Radio West with Sarah Penton
Nov. 30, 2020: B.C. records its highest number of Covid deaths; Health contributor Dr. Iris Gorfinkel explains the latest findings on how Covid-19 is transmitted; And a Prince George man is lucky to be alive after a serious crash with a snowplow on Highway 16.
Nov. 26, 2020: The mayor Dawson Creek reflects on an alleged assault of a Walmart employee over the store's mask policy; We talk to psychologist Kathy Keating about the anger we are seeing from anti-maskers; And legislative reporter Rob Shaw on the NDP's new cabinet.
Nov. 24, 2020: A Prince George dance studio owner on having to close her studio until new COVID-19 regulations are released; And a Dawson Creek man comes to the rescue of a family travelling to Alaska by driving them to the border safely.
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.