Up until nine months ago, the lighting in schools across School District No. 20 (Kootenay-Columbia) was old and inefficient. Many of the fixtures dated back more than 40 years.
The Mir Centre for Peace Winter Lecture Series will be starting its new season on February 23 with internationally recognized scholar, anthropologist, land claims researcher, policy adviser, film-maker and writer, Dr. Hugh Brody.
Dr. Hugh Brody will show a segment of his film Meaning of Life and share his research related to aboriginal land claims and aboriginal youth.
The following is a press release from Teck.
Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TCK.A and TCK.B, NYSE: TCK) announced net earnings of $1.8 billion, or $3.42 per share, for 2009 and $411 million, or $0.70 per share, in the fourth quarter. Our operating profit before depreciation was approximately $3.7 billion for the year and $1.0 billion in the quarter.
It is hard to imagine that before the 1979 Soviet invasion, Afghanistan was a country where many ethnic groups and tribes lived in harmony with their neighbours. They had a subsistence economy and a central government. Unlike today there was no sign of extremist inspired suicide bombings or a heroin based economy.
Dear Boundary Citizens,
A workplace human rights complaint can cost an employer money, time and reputation. Small business employers, which are 43% of B.C. businesses, can be hit especially hard if the case goes to a B.C. Human Rights Tribunal hearing. Legal fees might reach $20,000 to $30,000.