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Now more than ever businesses and organizations need qualified employees and post-secondary graduates need a kick start to their careers. Enter the new Career Internship Program from Columbia Basin Trust. This program is now accepting applications on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pipeline politics have been in the news a lot over the past couple of weeks, as British Columbia and Alberta square off over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project.  Both provincial governments are doing exactly what they promised to do when elected, so their positions are not surprisin

Castlegar Fire Department had a busy afternoon Monday, first with an evacuation and then responding to a single-vehicle MVI on Kinnaird Bridge.

Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said it was just before noon when they received a report of a gas leak at Kootenay Market.

RCMP are asking for public assistance after a person was struck on Highway 6 near Slocan Park Sunday (February 18th).

In a media release Monday, RCMP said police responded to an incomplete 9-1-1 call at 1:19 a.m. and found a 47-year-old deceased man from Winlaw.

Regional News

Although the street outreach program has reduced the pressure on the city’s emergency services it has not had the desired effect on the negative perception of Nelson’s street culture, says the executive director of Nelson Community Services.

On the eve of the upcoming open house happening next week regarding the Balfour Ferry Terminal, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) said the existing location remains the best viable option for the project to move forward.

 

British Columbia’s NDP government should be commended for tabling a balanced budget today, but it has failed to address significant economic headwinds looming on the province’s horizon—like too many other governments in Canada, according to the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“This budget ignores the elephant...