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by Llora McTeer on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

On Saturday, October 19, 2019, cadets from 131 Kootenay Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps and 531 City of Trail Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron were invited to attend Exercise Sapper Crucible II, a Demolitions Exercise, with the 44th  Engineer Squadron in Trail, and other members of the 39th  Brigade from the Lower Mainland.

“One of the aims of the Canadian Cadet...

by The Conversation on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

By Dominic O'Sullivan  -- Associate Professor of Political Science, Charles Sturt University

The results of the recent Canadian election don’t reflect the will of the people, and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 30 2019

There may be some movement in the contract dispute between the two parties involved in the Kootenay Lake Ferry dispute after a representative from the BC Government and Service Employees Union said the employer, Western Pacific Marine has agreed to return to the bargaining table.

The union rep said, however, a date to return to bargaining hasn’t been confirmed yet.

This...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

Every year, in the days leading up to Nov. 11, the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the Poppy Campaign, along with thousands who volunteer across the county to raise funds in support of Veterans and their families. 

From the last Friday of October to Nov. 11, the Poppy is worn by millions of Canadians from coast to coast as a visual pledge to never forget those who sacrificed for our...

by City of Castlegar on Monday Oct 28 2019

The City of Castlegar is now generating electricity using solar panels on the rooftop of City Hall.

The new panels, which are visible when travelling along Columbia Avenue, generate 28 kW of electricity, save the City an estimated $2,600 a year, and reduce emissions. This project supports Castlegar’s Official Community Plan which includes improving...

by Contributor on Monday Oct 28 2019

With 2019 on track to be a record year for mushroom poisoning calls, the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) Drug and Poison Information Centre is urging British Columbians to use extreme caution when foraging or consuming wild mushrooms.

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by aeon on Monday Oct 28 2019

By Peter Forbes, for Aeon

A lazy buzz phrase – ‘Is this the new normal?’ – has been doing the rounds as extreme climate events have...

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Oct 28 2019

Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of gender equality groups and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 

The study provides an...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 25 2019

The Supreme Court of Canada said it will hear the case involving Sinixt First Nation, Rodney Cawston, the Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville, said in a media release Thursday.

Cawston said the court has granted leave to appeal in the Rick Desautel hunting case, in which three lower courts have held that Desautel, and by extension all sn̓ ʕay̓ckstx (Sinixt/Arrow Lakes)...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 24 2019

Fall is a busy season in the yard for home and business owners. After the lawn gets its last cut before winter, it will be time to put away spring and summer outdoor power equipment, like lawn mowers, leaf blowers, chain saws and trimmers.

And homeowners will need to get snow throwers, generators and other small engine equipment out and ready for winter use.

The ...

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