The Snuneymuxw say the wrong people were consulted when naming the Island Gwawis and the Island Kwigwis, which will sail in the nation’s territory. Both are named using words from the Kwak̓wala language — but the Snuneymuxw speak Hul’q’umi’num’.
Early childhood educators say while the province has focused on keeping schools open during the pandemic, day cares haven't received as much attention despite being essential to the functioning of many families.
The B.C. and federal governments implemented the AgriRecovery financial aid program in August for ranchers and farmer. But they have to pay upfront before submitting their applications for assistance. The National Farmers Union of Canada says the two governments should work to help those farmers who cannot afford it.
B.C. health officials reported 895 people hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 115 in intensive care, as the province recorded 13 more deaths from the disease and 2,387 new cases.