Castlegar will not escape unscathed from the school district's (SD 20's) proposed changes as set out in a report delivered at the school board's regular meeting on Monday.
Registration is now open for the 2010 Columbia Basin Symposium: Shaping Our Future Together: Take Action, Build Partnerships, Strengthen Communities. Hosted by CBT, the symposium takes place October 22–24, 2010, in Revelstoke. People interested in attending the free event are invited to register online, call 1.800.505.8998 or drop into a CBT office as soon as possible, as space is limited.
The Ford Motor Company of Canada, Limited and A.M. Ford will be partnering to help raise money in support of the Beaver Valley Nitehawks as part of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR Team program. Greater Trail community members will have the opportunity to participate and help raise up to $6,000 for the sports team by test driving a Ford vehicle. A.M. Ford will be working with the Beaver Valley Nitehawks to host the one-day event that will take place on September 25, 2010.
MP Alex Atamanenko has taken up the cause of various professional police associations across the country in their efforts to obtain an effective labour relations system for the RCMP, based on the principle of collective bargaining. Currently, the RCMP is the only police agency in Canada that does not have the right to collectively bargain with their employer and on their behalf Atamanenko has written to the Minister responsible for the Treasury Board, Honourable Stockwell Day.
I was just reading an article called Turn Workers Into Security Partners. The article is all about the benefits of moving away from a perspective that treats employees as sheep to be protected or malicious children from whom you need to protect your network. It suggests that companies treat their staff as partners in IT security instead.
Leo Gerard, the international president of the United Steelworkers is coming to the Kootenays on October 2. He will be speaking at a fundraising dinner for the Kootenay West NDP at the Labour Centre in Trail.
“It’s a great honour for us to get such a distinguished labour leader to speak at our dinner in Trail,” said Katrine Conroy, the NDP MLA for Kootenay West.
The 65th annual Rock Creek Fall Fair saw thousands of visitors despite the grumpy weather over the weekend. From animal husbandry exhibitions to rodeo events, entertainment, fair rides, and vendors there was a full slate of activities over the two-day event.
Puruse the images of the fair for a taste of the busy weekend.
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Police have released security camera photos relating to four ATM beark-ins and thefts through out the region in recent weeks, including one at the regional airport in Castlegar.
They also described the car as a silver, four-door, full-sized sedan, with no tinted windows. The vehicle appears to be a 2004 or newer model Mercedes CLO 320 . The car may have lower profile tires and silver rims.