In watching the live streaming coverage of the Egyptian revolution on Aljazeera I am awe-struck by the incredible humanity of what is unfolding in that country. I imagine Jean Jacques Rousseau wandering amongst the throngs of people and being equally amazed and delighted.
Over the past few months I have talked to people who have experienced difficulties at the US border. Often this involves having to leave one's vehicle and being subjected to intense interrogation. What has, in the past, been a routine “friendly” crossing has turned into a “negative” interrogation by abusive American border guards.
By The Nelson Daily Sports
Northern Michigan University prospect Ryan Aynsley had three points to allow the Castlegar Rebels to continue its season dominance of the Nelson Leafs, edging the West Kootenay rival 5-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League play Saturday in the Sunflower City.
Recently, a local chapter of the Council of Canadians invited me to speak at a forum about CETA. The forum will play host to our current MP as a speaker as well as MP Peter Julian, the NDP’s International Trade Critic.
Nelson and Castlegar: Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace in Castlegar in partnership with Touchstones Nelson - Museum of Art and History are sharing the exhibition Kandahar Through Afghan Eyes 2010; an alternate perspective about the realities of life in the province of Kandahar.
When the BC legislature sits again on February 14th to kick off what is expected to be a very short session, Kootenay Boundary MLA Katrine Conroy will be sitting with the familiar title of Seniors' and Long Term Care critic in the NDP’s shadow cabinet.
On Sunday, Jan. 30 at 9:30 p.m. Golden RCMP received a missing persons report about two overdue skiers.
The two males from Vancouver Island had been skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort the day prior to the report. RCMP were notified by a friend of the party that the two individuals were unaccounted for.