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by Contributor on Friday Nov 23 2018

The voting period for the 2018 Referendum on Electoral Reform has been extended. Elections BC will now accept completed voting packages until 4:30 p.m. on December 7, 2018. 

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 22 2018

Pass the Caesar Salad? Only if it’s made with Green Lettuce.

That’s what facing consumers and restaurateurs alike after E.coli was confirmed in romaine lettuce Canada and the United States earlier this week.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 20 2018

Children and youth from across Canada are gathering in Toronto on November 20 for the National Child Day Forum, a day of discussions on the urgent need to invest in Canada’s youngest citizens, culminating with the final release of the Canadian Children’s Charter.

by Contributor on Friday Nov 09 2018

The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.

To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 06 2018

The British Columbia government is lowering speed limits on 15 sections of highway in the province to keep people safer and reduce the chance of speed-related collisions.

by Dermod Travis on Sunday Nov 04 2018

Having survived two referendums in Quebec – the 1992 Charlottetown Accord and the 1995 referendum on independence – I feel I might have a few experiences to share and some kindly advice to offer.

On the first front, referendum campaigns are rarely fun affairs, which flows to the second part, time to dial it down.

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 31 2018

Increased penalties will come into effect (Thursday) November 1, 2018, for drivers who put people at risk through excessive speeding, impaired driving, distracted driving and other violations said the Provincial Government in a media release.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 30 2018

Police have made an arrest in horrific home invasion of a terminally ill cancer paitent in Sicamous.

In a media release, RCMP said police in Nanaimo arrested a 37 year-old man Tuesday (October 30) in relation to a series of charges originating from the BC Interior City.

by Contributor on Monday Oct 29 2018

Beekeepers around the province have another opportunity to apply for BeeBC funding to help with projects in their communities to support the health of bees in British Columbia.

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