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by Contributor on Thursday Dec 06 2018

The Government of British Columbia has released its CleanBC plan aimed at reducing climate pollution, while creating more jobs and economic opportunities for people, businesses and communities.

by Contributor on Tuesday Dec 04 2018

RCMP said the first weekend of December has proved deadly on British Columbia highways, resulting in a number of fatalities.

by John Horgan on Sunday Dec 02 2018

Seniors deserve quality health care and a good life in their golden years, but for too long B.C. seniors in residential care have gone without the level of care they need.

Our government is increasing staffing levels in residential care homes, because more staff hours means better care for seniors.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Nov 30 2018

A bit of good news came out of Victoria this week, which could have easily been missed under the avalanche of bad news that was coming out of the capital.

British Columbia is now “operating debt-free for the first time in more than 40 years,” according to the province’s second quarterly report. 

But that's not really the good news, at least for me.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 23 2018

The voting period for the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform has been extended. Elections BC will now accept completed voting packages until 4:30 p.m. on December 7, 2018. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 22 2018

Pass the Caesar Salad? Only if it’s made with Green Lettuce.

That’s what facing consumers and restaurateurs alike after E.coli was confirmed in romaine lettuce Canada and the United States earlier this week.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

Children and youth from across Canada are gathering in Toronto on November 20 for the National Child Day Forum, a day of discussions on the urgent need to invest in Canada’s youngest citizens, culminating with the final release of the Canadian Children’s Charter.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 09 2018

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.

To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Nov 04 2018

Having survived two referendums in Quebec – the 1992 Charlottetown Accord and the 1995 referendum on independence – I feel I might have a few experiences to share and some kindly advice to offer.

On the first front, referendum campaigns are rarely fun affairs, which flows to the second part, time to dial it down.

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