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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

 

Calling all Pot Growers.

Kootenay cannabis producers have been invited to attend a free workshop on operational compliance, offered by Community Futures Central Kootenay (CFCK) and the Vancouver-based developers of the CertiCraft software system for craft growers.

The session is set for Friday, November 15th from 4-7 p.m. at the Prestige Hotel in Nelson and will offer a...

by Dick Cannings MP on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

I want to start by saying that it’s a great honour and privilege to be re-elected as the Member of Parliament for South Okanagan-West Kootenay.  I’ll continue to work hard to live up to the responsibility of that position.

It was a hard-fought campaign, and the landscape of Canadian politics has shifted somewhat.  We have a Liberal minority government that received only a third of the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 05 2019

Hunters and guide outfitters now are able to do more business online.

Guide outfitter reports, permit to accompany reports, royalty payments and guiding territory certificate transactions can be submitted through BC Hunting Online.

“These changes are an important step toward meeting our commitment to improve services for rural British Columbians,” said Doug Donaldson, Minister of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 03 2019

Cooler and drier was the overall assessment of weather in October said Jesse Ellis of the Southeast Fire Center Weather Forecaster in the monthly synopsis released Friday.

Ellis said a northwesterly or northerly flow aloft that dominated much of October helped bring cooler and drier than average conditions to the area.

“The month's peak temperature (17.4 degrees) that occurred...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Could this be the last time the clocks turn back one hour in BC to mark the end of Daylight Savings Time?

Thursday, on the eve of time change weekend, the first Sunday of November when most places fall back at 2 a.m., the BC Government introduced the interpretation amendment act to allow for a future move to permanent daylight saving time (DST) after 93% of British Columbian respondents...

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Oct 31 2019

River levels are set to rise up to almost four feet this Friday and Saturday, according to a release by BC Hydro. The level changes will be as follows:

·         At 7 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, the discharge rate will increase from approximately 453 cubic metres per second (16,000 cubic feet per second) to about 595 cubic metres per second (21,000 cubic feet per second)....

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 31 2019

The Province has introduced the interpretation amendment act to allow for a future move to permanent daylight saving time (DST) after 93% of British Columbian respondents indicated support for the change in a record-breaking public engagement.

“British Columbians have said loud and clear that they want to do away with the practice of changing our clocks twice a year and our government...

by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Oct 31 2019

Nelson’s airport isn’t flying away anywhere, says the Heritage city’s mayor, despite the city receiving and reviewing a report on the state and future of the facility that detailed several ‘challenges’ it faced.

John Dooley said the Norman Stibbs Airport on the city’s waterfront was the subject of the Nelson Airport Operations and Regulatory Review, a report commissioned by the...

by Contributor on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

There’s never been a better time to Fall Head Over Tails in Love. 

The BC SPCA is teaming up with Hill’s®Pet Nutrition on Saturday, Nov. 9 to offer its second annual province-wide adoption promotion.

During this one-day event, animals at each branch across the province will be able to go to a loving home at a reduced fee. Most of the animals in SPCA care, including dogs, cats,...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday Oct 30 2019
Politics.  Election campaigns.  Lies.  Is anyone else out there infuriated by how closely those three things are linked?  Why should politicians have some sort of 007-like “License to Lie”?  I say they shouldn’t.

In Canada, people are given some protection against false or misleading advertising.  There’s the...

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