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December 2020
By Contributor on Thursday Dec 31 2020

This has been a hard year. One might say, this has been one of the most difficult years we have ever had to face. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Dec 31 2020

E-Comm said in a media release Wednesday, people who are fed up with your food delivery, curious about COVID or have questions about quarantine, should not call 9-1-1.

By Province of British Columbia on Thursday Dec 31 2020

The race for the top baby name in British Columbia in 2020 has come to a close, and Olivia once again has taken the lead for the most popular name for babies born this year.

Olivia is followed by Liam, Oliver, Noah, Lucas, Emma, Theodore, Benjamin, Ethan and Charlotte, according to the Vital Statistics Agency’s preliminary figures from Jan. 1 to Dec. 17, 2020.

By The Narwhal on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

A surprising thing happened at The Narwhal during the very-bad-not-at-all-good year of 2020: we wrote more good news and solutions-focused stories than ever before

By Carol Linnet, for The Narwhal

You don’t need me to tell you what the seven years of 2020 have been like. 

By Letters to the editor on Wednesday Dec 30 2020

To the Editor:

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Interior Health announced Tuesday that there are 10 deaths and 239 new COVID-19 cases to report following the Christmas Holiday break.

In a media release, Interior Health president and CEO Susan Brown said she is deeply saddened to report the deaths of 10 more people in the region.

By Diana Daghofer on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

Born during the Spanish flu, Molly Pacey has lived to experience a second pandemic this year. Molly turns 102 years old on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She takes this sort of trial in stride, though, possibly due to her stormy entry to this world.

By Letters to the editor on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

To The Editor:

I have some concerns about the recent hype and media coverage from West Kootenay EcoSociety "100% Renewable Energy Plan", that is being brought by the NGO before a number of local municipalities for adoption.

By The Conversation on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

By Jennifer Crane, in The Conversation                                

By Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Tuesday Dec 29 2020

The Canadian Taxpayers Federation has released its New Years Taxpayers Resolutions for 2021, urging the government to lower taxes and strictly monitor spending.

“Lower taxes, less waste and more accountable government would help all British Columbians prosper better in the New Year,” said Kris Sims British Columbia director of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation.