Richard Cannings is heading back to Ottawa to represent the riding in the South Okanagan-West Kootenay.
In an election that mirrored one in 2019, the NDP candidate defeated Helena Konanz of the Conservative Party for the second consecutive time by more than 3,600 (24,759 total) votes.
Two years later the song remains the same.
In the 2019 federal election the Liberals won a minority government — being declared before polls closed in B.C. — and Conservative candidate Rob Morrison edged NDP candidate Wayne Stetski for the Kootenay-Columbia seat.
As of Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, 86.8% (4,024,302) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4% (3,679,181) received their second dose.
In addition, 87.4% (3,778,735) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.2% (3,470,043) received their second dose.
A new BC Hydro report outlines how drought-weakened trees coupled with stormier La Niña weather conditionsmay result inmore power outages this fall and winter.
The Trail Smoke Eaters, in conjunction with Hockey Canada and BC Hockey, are excited to announce a special exhibition game, as the Smoke Eaters will face off against Canada's National Women's Team.
BC’s South Kootenay regional community economic development and business lending organization, is pleased to announce the appointment of Amanda Murray as Self-Employment Program Coordinator.
A fresh space on Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus welcomes students from diverse cultural backgrounds to join together in dialogue, knowledge and understanding.
Economic activity is ramping up in the Lower Columbia region, as two new directors lead the charge.
Outpatient care has improved for people in Trail and surrounding communities with the opening of the new ambulatory care wing at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) on Sept. 20, 2021.
Other communities that will benefit include Rock Creek, Grand Forks, Castlegar, Salmo, Nelson, the Slocan Valley, Nakusp, Kaslo and Crawford Bay.
People can light them if they got them as the burning ban has been lifted in most of the rural West Kootenay region.
As of late last week open burning is permitted in several fire zones, including Kootenay Lake — which contains Nelson and the Slocan Valley — Arrow, Columbia, Invermere and Cranbrook.