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Pipeline politics have been in the news a lot over the past couple of weeks, as British Columbia and Alberta square off over Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain expansion project.  Both provincial governments are doing exactly what they promised to do when elected, so their positions are not...

Road crews are busy performing some rock work west of Grand Forks.

Drive BC said the work of removing rocks jutting out at various sections along Highway 3 to improve safety and visibility, is being done 10.5 kilometers...

Regional News

Although the street outreach program has reduced the pressure on the city’s emergency services it has not had the desired effect on the negative perception of Nelson’s street culture, says the executive director of Nelson Community Services.

On the eve of the upcoming open house happening next week regarding the Balfour Ferry Terminal, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) said the existing location remains the best viable option for the project to move forward.

 

British Columbia’s NDP government should be commended for tabling a balanced budget today, but it has failed to address significant economic headwinds looming on the province’s horizon—like too many other governments in Canada, according to the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“This budget ignores the elephant...