Radio West with Sarah Penton
Nov. 23, 2020: We hear how front line workers at a the Kootenay Co-op are growing weary of getting abuse for the mask mandate; And we check in with two very excited sisters from Alaska on their first day back at school after waiting 9 months to cross the border to BC.
Nov. 20, 2020: We hear about a Kamloops man whose "non covid-compliant" poker party resulted in almost $3,000 in fines; The owner of a dance studio and other businesses react to new province-wide COVID-19 restrictions; And how BC Soccer is adapting to pandemic rules.
Nov. 19, 2020: We get reaction to new sweeping COVID-19 restrictions announced by Dr. Bonnie Henry; And CEO of the BC Care Providers' Association, Terry Lake is calling on the province to make changes in long term care homes during the second wave of the pandemic.
Nov. 18, 2020: Premier John Horgan says he wants to see a Canada-wide plan when it comes to travel between provinces; The Village of Salmo is struggling through a COVID-19 cluster; And we learn about an app developed in Kelowna focused on men's mental health.
Nov. 17, 2020: We learn about a Senate Bill tabled today might make a big difference to the welfare of large exotic animals that are held in captivity in Canada; And Prince George will soon have its first private ice sheet for hockey and figure skating.
Nov. 10, 2020: The mayor of Kimberley speaks out after a senior manager quit his job mostly because of harassment over city facilities being closed during the pandemic; And some big changes at Big White as the ski hill gets ready to open during the pandemic.
Nov. 9, 2020: We head to Vanderhoof to get reaction from the federal government's plan to connect 98 per cent of Canadians to high speed internet; And new COVID-19 restrictions in the Lower Mainland meant a Prince George hockey team had to head home early.