By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily
An injunction to prevent the Sinixt Nation from protesting logging on Perry Ridge in the Slocan Valley has been denied by the B.C. Supreme Court in Vancouver late Friday.
Kaslo’s Sunshine Logging appeared before the court Nov. 5 on “a short leave injunction application to have the blockage removed,” while the Sinixt appeared with counsel in Vancouver to resist the application.
“Like others, the Green Party of BC was surprised by the timing of Gordon Campbell’s announcement that he is stepping down and has asked the BC Liberals to hold a leadership convention as soon as possible,” said Jane Sterk, leader of the Green Party of BC. “We thought he would wait around until after the HST referendum so that the next leader had some hope of recovering any level of support for the BC Liberal party.
Proposition 19 was defeated with 53.9 per cent of California voters voting ‘No.’
The Regulate, Control and Tax Cannabis Act was a statewide ballot in California Tuesday night.
If passed, it would have legalized various marijuana-related events that would have allowed municipal governments to impose and collect marijuana-related fees and taxes, and authorize various criminal and civil penalties.
Interior Health is being anything but vague in dispelling a rumour that Trail's critical care units are slated for closure.
Over the past four months members of the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment plain clothes general investigation section led a very resource-intensive investigation, dubbed Project E-PYLORUS, targeting drug trafficking at various events in communities within the West Kootenay/Boundary.
For years, I have often wondered why, in such ’tough economic times’, the very expensive Sea to Sky highway was not tolled. I’ve called for it, many of you have called for it, and last year, even Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson called for it as an avenue for revenue to solve Translinks money woes.