Last summer, the married father of three was dealing with excruciating back pain and a general uneasiness, which he originally chalked up to nothing more than fatigue. A trip to see his doctor soon sent him to the hospital for blood tests, which was followed by a PET/CT scan. The results were not what Terry was expecting: he was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.
According to B.C.’s Labour Minister Harry Bains, his government has lost almost the entire estimated $2.9-billion surplus from WorkSafeBC in just the last few weeks. This is money government collects from hard-working British Columbians through employer premiums to ensure they are safe when on the job.
The charitable sector is facing a considerable challenge. COVID-19 has increased the demand on services that support our community’s most vulnerable—and decreased non-profit resources to provide these supports. Sadly, this lack of resources is also limiting these organizations in their ability to fundraise for donations they desperately need.
The Board of Directors of the Canadian Amateur Sport Society, organizers of the Canada Cup International Softball Championship, held annually for the past 25 years at Softball City, have spent the past few months reviewing what may be probable, possible and not possible with respect to COVID – 19 and Canada Cup.