On Feb. 27, the Selkirk College Board of Governors will vote on whether to once again increase tuition fee rates for the coming academic year. Students are reasonably agitated – the College has increased fees every year for over a decade. From 2008/09 to 2017/18, arts program tuition fees, on which average tuition fees are estimated, increased 19 percent at Selkirk College.
A new smartphone app is set to turn B.C. bystanders into potential life-savers when a sudden cardiac arrest occurs in a public place.
BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) launched the free PulsePoint application today throughout the province. It provides vital information in the case of cardiac arrest, where minutes count in reducing suffering and preventing death.
To The Editor:
Students at Selkirk College are calling for tuition fee rates to be frozen for next year.
A new economic development initiative has Castlegar and area residents completing an online survey outlining their priorities and needs in terms of retail and service businesses in our area.
In mid-January I attended the British Columbia Natural Resources Forum in Prince George. This is one of the biggest gatherings of resource companies, government leaders and nongovernment organizations in Canada, and is always a good place to hear the latest news from that sector.
The Village of New Denver and its surrounding residents may have been given a reprieve when Interior Health changed its decision to curtail emergency department hours at the Slocan Community Health Centre (SCHC).
Two passengers and a bus driver walked away from an MVI involving a BC Transit bus Saturday morning, according to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio.
Interior Health is asking the public to be extra vigilant if using drugs after BC Coroners Service Monday morning confirmed an additional two deaths in region that are also suspected drug overdoses.
We find ourselves on different sides
Of a line that nobody drew.
Though it all may be one in the higher eye
Down here where we live it is two.
I to my side call the meek and the mild
You to your side call the Word.
By virtue of suffering I claim to have won
By Bob Williams
There was a time when securing a good-paying forestry job in British Columbia was not just an option but an expectation for many.
This was a time when the provincial government took an active role in managing our public forests and overseeing the activities of private companies whose workers cut trees, milled wood and made pulp.
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