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November 2020
By Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

The BC Prosecution Service (BCPS) announced Monday that Special Prosecutor Peter Wilson QC has declined to approve any further charges arising from investigations into the conduct of individuals associated with the community of Bountiful, a community near Creston, B.C.

This decision brings the matter to a close and concludes the involvement of the Special Prosecutor.

By Katrine Conroy on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

Katrine Conroy was sworn into the Legislature virtually Monday as the newly re-elected BC New Democrat MLA for Kootenay West following an historic election.  


By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, is aligning the Province’s measures under the Emergency Program Act (EPA) with the provincial health officer’s (PHO) guidance that masks must be worn in indoor public places. 

By Trail Champion on Wednesday Nov 25 2020

On Nov. 19, additional charges were sworn in relation to a 2019 fatal crash that took place on March 17, 2019, near the Waneta Dam, according to West Kootenay Traffic Services Sgt. Chad Badry.

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Nov 24 2020

Recently I’ve been thinking about what a low-carbon life might actually look like. 

We would drive and fly less and mostly cycle, walk and ride transit. We’d eat less meat and more plant-based foods. We’d heat our energy-efficient homes with electricity or geothermal and get power from the wind and sun. 

It might also be a life that puts greater emphasis on friendship. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 24 2020

Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning Tuesday for Highway 3 Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

By The Conversation on Tuesday Nov 24 2020

Ottawa’s latest climate plan bets on expensive and unproven carbon capture technologies  

By Burgess Langshaw Power, from The Conversation   

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 23 2020

At 1:55 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, a test of B.C.'s wireless alerting system will be conducted as part of the national Alert Ready system to improve public safety in the event of emergency.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday Nov 23 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

By Trail Champion on Monday Nov 23 2020

There is such thing as too much affection, a local man learned on Friday, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.