Has anyone else noticed how very different the current news cycle is, compared to what we've become accustomed to?
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Derek Vanstone, VP Government Affairs, Industry
And Corporate Strategy
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.