Grand Forks residents lent their voice to the collective voices of protesters across Canada on Friday as they rallied against the G8 / G20 summit being held in Toronto. Headed by the Boundary Peace Initiative (BPI), a small but vocal group gathered after their march through town at the Source on Market Ave.
BC’s media has shown exactly why that new Sun TV News channel to cover Canadian events, issues and news with an edge is so badly needed.
The Rossland Chamber of Commerce would like to invite everyone to the annual Canada Day Celebration in Rossland on Thursday, July 1, 2010. The day begins with a hike up Mount Roberts. Hikers are to meet on the Rossland library lawn at 9:00 AM where directions and carpooling to the trailhead will take place. Some shuttles will be provided by Adrenaline Adventures.
The Columbia Basin Trust's (CBT) 2010 Summer Works Program is fully subscribed, and Basin-based businesses are now employing over 100 students in the region this summer. Launched in March of this year, the pilot program offers up to eight dollars an hour in wage subsidies for small business and social enterprise.
During this time of economic recovery, many young Canadians are seeking to improve their chances at developing meaningful careers by opting to invest in higher education. But with federal funding of colleges and universities having been slashed almost continuously since the early 80s, students are expected to make up this shortfall by paying unreasonable tuition fees.
If things go according to right-wing Quebec millionaire Pierre Peladeau’s plans the Republicanization of Canada will, in the near future, take a in another giant leap.
“Grounds for Haiti” fundraising efforts have been gearing up for the last two events of their campaign. “We would like to thank everyone who has contributed and we are very excited at how this has gone,” says volunteer, Helen Bobbitt.