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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 11 2018

Two people have been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance following a traffic stop on Lakeside Drive Nelson Police said Wednesday in a media release.

Police said the arrests resulted following a report of suspicious activity in the area of 90 Lakeside Drive on CP Rail Property Monday (October 8) at approximately 9:21 p.m.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

Trail RCMP are asking for public assistance in locating a man who exposed himself to four children walking home from elementary school Tuesday.

By Contributor on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

New and amended regulations are now in place to support British Columbia’s legal cannabis regime and prioritize the health and safety of British Columbians.

This is another step in the work to prepare for the federal legalization of cannabis.

Updates are as follows:

Cannabis Licensing Regulation

By Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

Last week I became a grandfather for the first time.  Politicians are fond of talking about what kind of future we will leave our grandchildren, but I can now say that having a grandchild sharpens that perspective dramatically.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 10 2018

News that Environment and Climate Change Canada is considering “priority threat management” to assess endangered species is troubling. The method is often used to inform a “triage” approach in which some species are abandoned to focus resources on others ranked higher priority.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 09 2018

The BC SPCA has been coping with a massive intake of cats and kittens right across the province, including 111 cats surrendered to the BC SPCA’s South Okanagan Similkameen Branch in Penticton.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 09 2018

In a media release, the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) said construction of a new satellite fire hall in Rock Creek is now fully underway.

By Contributor on Tuesday Oct 09 2018

Customers who were forced from their homes by flood or fire will not be charged for energy used while not at home thanks to billing relief being provided by FortisBC. There were 2,623 gas and electric customers under evacuation order due to this year’s floods and wildfires and they will be receiving a bill credit that accounts for the energy they were charged while they were evacuated.

By Michael Jessen on Monday Oct 08 2018

“Today’s announcement by LNG Canada represents the single largest private sector investment in the history of Canada. I like that sentence so much I’m going to say it again – the single largest private sector investment in the history of Canada.”  – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, October 2, 2018

By Contributor on Monday Oct 08 2018

Organizers of the 3rd annual Healing Arts Symposium would like to invite the public to attend the event at the Yashodhara Ashram on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake.