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By Union of BC Indian Chiefs on Monday Jul 29 2019

Dated:  July 29, 2019: 

For over two decades the Tsilhqot’in have battled to keep Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) from destroying Teẑtan Biny and Yanah Biny with TML’s plan to create an open pit mine on a place of profound cultural and spiritual significance. Both TML and TNG have filed injunctions in B.C. Supreme Court and are in court today and tomorrow.

By Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jul 29 2019

The conversation around pipelines and oil sands in Canada has been so heated and polarized it’s difficult to sort hype from fact.  It’s often hard to have an informed conversation about the issue, let alone an informed debate.

By Contributor on Friday Jul 26 2019

As the search for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky continues, RCMP are able to provide the following update.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 26 2019

Water activist Jessica Ogden escaped the wrath of the court system Thursday in Nelson when Madam Justice Jennifer Duncan tossed out a contempt of court charge on a technicality.

Odgen appeared in court after being arrested June 21 by RCMP for disobeying a court order at a logging operation near Balfour.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jul 26 2019

In a media release Friday, the BC Wildfire Service said effective at noon Pacific time on Monday, July 29, 2019, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre's jurisdiction, including the Rocky Mountain Natural Resource District and the Selkirk Natural Resource District.

By Castlegar Source on Thursday Jul 25 2019

Columbia River levels are going to increase roughly 1.4 feet over the next two days, according to Stakeholder Engagement Advisor Mary Anne Coules.

"We`re asking that people exercise extra caution and make safety their top priority when engaging in activity on or near the Columbia River," she said.

In a press release issued this morning, Coules explained the increases:

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The investigation into the Northern BC deaths has continued, as the search for the two suspects continues to expand.

Police can now confirm that the man discovered deceased on July 19, 2019 at a Highway pullout about tw0o kilometres south of the vehicle fire south of Stikine River Bridge on Highway 37 is 64-year-old Leonard Dyck from Vancouver, BC.

By Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

A Trail man is facing charges in connection with a break-and-enter in Warfield earlier this month, according to RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

He said that on July 6, policereceived a report that an unknown/unknown suspect(s) broke into a detached garage overnight in the 600 block of Shakespeare Street, in Warfield, adding that the follow items were stolen:

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

The BC SPCA’s North Cariboo Branch in Prince George is hoping to find loving homes for the two kittens and seven adult cats found abandoned inside storage bins on a vacant property on Milburn Avenue earlier this month.

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 24 2019

FortisBC experienced storm-related damage to its electricity system overnight and this morning and we’re working to restore service to about 1,500 FortisBC customers in the Christina Lake and communities between Nelson, Crawford Bay and Kaslo.