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by Florio Vassilakakis on Tuesday May 01 2018

In a letter to the editor in the April 19 edition of the Castlegar News, Councillor Bruno Tassone explains his reasoning for voting against a council motion to support the upcoming Regional District Recreation Complex referendum. While I respect his right to support or oppose any motion, I do not accept his asserted reasoning.

by Letters to the ... on Monday Apr 30 2018

There are many opinions about the upcoming referendum and proposed upgrades/enhancements (known as Option B).  With investments of this size it is understandable to get emotionally involved. 

by Letters to the ... on Sunday Apr 29 2018

To The Editor:

Recently, the Fraser Institute released a study that stated Canada’s environmental performance was among the top 10 high-income countries in the world. A news release about the study was published on TheNelsonDaily.com.

by Dan Kraus on Sunday Apr 29 2018

We all have a role in nature conservation

Earth Week is a time to promote awareness and appreciation for our environment, sustainable living and earth awareness.

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Apr 25 2018

How much time do citizens need to be informed enough to vote on an issue? Discussions about electoral reform and different forms of proportional representation compared with our long-standing system called “first-past-the-post” have been going on in BC for years.

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Apr 24 2018

Transportation accounts for about a quarter of Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions, making it the second-highest source, slightly behind the oil and gas industry. In the U.S., it’s the largest source of emissions and pollution.

by Dick Cannings MP on Monday Apr 23 2018

The Trans Mountain Expansion pipeline has dominated news in the past few weeks.  The public is divided over whether we should build this pipeline and allow Alberta oil sands output to increase, or whether it presents too much risk to BC’s rivers and coastal environments.

by Kyra Hoggan on Sunday Apr 22 2018

Because it's Sunday (a more casual day, at least in my world), I feel I can write something personal and totally politically irrelevant – just information I stumbled upon which has made my life better, and I want to share.

by The Fraser Institute on Sunday Apr 22 2018

Canada’s environmental record ranks in the top ten among comparable high-income countries around the world, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Apr 19 2018

The big money party is over and what a party it was. Given its well-deserved reputation in B.C. it's fitting that it went out with a bang in 2017.

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