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February 2018
By Timothy Schafer on Friday Feb 23 2018

Although the street outreach program has reduced the pressure on the city’s emergency services it has not had the desired effect on the negative perception of Nelson’s street culture, says the executive director of Nelson Community Services.

By Claire Paradis on Thursday Feb 22 2018

On the eve of the upcoming open house happening next week regarding the Balfour Ferry Terminal, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) said the existing location remains the best viable option for the project to move forward.

By CBT on Thursday Feb 22 2018

Now more than ever businesses and organizations need qualified employees and post-secondary graduates need a kick start to their careers. Enter the new Career Internship Program from Columbia Basin Trust. This program is now accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis.

By Dick Cannings MP on Thursday Feb 22 2018

Pipeline politics have been in the news a lot over the past couple of weeks, as British Columbia and Alberta square off over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project.  Both provincial governments are doing exactly what they promised to do when elected, so their positions are not surprising.

By The Fraser Institute on Thursday Feb 22 2018

 

British Columbia’s NDP government should be commended for tabling a balanced budget today, but it has failed to address significant economic headwinds looming on the province’s horizon—like too many other governments in Canada, according to the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Feb 21 2018

A recent news item explained that a Vancouver doctor is upset that he was forced to undergo fingerprinting to prove that he was not a sex offender who had the same (or similar) name. He is quoted as asking, “Why are we being pulled aside as if we were criminals?”

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Feb 21 2018

Contrary to a common perception, ignoring climate change won’t make it disappear.

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 20 2018

Budget 2018 carves a new path to shared prosperity for everyone in the province with a made-in-B.C. child-care plan, a comprehensive housing plan and record levels of capital investment in every corner of the province, Finance Minister Carole James announced today.

By Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Feb 20 2018

It’s not November, so why the picture of a war plane? We should always remember the immense and cruel losses of life in wars, not just for a few days in November, but there’s another reason for this one.

By Kyra Hoggan on Monday Feb 19 2018

Castlegar Fire Department had a busy afternoon Monday, first with an evacuation and then responding to a single-vehicle MVI on Kinnaird Bridge.

Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said it was just before noon when they received a report of a gas leak at Kootenay Market.