Prince Rupert city councillor released from hospital

Nelson Kinney has been released after being hospitalized for four days after suffering seizure-like symptoms earlier this week.

City Councilor Nelson Kinney.

Recently re-elected city councillor, Nelson Kinney, has been released after being hospitalized for four days after suffering seizure-like symptoms earlier this week.

The Northern View reached Kinney by phone shortly after he was discharged from the hospital. He didn’t go into details about what exactly he was hospitalized for, other than to say it was a “seizure-type-thing” which was the result of complications with a heart operation he had six years ago.

Doctors have told Kinney that he needs to take things easy for awhile but says that he isn’t going to let it get in the way of his duties as a member of city council, saying that he plans to to attend meeting of the Skeena Queen Charlotte Regional District board on the same day that he was released from hospital.


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