British Columbia

Photo credit: Greater Nanaimo Cycling Coalition

New multi-use path in Oceanside a good start, according to cycling group

By Daryl Major
January 9, 2017 - 10:16am Updated: January 9, 2017 - 11:06am

PARKSVILLE – Pedestrians and cyclists are pleased with a new safer path linking Coombs to Parksville.

The RDN's Rail Trail is now open, allowing people walking and biking a safe alternative to being in the side of the road.

Patients being treated in hallways at overwhelmed hospital in Kelowna, B.C.

By The Canadian Press
January 8, 2017 - 1:25pm

KELOWNA, B.C. — Patients at a Kelowna, B.C., hospital may be finding themselves treated outside rooms as the facility grapples with a surge in numbers.

Kelowna General Hospital is in the midst of one of its busiest times of year, currently operating around 30 per cent over capacity.