On February 11, the Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians held a public forum on CETA, the latest trade agreement that the Canadian Government is negotiating with the European Union at Nelson United Church. Guest speakers were Peter Julian, the NDP International Trade Critic along with Alex Atamanenko, our local MP. A three part video of the event is now available, with part one posted to this story.
I've called oatmeal a lot of things in my life, but "yummy" wasn't one of them, until the last year or so. Maybe I'm just slow to jump aboard this train, but as far as I was concerned, things like oatmeal (or at least what I thought was oatmeal) fell into the "thanks but I'd rather go hungry" category.
Fire took the one of the oldest hotels in the Boundary region last night in Beaverdell. Witnesses say that the fire was noticed at about 2 a.m. and the intense heat took the building quickly.
Although there is speculation flying around the small community, the cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Local residents in the north end of town experienced a loss of power during the blaze.
This ongoing feature will attempt to track the statements of A) candidates from the Southern Interior and B) leaders of the four main federal parties throughout this campaign and evaluate them in terms of the quality of their rhetoric.
Technology is ever changing at a speed we can barely keep up with. For most of us, the idea of a stationary office no longer exists; it now travels with us in the form of a blackberry and the norm in communication has become a device you carry on your hip.
We stay connected, but at what price and who pays?
By The Nelson Daily Sports
The Castlegar Rebels came close, but not close enough to knocking off the Osoyoos Coyotes.
The Desert Dogs scored a pair of one-goal wins on home ice to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Kootenay International Junior Hockey Final.
Corey Allen’s goal early in the third period proved to be the winner as the Coyotes edge the Kootenay Conference Champs 3-2 Sunday in the South Okanagan City.
Castlegar Council met in an emergency meeting today to approve a special donation to the Canadian Red Cross Society for Japan aid relief in recognition of Castlegar’s sister city Embetsu in Japan. Council approved a motion to send a dollar for every man, woman and child in Castlegar to the relief program.
The Scotiabank MS Walk is the largest fundraiser of the year for the West Kootenay Chapter of the MS Society. The Chapter, now in its 11th year, relies on donations and fundraising to provide services and programs to people living with MS and their families throughout the West Kootenay & Boundary. They are also an invaluable resource for caregivers and service providers.