Maybe this BC government decision will get the attention of drivers still balking the urge to put down the cell phone when driving.
Monday, the Government of B.C. took a major step by designating distracted driving as a high-risk driving behaviour under the ICBC Driver Risk Premium program.
To The Editor:
It’s all about balance.
This has been a historical season for the Thompson Rivers University WolfPack men’s soccer program and for Mitchell Popadynetz.
To Time Change, or not to Time Change . . . that is the question.
The first Sunday of November has been designated as the end of Daylight Savings Time when most places fall back.
The southern interior is digging out after the first major snow storm of the season.
And Old Man Winter is expected to stick around for at least a few more days with Environment Canada forecasting a chance of snow flurries for the next few days.
Many of the mountain passes were hit hard by the storm, with 36 cm falling on the Okanagan Connector through the night.
The Province is taking action to protect big game wildlife in portions of the Kootenay Region that were severely affected by wildfires this past summer.
In the wake of the recent ammonia leak deaths of three workers in Fernie on October 17, Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski made a statement in the House of Commons Monday calling for changes to how public rinks do business across Canada.
Nora Hannon, Wildfire Mitigation Coordinator for the Regional District of Central Kootenay said areas identified as high risk for wildfire are benefiting from operational fuel treatment work, in an effort to protect adjacent communities and critical infrastructure from potential wildfires.