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by Alex Atamanenko on Wednesday Nov 10 2010

 Dear Minister Toews (Minister of Public Safety),

I have just received a disturbing account by a young woman from my riding regarding her experience at the G20 Summit in Toronto.
 

Enclosed please find her detailed explanation of her arrest.

 
It is important to state that I am not writing to discuss the Summit itself, but rather feel it is...
by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 10 2010

A motorcyclist was sent to hospital Nov. 5 after a collision at the intersection of Broadwater Road and the Robson Access Road.

Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew said police received a call about an accident at about 5:35 p.m.

“It appears that a truck was going to turn onto the Robson Access Road, and didn't see the motorcycle (which was going straight),” she said. “The...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Nov 10 2010

 Two 18-year-old suspects have been arrested and are facing charges after two residential break-and-enters in the city.

Castlegar RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew said the first break-and-enter, on Oct. 23 on Chickadee Lane, saw jewelery stolen, while the second, on Bridgeview Crescent on Nov. 7, saw several thousands of dollars in cash taken.
 
“Fingerprint evidence led...
by Mona Mattei on Tuesday Nov 09 2010
Parents of missing 24-year-old Australian Owen Rooney filed a complaint with Interior Health Authority questioning the adequacy of his care and the hospital’s risk management of the situation while RCMP continue their efforts to locate the man.
 
RCMP released video footage today to once again ask the public for help to find Rooney who has been missing for nearly...
by Anonymous on Monday Nov 08 2010

 Edison Peña, one of the 33 miners who had been trapped underground in the San José copper-gold mine in Copiapó,Chile, participated on Sunday in the 41st annual New York City Marathon. Peña had arrived at the city on Thursday, and had been invited by the New York Road Runners, organizers of the marathon.

Before the marathon began, Peña and Mayor of New York Michael Bloomberg saluted the...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Nov 08 2010

The Crime Prevention unit of the Trail RCMP have issued a warning today regarding an e-mail and phone fraud scam that has been taking place across Canada and in our own backyard in the Kootenays over the past week.

Police are urging citizens to use extra caution when receiving what appears to be either a phone call or e-mail from the Canada Revenue Agency. 

There have already...
by Kyra Hoggan on Saturday Nov 06 2010

 The official results are not yet in, but the preliminary ballots show such a resounding “no” vote that no other finale is a possibility in today's $25-million recreation referendum in Castlegar.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay posted the unoffical results on the district website Saturday night.
 
With just under 40-per-cent voter turn-out, the...
by Boundary Sentinel on Friday Nov 05 2010
The Ministry of Environment in collaboration with the Interior Health Authority has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Grand Forks, Christina Lake, Castlegar, Trail and Creston because of high concentrations of fine particulates which are expected to persist until Sunday.
 
Avoid strenuous outdoor activities. If you are experiencing difficulty in breathing...
by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Nov 03 2010

 A Nov.-1 9-1-1 call prompted yet another residential grow-op bust in Castlegar, as well as the arrest of two people and the seizure of 141 pot plants, bringing the total of grow-op plants seized in the area in the past week to over 1,000.

“The Castlegar Detachment responded to a 9-1-1 hang-up call in the 1900 block of Pass Creek Road,” said RCMP Cpl. Deb Postnikoff.  “It appears the...
by Anonymous on Wednesday Nov 03 2010

 Fifteen people were shot dead on Wednesday in the western Mexican state of Nayarit. The attack occurred in a car wash in the city of Tepic, and, according to the state attorney general, was the work of a drug cartel. All 15 killed were workers at the Gamboa car wash.

"The workers were all men; they were washing cars when the gunmen, probably members of organized crime, drove up in SUVs ...

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