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by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jun 24 2015

What seemed like a striking and awe-inspiring tribute to a fallen Air Force war hero Saturday turned out to be a fascinating, fabulous and fitting … fluke.

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Tuesday Jun 23 2015

Earlier this year, I had a chance to visit the Jim Pattison Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Technologies and Renewable Energy Conservation. The Centre, located in Penticton, is part of the South Okanagan and Similkameen campus of Okanagan College.

by Kyra Hoggan on Thursday Jun 18 2015

Speaking of thoughts that horrify me and I wish I had never had: A mosquito landed on me.

I swatted it.

But it has a right to live, too, no? I have lots of blood to spare.

So I apologized and said, "I'm sorry, but I'm afraid you will infect me with something".

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 18 2015

Environment Minister Mary Polak and Natural Gas Development Minister Rich Coleman have issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate to LNG Canada Development Inc. for the LNG Canada Export Terminal project, which will be located in northwest British Columbia in the District of Kitimat. 

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Jun 09 2015

Interior Health’s board chair Erwin Malzer today announced that president and CEO Dr. Robert Halpenny has informed the board of directors of his decision to resign in the fall of 2015 in order to pursue other opportunities.

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Monday Jun 08 2015

In Canada we have been conditioned to believe that hard work will get us anywhere.  The belief that we could all be rich someday keeps us going through the hard times, keeps us pounding the pavement looking for work, and makes those long shifts at gas stations and fast food restaurants all over the country go by a little quicker. It is the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 02 2015

Patient advocates are concerned that the BC Ministry of Health's plans to increase contracts with for-profit clinics is not an effective solution to surgical wait times. They are urging the province to scrap contract plans and focus instead on taking advantage of unused public Operating Room time.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 02 2015

Dear Editor,

I've been seeing a large number of "kind people" picking up "lost pets" and posting on social media. It's a bit disturbing to me and others that people are so quick to grab the animal and take it home to keep safe until owners are located. 

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Thursday May 28 2015

Derek Vanstone, VP Government Affairs, Industry

And Corporate Strategy

Air Canada

Dear Mr. Vanstone,

Thank you very much for taking the time to meet with us to discuss the future of the West Kootenay Regional Airport.

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday May 13 2015

Ed Note: I should, by rights, accompany this article with a topless photo, not a head shot. But, ironically, I believe I would be imprisoned for doing so … even though we sexualize everything from orange juice to alcohol in every media ranging from newspapers (Sunshine girls), TV, radio, etc.