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by Contributor on Monday Oct 21 2019

More than 1.1 million elementary and secondary school students participated in Student Vote Canada 2019, coinciding with the 2019 federal election the organization said Monday in a media release.

by Timothy Schafer on Monday Oct 21 2019

The Liberal red tide that swept the nation four years ago slowed to a trickle on election day in 2019 but it was enough for the Grits to step back into the shoes of government, albeit in a minority role.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the Liberals to a repeat as the government of Canada with 156 seats, 14 seats short of a majority government (out of 338 seats overall).

by CBT on Monday Oct 21 2019

Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces.

by Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

A man who allegedly exposed himself to three young girls remains on the loose, but police are following up leads as we speak, according to Trail RCMP top cop Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

by Trail Champion on Monday Oct 21 2019

The wee hours of Saturday morning saw police dealing with back-to-back public intoxication files, according to a press release issued today.

by Timothy Schafer on Monday Oct 21 2019

The technology sector in the region could be receiving a boost.

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) has invited Selkirk College to submit an application for a Technology Access Centre (TAC).

Only 10 colleges in Canada have been invited to the full proposal, with six of the 10 colleges to be funded when the centres launch in spring of 2020.

by Nelson Daily Sports on Wednesday Oct 16 2019

Nelson Boxing Club is once again hosting a Boxing Card Saturday (October 19th) at the Rod and Gun Club.

Fight Night VII is a night of Olympic-style boxing featuring national-level athletes from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook, Nanaimo and Nelson’s own Boxing Club.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Oct 15 2019
Many people, including me, expected Greta Thunberg to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Instead, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali was deservedly awarded for ending more than 20 years of conflict with neighbouring Eritrea.