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by Contributor on Sunday Oct 20 2013

Communities throughout the province will benefit from a half a million dollars in B.C. government funding to help non-profit cultural organizations, First Nations and friendship centres improve local arts infrastructure, including theatres, studios and galleries, Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes said.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 17 2013

A four-year-old toddler has been placed with a suitable family representative after police found the child watching television during a drug bust Wednesday in Penticton.

Local RCMP Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a unit in the 900 block of Fairview Road Wednesday.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 14 2013

The Province is increasing the area covered by the Creston community forest agreement, enhancing economic opportunities and forest stewardship in the region, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson announced recently.

by Wikinews on Wednesday Oct 09 2013

Tuesday, World Bank released the 2012 World Development Report on Gender Equality and Development. The United States is referred to many times, often as a benchmark to foster understanding of recent gains for women in other parts of the globe. At the same time, United States women still lag behind US men in a number of areas.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 09 2013

There will be no more Pixar in Vancouver as the computer animation giant shut its doors Tuesday, forcing 100 employees to the streets.

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 08 2013

It's never easy changing tax systems.

Which is why the BC Government is offering businesses that want to learn more about the Provincial Sales Tax interactive webinars.

The webinars are offered by the provincial government in October said Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business Naomi Yamamoto.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 07 2013

A hearing to determine whether Randall Hopley is a dangerous offender beings in Cranbrook Monday.

Hopley pleaded guilty to kidnapping a young Sparwood boy — Kienan Hebert  — from his home before returning him safely home after a massive manhunt two years ago.

He held Hebert in a cabin for a days before returning him unharmed to his family home.

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 06 2013

The Fraser Institute

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 03 2013

In the wake of shocking new research recently published in collaboration with the federal government, nature conservation groups, including Nature Canada, are calling on both individuals and governments alike to act now to help stop millions of bird deaths each year.

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 29 2013

October is "Small Business" month in B.C.

Minister of State for Tourism and Small Business Naomi Yamamoto released the following statement to kick off Small Business Month in British Columbia: