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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 29 2013

Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review, announced another round of consultations with residents of the Columbia River Basin following the release of the "Public Consultation Report Working Draft."

by Wikinews on Wednesday Sep 18 2013

On Aug. 31, Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first United States Supreme Court justice to officiate a same-sex marriage. The ceremony took place in the District of Colombia, in the atrium of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The centre's president, Michael M. Kaiser, married economist John Roberts before a group of around 200 guests.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Sep 08 2013

The B.C. government, ICBC and police launched a month-long distracted driving campaign using a driving simulator to demonstrate the impact of distractions behind the wheel.
Distracted driving is the third leading cause of fatal car crashes in B.C., trailing behind speed and impaired driving.

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 05 2013

A want-to-be police officer is making the rounds in Chase, RCMP reported Thursday.

Chase RCMP has confirmed that a third incident of a police impersonator occurred on (Friday) August 30 in the North Shuswap area.

A vehicle of similar description to the two previous and recent similar incidents is suspect again.

by David Livingstone on Thursday Sep 05 2013

What’s happening in Syria has nothing to do with the supposed use of chemical weapons, and everything to do with the imperial ambitions of the state of Israel, which is wielding its power through its infamous lobby, to use American might by proxy to carry out its objectives in the region.

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 04 2013

The BC government is rolling out three new webinars which will help residents learn about strategies, tools and resources available to help them to spur economic development in their communities.

Building on the success of 15 previously offered 'Economic Development Essentials for Local Leaders' workshops, three free webinars are scheduled for September and October:

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Sep 02 2013

Rick Taylor, The Nelson Daily

Residents of Coalmont, a small mining town northwest of Princeton, recently noticed there was something very wrong with the Tulameen River.

The water had turned black as coal.

Keith Meldrum, spokesman for the Coalmont Energy Corp later confirmed that a tailings pond spill occurred on (Saturday) August 24.

by Yves Engler on Friday Aug 30 2013

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s recent mission to Latin America cannot mask Canada’s unprecedented diplomatic isolation in the hemisphere. Despite shifting ‘aid’ to the region and claiming to have made Latin America a priority, Ottawa is increasingly offside with a region breaking free from centuries of Western imperialism.

by Wikinews on Wednesday Aug 28 2013

German weekly publication Der Spiegel yesterday accused the