By Chrystia Freeland
The United States Mexico Canada Agreement is an updated, modernized North American trade agreement that is good for Canada and good for Canadians.
It is the result of Canada being tough at the negotiation table, united at home, and getting the job done.
The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has been recognized by the joint Provincial-UBCM Green Communities Committee (GCC) as a climate leader for achieving Level 3, the second highest level in a four-level program toward becoming fully carbon neutral.
Former Mayor Brian Taylor is back to lead Grand Forks for the next four years.
Taylor, who will replace incumbent Frank Konrad who did not seek re-election due to health reasons, defeated Everett Baker by 56 votes to win the municipal election Saturday. Taylor finished the race with 755 votes to 699 for Baker. Gary Smith was third with 94 votes.
By Seth Klein
Among the fear-mongering claims of the “No” side in BC’s electoral reform debate, a favorite is that proportional representation (pro rep) will result in unstable minority governments that can’t get anything done.
The claim is unsubstantiated nonsense.
MarWest Industries issued a press release today correcting (other) media coverage of yesterday's gas leak on Columbia Avenue. The release reads as follows:
When the dust settles following Saturday’s municipal election politicians from both City of Nelson and Regional District will need to deal with the loss of more jobs in the regional following the recent announcement of layoffs at Pacific Insight west of Nelson.
It’s time to revisit the topic of corporal punishment of children: spanking, swatting, or otherwise hitting a child as punishment or “correction.” Is it ever acceptable? There are so many different views, but now we have some new research evidence favouring the totally non-violent approach to child-rearing.
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