Maurice Poulin, BA CAIB of Poulin Agencies Ltd. in Nelson was sworn in as the 2011-12 president of the Insurance Brokers Association of B.C. (IBABC) at the annual general meeting held in Burnaby last month.
Despite being the third-generation owner of Poulin Agencies Ltd., Poulin did not originally intend to pursue a career in the insurance industry.
Nelson Kootenay Lake will share in $127,100 in total funding for Kootenay Rockies communities as the Province doled out grants from its Community Tourism Opportunities (CTO) program Wednesday.
This is debatable.
One of the province's major auto insurance companies has released its top 30 worst roads in the province and only one West Kootenay strip of pavement has made the cut.
Now that the election frenzy has died down, life is getting back to normal. I would like to congratulate all MPs who were re-elected and also to welcome our new MPs. In particular, I would like to congratulate the two new MPs in neighbouring ridings: David Wilks in Kootenay-Columbia and Dan Albas in Okanagan-Coquihalla.
A day of pleasant hiking turned into a dangerous dip and brush with the powerful forces of nature as a man went into the meltwater swollen waters of Kokanee Creek on Sunday and almost did not return.
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By Dr. Brenda Gill
Since we are just starting to get into the season of cottonwood, increased dust and pollen because we’ve had such a cold and wet May, I thought this would be a good time to discuss minimizing the effects of allergens.