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The Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan is the latest major event to be cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting …


As people spend more time at home in self-isolation and practicing social distancing, neighbours are showing some heart.

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NEW YORK - The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19.

LOS ANGELES - Kristen Bell is hosting a Nickelodeon special with a “kid’s-eye view” of the coronavirus pandemic to address youngsters' concerns and help families weather the crisis, the channel said Friday.


Glenrosa residents could take in some live music Saturday as local musician Niki Martinus performed an impromptu live concert from the deck above her garage.

NEW YORK - Chef Floyd Cardoz, who competed on “Top Chef,” won “Top Chef Masters” and operated successful restaurants in both India and New York, died Wednesday of complications from the coronavirus, his company said in a statement. He was 59.

CALGARY - While children appear to be better at fighting off the novel coronavirus than adults, little is known about how COVID-19 affects them and the best treatment for kids who are infected, says a Calgary researcher who hopes to fill in some of those blanks with a new global study spearh…

OVERVIEW: Those seeking decisions on actions to be taken are feeling the pressure. Try not to be impatient with those you need on your side. There may be some hoops to jump through by you or them. Do whatever helps to make you relax while you wait.


Tim Schroeder has a new pulpit — the Kelowna pastor preaches to the public on behalf of the police, and to the police for the public.

IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s set to take place May 3 in Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton will become a virtual event, the Alzheimer Society of BC says.


“The Trust Trap” may sound like the next big rollicking comedy out of Hollywood, but it’s one of five warning signs for destructive investment fraud schemes that bilk investors out of their money, and the B.C. Securities Commission (BCSC) wants the public to know it’s far more common than pe…

Brushing teeth after meals can prevent tooth decay, save dental bills, and avoid halitosis. But not many know that brushing the tongue helps the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, immune system, and prevents a shocking number of diseases. So, how is the tongue associated with so many diverse probl…

OVERVIEW: Consolidate data or messages so they can be viewed quickly. This is important to the end game. Discuss short cuts that can be cost saving measures when all is said and done. Those wishing to move on to other things should take their stuff and go. Sort out the emotional reasons for …