White Rock city council is calling for better social distancing along marine Drive – saying it doesn’t appear people are staying six feet apart – with concerns of people also having to step on the road to get around clumps of people waiting outside restaurants – businesses being reminded of the importance of enforcing proper protocols.

A covid-19 tracking app was officially released today – notifying you if you’ve been in contact with someone who has covid-19 – the website says it was only released in ontario – but reports of british columbians being able to download it as well.

There are reports the controversial SITE c dam project will need to be pushed back due to the pandemic – opponents worried how much the delay will cost – with the price tag already coming in at ten million dollars.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau admits he regrets how he handled the WE organization scandal – admitting he should’ve removed himself from discussions of hiring the organization to run a student government program – but he isn’t completely backing down – saying he doesn’t regret hiring them either.

This is a reminder for teenagers to not play chicken. A coroner report was released from the death of a 15 year old who was struck by a train 2 years ago. The report shows the teenager engaged in a game to see how long he could stand on the tracks of an oncoming train.

COVID-19 cases have ticked upward again as we stride into the long weekend. Health officials are warning people to play smart and play small. Wear masks when indoors, sanitize hands often and still social distance. 

Remember when some of the world’s top players twitter accounts got hacked last month? Turns out Twitter itself is to blame!
The company says a bunch of its employees ended up falling for a phone scam asking them to hand over log-in information of high-profile users.

As of Friday Abbotsford is one of three spots Americans can travel through on their way to Alaska – the others Osoyoos and just outside of Creston – but there are rules – drivers have to take the most direct route possible – avoid all national parks and hang a tag from their rear view mirror. Just like cattle….keep moving!

If you’re heading to the ferry without a reservation – prepare to wait.
The Tsawwassen to Swartz bay 7, 8am, and 9am sailings are all full – with at least a two sailing wait.
At this point the only sailing out of Tsawassen not full – the 10:15am to duke point at 85% capacity.

If you’re heading to the Interior this weekend – pack the highest SPF you can!
A heat warning has been issued for Kamloops and the Vernon area – highs topping more than 35 degrees.

Air Canada lost more than a billion dollars its second quarter of 2020 – revenue dropping more than 90% with most flights grounded.

A man charged with kidnapping and assault in Surrey two years ago continues to be on the loose- 19 year old Dyllan Petrin ripped off his electronic monitoring bracelet back in may and hasn’t been seen since – a Canada wide warranty has now been issued for the man – petrin having ties to the Metro Vancouver and Okanagan area.


 

 

 

 

Bonnie Henry is thanking British Colombians for doing their part in social distancing to help bring down the number of cases after a Canada Day outbreak in Kelowna.
Still – we’re far from out of the woods yet with 41 new cases reported yesterday – people are encouraged to continue being smart as we head into the long weekend.

The world may be a mess but it’s full steam ahead for CN real – the railway moved more than 30-million tonnes of grain across Canada last year – and expects to match that number this year.

Remember when some of the world’s top players twitter accounts got hacked last month? Turns out Twitter itself is to blame!
The company says a bunch of its employees ended up falling for a  phone scam asking them to hand over log-in information of high-profile users.