise in cases of COVID-19, the British Columbia government has set new rules for bars, nightclubs, and restaurants, according to an announcement from Adrian Dix, British Columbia’s minister of health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer »

Health, Society

Canadian Blood Services will expand, opening new plasma donation centres

Canadian Blood Services is opening three new plasma donation centres to ensure that the country’s blood supplies do not dwindle. Canada uses more human plasma products than any other country in the world after the U.S.. Most of it is »

Health, International, Society

Canadian Forces personnel deployed to Sierra Leone to battle Ebola

The first Canadian military medical team to join the international efforts against Ebola in West Africa has arrived in Kerry Town, Sierra Leone. The 37 doctors, nurses, paramedics and support staff will be working in a British-run clinic, treating patients from »