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by Michael Jessen on Sunday Mar 07 2021

“Just, (screw) the whole fossil fuel industry. They need to be nationalized as we transition completely from fossil fuels to preserve what is left of a livable planet.” Peter Kalmus

The evidence is mounting in the courtroom of public judgment; a verdict could be delivered soon.

by Contributor on Friday Mar 05 2021

The BC SPCA Lottery for animals in need is back and bigger than ever. Buying a lottery ticket will help B.C.’s abused, neglected and injured animals and could potentially put thousands of extra dollars in your pocket! 

by David Suzuki on Friday Mar 05 2021

Last fall, the David Suzuki Foundation announced that I would be joining the team full-time this September as executive director.

I write you today with a deep sense of excitement, responsibility and alignment for taking up this work.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Mar 04 2021

RCMP said Emergency Response Team (ERT) was deployed in Kaslo Monday to deal with a distraught woman.

RCMP said the incident began Sunday, February 28, 2021 when officers were informed of using written communication alluding to potential future harm to individuals, such as lethal action and the taking of hostages.

by Interior Health Authority on Wednesday Mar 03 2021

In a media release Wednesday, Interior Health announced the awarding of a contract for 10 substance use treatment beds for youth to The Bridge Youth & Family Services Society in Kelowna.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Mar 02 2021

It took almost two years, but the Cottonwood Lake Preservation Society (CLPS) finally achieved its spirited, public campaign to raise $400,000 to purchase 49 hectares of mature forest situated directly above Cottonwood Lake.

by Contributor on Monday Mar 01 2021

Columbia Basin – Call for entry: registration is now open for artists/venues in the Columbia Basin to participate in the Columbia Basin Culture Tour (CBCT), a celebration of culture taking place August 7 & 8, 2021, from 10 am to 5 pm. Help us make the 13th anniversary tour the best yet!

by CBT on Monday Mar 01 2021

Columbia Basin Trust is providing $1.35 million to three new, large-scale projects that will improve ecosystems in the Elk Valley and Lower Columbia sub-regions, benefitting locally significant species including northern rubber boas, bull trout and Rocky Mountain elk among others, and their habitats.

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