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February 2019
By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 28 2019

Police are stepping up enforcement during the month of March with Distracted Driving/Occupant Restraint Awareness Month.

In a media release, police across the Province, including officers in the West Kootenay/Boundary region, will be conducting intensified distracted driving enforcement in your area.

By Letters to the editor on Thursday Feb 28 2019

To The Editor:

Our Provincial Government has notified us that invasive species of plants are the intended target of 24 chemicals to be used throughout our lands.

By John Horgan on Thursday Feb 28 2019

Good health is the foundation for a good life. But for too long, too many B.C. patients have been struggling to access the services they need. People can’t find a family doctor, are waiting too long for surgeries and diagnostics, and worry about caring for their aging loved ones.

By Charles Jeanes on Wednesday Feb 27 2019

In the most-recent column, I opened questions of the history of the West, its historic global dominance, non-westerners reactions to that past, and the present geopolitical world of Western, First-World primacy.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

Volunteers – please take a bow.  We honour you, and we’re grateful for all your help.  Collectively, you do such a huge amount of good for people in your communities.   

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

Energy is inextricably linked to a range of community issues, from health to housing. That was one message that emerged from a four-day gathering in Calgary of more than 200 young Indigenous leaders from every province and territory, organized by Disa Crow Chief of the Siksika Nation and Cory Beaver of the Stoney Nakoda Nation.

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

On Tuesday February 26, 2019, a low pH incident occurred at an outfall at Teck Trail Operations. Regulatory authorities including Emergency Management BC, the BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, and Environment and Climate Change Canada were immediately notified.

By Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2019

In recognition of Mining Day at the B.C. Parliament Buildings, new resources were announced that will improve mine safety for workers and the environment, while encouraging investment and job creation with a more efficient approval process.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 25 2019

RCMP said a Nelson man suffered serious injury following head-on collision on Highway 3A Friday afternoon, near Grohman Narrows.

The accident happened at approximately 4:50 p.m. a few kilometers west of Nelson.

By Contributor on Monday Feb 25 2019