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October 2020
By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Monday, near Tofino marked 10 years since the tragic loss of two on-duty BC ambulance paramedics.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

In its throne speech, the federal government committed to exceed Canada’s 2030 climate targets. The need for new, more ambitious targets and a plan to meet them couldn’t be more urgent.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Material contributed by “Stop the Spray BC

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

People across Interior Health will soon have access to new, easier ways to book an appointment for a COVID-19 test with the launch of online booking for all IH COVID-19 Community Collection Centres.

Testing is available for those experiencing symptoms of COVID-19 and those who have been sent for testing by their primary care provider or Public Health.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 20 2020

Even though they are under the voting age, tens of thousands of elementary and high school students from throughout British Columbia, including students in Kootenay Lake, Boundary and Kootenay-Columbia, will have an opportunity to consider the future direction of the province and vote for the official candidates running in the general election.

By Charles Jeanes on Monday Oct 19 2020

The West, the Rest, the Best?

Other cultural paths have their democratic elements no doubt, but it is the West that has come to lay the foundation of a global economy, and of a global order in the UN and World Court. This world is a community where the lingering effects of the great age of Euro-American imperial, colonial, capitalist domination are still potent.

By Letters to the editor on Sunday Oct 18 2020

To the Editor:

Imagine it's October, 2030. That special four year old in your life will be fourteen. Will the skies be filled with smoke? Will there still be caribou? Will Kootenays communities have drinkable water? 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 16 2020

In the daily COVID-19 media release Friday, Interior Health said the authority is investigating a cluster of cases of associated with the main Tim Hortons at 3340 River Ranch Road in Merritt.

By Province of British Columbia on Friday Oct 16 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

“Today, we are announcing 155 new cases, including nine epi-linked cases, for a total of 11,189 cases in British Columbia.

By Castlegar Source on Friday Oct 16 2020

On Oct.15, at approximately 12:40 p.m., officers from the Community-Industry Response Group (C-IRG), Division Liaison Team (DLT), and Kamloops RCMP responded to a report that a number of demonstrators had gathered at a Trans Mountain (TMX) drill site on Mission Flats Road in Kamloops, and were blocking work trucks from driving through the facility gate.