In support of the January 25th Global Day of Action calling for No War on Iran, approximately 80 people who gathered at Castlegar United Church
urged all Federal party leaders to work to avoid a catastrophic war. They wrote:
Whereas the USA may launch a war on Iran;
Whereas such a war will involve Canada;
Whereas such a war could lead to a world nuclear war;
Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding the coronavirus in Ontario:
"We can confirm that a resident of Ontario is presumed positive for the novel coronavirus that arose late last year in Wuhan, China.
Fentanyl use by people who use drugs in B.C. has doubled since 2015, and two-thirds of people are aware they’ve taken it, finds new research from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).
Organizers of Make A Change Canada Nelson got more than they bargained for when a sellout crowd took to the Nelson and District Community Complex Arena Thursday night to watch the Montreal Canadiens alumni in action against the Kootenay Patricks.
Environment Canada has issued a Snowfall Warning for Highway 3, from Grand Forks to Creston, which includes the Kootenay Paas and Paulson Summit.
I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.
RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the remains of a person found 47 years ago.
Canada has major income tax loopholes that favour the wealthy, arguably cost the country (ergo all of us taxpayers who aren’t rich enough to qualify for them) billions of dollars overall, and make lesser-income people pay more than their fair share, while further enriching the already-rich.
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RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male suspect who is believed to be responsible for the theft of a package from the porch of a Castlegar home in mid-December.
Every high-income country with universal health care allows private medical insurance to cover some necessary health-care costs, except Canada, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
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