New Democrat Agriculture Critic Alex Atamanenko (BC southern Interior) has re-introduced a Private Members Bill that would effectively shut down the slaughtering of horses for human consumption in Canada.
“Since I first introduced this bill in the last Parliament, tens of thousands of Canadians have petitioned the government to legislate an end to this practice,” said Atamanenko. “I think it’s high time the government listened.”
Police are unable to interview either man involved in a single-vehicle collision Saturday morning near Nakusp, say police.
Const. Mark Macaulay of the Nakusp RCMP said the two men — including a 37-year-old man from Trail — remain in serious condition at Vancouver General Hospital.
“(We) are unable to interview either individual at this time due to the seriousness of their injuries,” he said.
A need to revitalize the downtown core was identified in 2010, keeping it active, vibrant and sustainable.
City council struck a select committee — Downtown Opportunities and Action Committee — to find solutions to the problems in the downtown core. In August, the City chose MMM Group Limited to develop the renewal plan for downtown Trail.
Called the Downtown Plan, the committee will release its detailed report to the community Monday night at the Memorial Centre (7 p.m.).
To The Editor;
"“Our Mission as educators is to encourage the physical, intellectual, creative, ethical, social and cultural growth in our students" states the mission statement of the Grand Forks Secondary School.
Sounds promising, but the current administration clearly prioritizes the physical aspect of education over literacy.
We are appalled that they have chosen to close the school library and turn its former home into a fitness centre, having the books and other resources hauled to the local landfill in the process.
Encompassing more than a century and covering the country from sea to sea, Nelson author Anne DeGrace’s new novel was an ambitious project.
DeGrace launches Flying with Amelia (McArthur & Co) at the Nelson Public Library on Friday, Oct. 7 at 7:30 pm.
Patients who took sleep tests in Kelowna between 2007 and 2011 may need to be re-tested or re-diagnosed, says Interior Health Authority (IHA) review released this week.
Seventeen black bears terrorizing campsites and RV parks at Christina Lake over the last couple of months have been killed.
“We ended up in a situation quite a few times where we had bears frequenting high concentrations of people – not being scared off, not respecting humans, getting into garbage,” said Insp. Aaron Canuel of the Ministry of Environment. “The public safety concern was so severe that we had no choice at that point in time but to humanely destroy them.”