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October 2018
By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Oct 18 2018

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.

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Oct 18 2018

To The Editor:

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 18 2018

MarWest Industries issued a press release today correcting (other) media coverage of yesterday's gas leak on Columbia Avenue. The release reads as follows:

By Trevor Miller on Thursday Oct 18 2018
The Trail Smoke Eaters couldn’t find their footing and muster much offence in a 4-0 loss to the Vernon Vipers on Wednesday night at Kal Tire Place. 
 
Jagger Williamson registered three points in the game, scoring twice and adding an assist while Max Palaga made 26 saves for his first BCHL shutout as the Smoke Eaters fell on the road and were shutout for the first
By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 18 2018

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.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

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.  

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

Dear Neighbours,

By Trevor Miller on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club is pleased to announce forward Braeden Tuck (’98) has committed to Sacred Heart University for the 2019/20 season. 

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

When our children and grandchildren and those of us still here in 20 years look back to this time, will we say it was when the world finally got serious about the climate crisis? Or will we mark a tragic time when political and business leaders prioritized short-term economic gain over the future of humanity?

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 17 2018

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, British Columbians throughout the province will be able to legally purchase non-medical cannabis online .