In case you missed some of what happened this week, here’s a quick summary before you kick off your weekend.
A Kelowna restaurant faced some backlash after the province announced the plans for implementing the vaccine card.
An Instagram account targeted Frankie We Salute You! alleging the owners supported “segregation”. The account profiled other restaurants and businesses in other B.C. cities, encouraging their followers to boycott businesses highlighted by the account and to take their money elsewhere.
A man found just behind Penticton Secondary over the weekend is not a student at the school or a young person, according to Penticton RCMP.
The man was found suffering medical distress on the school’s track field. He was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.
The cause of his death is unknown, but an autopsy has been scheduled to identify him.
The City of Vernon mourned the passing of a councillor over the weekend.
Dalvir Nahal lost her ten-year-long battle with cancer on Sunday. She was 45 years old.
Nahal is known for her fundraising efforts for various community groups, as well as sharing her Indian culture with residents and breaking stereotypes.
A 70-year-old woman died at a Kamloops hospital while waiting for treatment.
The woman was in the ER at Royal Inland Hospital, waiting to be seen after her daughter took her there due to stomach pains.
Recently, the hospital has made headlines due to staff shortages and low morale.