Creston, BC February 4, 2021: Creston Residents, thank you for all your efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community. All of your individual actions have helped the Creston Valley to stay safe and healthy during this time.
Enhanced Safety Measures for K-12 Schools: Today the Province announced enhanced safety measures to strengthen health and safety plans in K-12 schools. All middle and secondary students and K-12 staff will now be required to wear non-medical masks in all indoor areas, including when they are with their learning groups. The only exceptions are when:
To read more visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021EDUC0011-000201
Launch Online Grant Program: The new Launch Online Grant program is designed to help over 1,500 eligible small-medium sized B.C. businesses adapt to changes in consumer behaviour and pivot to market their products online. Grant recipients can use the funding for a variety of online-related expenses, including pictures, creating an online inventory system, advertising costs, subscription costs of an e-commerce platform and training staff to manage the website. To learn more visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021JERI0009-000194 To apply visit: www.launchonline.ca.
State of Emergency Extended: The Province of British Columbia has formally extended the provincial state of emergency through to the end of the day on February 16, 2021. For more information read: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021PSSG0008-000190