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January 2018
By Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Jan 14 2018

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority, has ended the Air Quality Advisory issued on January 13 for Grand Forks due to the high concentrations of fine particulates.

Changing weather conditions are expected to further improve air quality over the next few days.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 12 2018

Nakusp Mayor Karen Hamling said she is "absolutely ecstatic" after the BC government announced Friday $2.1 million in upgrades to the acute and emergency department spaces at the local hospital.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jan 12 2018

Nelson RCMP said in a media release local police are investigating multiple thefts of mail from various locations during the past week.

RCMP said the thefts involve small parcels, cards and general mail being stolen from compartments in community mailboxes located in several areas.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jan 11 2018

A moratorium has been placed on the creation of recreational cannabis businesses in Nelson in order to buy some time for the city to craft legislation to regulate them in anticipation of legalization.

By Contributor on Thursday Jan 11 2018

Avalanche Canada and Parks Canada are issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Monday, January 15.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

My parents were born in Vancouver — Dad in 1909, Mom in 1911 — and married during the Great Depression. It was a difficult time that shaped their values and outlook, which they drummed into my sisters and me.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

A 91-year-old Castlegar man was struck by a transit bus yesterday afternoon and sent to hospital with serious injuries, but is expected to make a full recovery.

Castlegar RCMP Cpl. Jason Olney says the call came in at 5:09 p.m. on Tuesday, and police attended the intersection of 6 Street and 7 Avenue.

By Dermod Travis on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

Loans Officer (LO):  So you'd like to borrow $10.7 billion?

BC Hydro (BCH):  Yes sir. It's for a hydro-electric dam.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jan 10 2018

Want to win cash for post secondary tuition?

Community Future’s Junior Dragons Den is inviting submissions for its fourth annual business pitch competition.

Modelled after CBC’s “The Dragons’ Den,” students in Grades 7 to University will pitch their business idea to a panel of local judges, in front of a live theatre audience, for a chance to win up to $1,500.

By The Fraser Institute on Tuesday Jan 09 2018

Canadian cities — including Toronto and Vancouver, which are experiencing an affordability crunch—can accommodate much more housing supply as they have much lower population densities than other major urban centres around the world, finds a new study by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.