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Selkirk College honours its extended family

A tradition has been established at Selkirk College. Each year, on the evening prior to the annual graduation ceremony, the Board of Governors gathers to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves in various walks of life. The recipients of these Board Awards are in very good company with past award winners...

Shop Local Feature: Not your average businessman

When one thinks of the word ‘businessman’, the mental image one conjures is unlikely to look like Castlegar’s own Yanive Fenier. But, resplendent in his “Kootenay business suit” (jeans, T-shirt, running shoes), with bushy long black hair and five o’clock shadow, Fenier is perhaps the perfect Shop Local poster boy – someone ...

PANAMA: Poor but not forgotten thanks to online videos

Coco Solo was once a United States Navy submarine base on the Panama Canal Zone, near Colón, Panama. Today, Coco Solo is the home of some of the poorest, most marginalized Panamanians. In 2008, Reuters published a story about the “poverty and decay” in Coco Solo, where John McCain (then Republican presidential...

TAX TIP: Canada Learning Bond

The Canada Learning Bond provides money from the Government to help you start saving early for your child’s education after high school. Your child could get $500 NOW to help you start saving early for your child’s education after high school, and an extra $100 each year up to age 15. That’s up to $2,000 (plus interest) in ...

Selkirk College 2012 grads

Selkirk College held its graduation ceremonies last week and extends congratulations to all its new alumni....

Castlegar to see whole new kind of theatre written and performed by teens

On April 26, a group of Nelson youth participating in the Gender Action Project will perform live at the Mir Centre for Peace.  Rumours and Just a Friend, interactive forum theatre pieces about gender issues, are the result of a 10-week-long workshop series facilitated by the Nelson Women's Centre, and supported by SelfDesign...
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