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by Nature Conservancy of Canada on Thursday Feb 02 2023

During the recent UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) in Montreal, over 190 nations adopted a Global Biodiversity Framework.

Part of that agreement is to conserve at least 30 per cent of the world’s lands and waters by 2030. While it is not a legally binding agreement, people and communities want action. Here in Canada, the federal government has committed to this goal as a measure to...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023
The West Kootenay chapter of Bags of Love was started in June 2012. In 2018 the name was changed to West Kootenay Bags of Love Foundation and on January 27, 2020 we received charity status, enabling us to give receipts for donations over $100 in value and to apply for grants to assist us in purchasing supplies.
When Bags of Love initially started, we were primarily making bags...
by CBT on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Expressing opinions, developing ideas and planning to take action in their communities: these are some of the ways that youth will be inspired at the Basin Youth Network Leadership Summit, taking place in Kimberley from May 12 to 14, 2023. Youth aged 14 to 18 are invited to apply now to this unique, free opportunity, hosted by Columbia Basin Trust.

“This summit is an amazing opportunity...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

Share your beloved pet with the world by winning them a page in the BC SPCA’s 2024 Calendar. The Calendar Contest, presented by Hill’s Pet Nutrition, launches today with more prizes than ever and a limited time bonus.

“We can’t wait to see all the animals who have left paw prints on their guardians’ hearts,” says Alina Wilson, senior officer of digital giving for the BC SPCA. “When you...

by Trail Champion on Wednesday Feb 01 2023

On Saturday, Jan. 28, at 5:47 p.m. a frontline Trail and Greater RCMP was conducting a routine patrol in a marked vehicle when he located a collision that had just occurred between a bicyclist and vehicle in the 5800 block of Hwy 3B in Trail, according to RCMP NC/ioc Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.

"The officer discovered that a 60-year-old Trail man was riding his electric bicycle eastbound on...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Tuesday Jan 31 2023

Amanda Erickson, Community Action Team Facilitator for Nelson, Castlegar, Grand Forks, said the overdose crisis is a problem that in some form most likely has affected everyone in the province.

Monday’s drug decriminalization pilot project announced by the BC Government, that takes affect Tuesday, January 31, 2023, will take a critical step to end the shame and stigma that prevents the...

by Province of British Columbia on Monday Jan 30 2023

Katrine Conroy, Minister Responsible for the Columbia River Treaty, has issued the following statement after the 15th round of Canada-U.S. negotiations toward a modernized Columbia River Treaty, which took place in Vancouver, B.C., on Jan. 25 and 26, 2023:

"Last week, Canada and the U.S. came together again for discussions to modernize the Columbia River Treaty. Flood-risk management,...

by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Jan 30 2023

On a sunny day in Nelson, family, friends, and first-responders colleagues gathered at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club celebrate the life of Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet.

Const. Nolet died at Kelowna General Hospital ICU after being critically injured following an avalanche Monday, January 9, in the mountains near Goat Range Provincial Park, northwest of Kaslo.

Const. Nolet...

by Lone Sheep Publishing on Saturday Jan 28 2023

Baby, it’s about to get very cold outside.

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for much of BC as a cold spell is forecasted for most of the province.

“Arctic air will spread throughout BC (Saturday) bringing a major shift in temperature from our mild January,” the Environment Canada statement said.

“Temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees colder than...

by Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Jan 28 2023

The City of Nelson announced that a private Celebration of Life service is planned for Nelson Police Constable Mathieu Nolet on Monday, January 30 at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The City of Nelson media release said that the service is for invited guests only and not open to the general public.



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