Canadian climate change opinion is polarized, and research shows the divide is widening.The greatest predictor of people’s outlook is political affiliation. This means people’s climate change perceptions are being increasingly driven by divisive political agendas rather than science and concern for our collective welfare.
The Kootenays received a major contribution to support habitat conservation in the Selkirk Mountain Range between Nelson and Creston following a major announcement Wednesday in Victoria.
The city is set for a mini building boom according to the mayor elect.
Brian Taylor told a packed council chambers at the inaugural meeting of the new council on Nov. 5 that Grand Forks will likely be gripped in a mini boom as a result of at least three building projects slated to happen next year.
A record number of Community Christmas Hampers are expected to go out this holiday season and with that the need for more donations.
The A Book Under Every Tree program, hosted by the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) Boundary office, will begin collecting donations of new and gently used children’s books this week (November 12).
By Ben Parfitt, from The Narwhal
When a public regulator repeatedly makes major decisions that favour corporate interests — quietly and behind closed doors — we have a problem.
British Columbia’s Environmental Assessment Office bills itself as a “neutral” provincial agency.
To The Editor:
As pointed out by Dermod Travis of Integrity BC, there’s been lot written recently, both for and against proportional representation. For those having trouble deciding how to vote, try the link provided at the bottom of this piece.
Weather was the primary factor in two multi-vehicle MVIs this morning, according to RCMP Cpl. Brett Turner.
First was the “schmozzle” called in at 10:15 a.m. involving nine vehicles on Hwy 3 west just before 14 Avenue.
Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio said there were actually two groups of vehicles involved in this.
The Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation (HCTF) and the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FESBC) recently announced the renewal of their partnership to support wildlife habitat projects in BC.
To meet shared conservation objectives, FESBC has committed $3 million toward conservation projects to be awarded and administered by HCTF.
The sound of whirring tablesaws and smell of fresh cut wood has taken centre stage at Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus with the opening of its new carpentry shop.
As part of the ongoing $23 million renewal of the Nelson-based campus, the 4,500 square foot stand alone shop space replaces the old 3,100 square foot location where learners previously honed their skills.