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by David Suzuki on Wednesday Apr 14 2021

[Editor's note:  the map accessed by the link at the beginning of the fourth paragraph from the bottom takes a long time to load, but provides sobering information about the state of BC's forests.]

Anyone who’s read the book I wrote with Wayne Grady,...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 08 2021

Since its launch in August 2020, the first ever Kootenay Pitch Competition has helped nine entrepreneurs and startups from across the Kootenay region become investor-ready and take their businesses to the next level.

On Thursday, April 8, 2021, the final qualifying event will take place and feature solely women entrepreneurs.

Put on by the ...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

 In fall 2020, we shared information about Teck Trail Operations and gathered feedback from the community. The process was designed to provide an opportunity to hear directly from our leadership team, as well as for community members to provide feedback on what they are interested in and how they want to continue to engage with us in the future.

Teck Trail Operations is pleased to share...

by Trail Champion on Tuesday Apr 06 2021

An incident Sunday at Teck had Trail residents concerned and curious as to what was happening, leading to a variety of Facebook conversations speculating on the matter.

Teck’s Community Engagement Leader, Carol Vanelli Worosz, cleared up the matter with the Trail Champion.

“On Sunday, April 4, 2021 at approximately 9 p.m., there was an operating disruption at the No.1...

by CBT on Monday Apr 05 2021

At the Procter Village Café, the swirly cinnamon buns are topped with sweet, gooey icing — and are in very high demand.

When the café opened in August 2020, almost two years after Procter’s previous bakery had shut down, the excitement was immediate, with a socially distanced lineup stretching outside.

Lisa Norris says, “The cinnamon bun craziness...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 01 2021

Teck Trail Operations will be undertaking a planned maintenance shutdown in one of its Roasters this spring to ensure the continued reliability of our operations. The shutdown will run from April 12 through May 24, 2021.

Approximately 175 contractor workers will be supplementing the Teck workforce during the shutdown. Many of the contract companies are local; however, the shutdown...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Mar 18 2021

Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) said in a media release the organization one year into the pandemic has helped hundreds of businesses in the Kootenays impacted by COVID-19 get help with digital transformation.

Partnering with the BC Tech Association was the first step in providing crucial 1:1 support free of charge to non-tech businesses in the Kootenays...

by Contributor on Thursday Mar 18 2021

Teck Trail Operations will be undertaking a planned maintenance shutdown in one of its Roasters this spring to ensure the continued reliability of our operations. The shutdown will run from April 12 through May 24, 2021.

Approximately 175 contractor workers will be supplementing the Teck workforce during the shutdown. Many of the contract companies are local; however, the shutdown...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Thursday Mar 18 2021

In a media release Wednesday, ICBC said the company is temporarily delaying the mailing of COVID-19 rebate cheques to customers, due to a cyberattack on a third-party vendor contracted to provide printing and distribution services.

ICBC said the information held by the vendor is limited to customer names, addresses, COVID-19 rebate cheque amounts and cheque numbers.

ICBC said...

by Charles Jeanes on Thursday Mar 11 2021

The Third Promised Land: outer spaces and the star-colonizing project      

"We have to colonize Mars to ensure humanity's seed will survive if something happens on earth, like a nuclearthird world war or asteroid strike that could end human life."  -- Elon Musk, owner, SpaceX

“Elon Musk says he plans to send 1 million people to Mars by 2050 by...

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