The public will soon get a say in how they feel about a medical marihuana production facility on the surplus airport lands, after council voted unanimously to move forward with the public hearing process.
Letting them continue to smoke will both shorten their life and put a costly burden on both our economy and our health care system.
You’ll likely spend 13 less years with that person you love.
A new report from the Conference Board of Canada says approximately 45,500 deaths were attributable to smoking in Canada in 2012, including nearly 1,000 deaths from exposure to second-hand smoke. This figure is up from the more than 37,000 deaths attributable to smoking a decade ago.
Castlegar CIBC employees are receiving kudos from the Fire Chief after their management of the aftermath of a single-vehicle crash.
According to Fire Chief Sam Lattanzio, the call came in at 1:52 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.
“A customer of CIBC inadvertently hit his gas pedal, accelerating instead of braking,” Lattanzio said. “He hit the metal parking poles beside the branch hard enough to deploy his airbags and badly damage his car.”
The posts were also damaged and bent.
The BC SPCA said in a media release Monday they are urging British Columbians to speak out against grizzly bear hunting across the province.
BC SPCA said the public has until November 2 to provide input to the B.C. government on two policy documents outlining proposed changes to the grizzly bear hunt.
The recent bout of cooler weather is the early warning that winter is well on its way — and with winter comes flu season.
With is why Interior Health is that a good way to stay healthy, prevent illness and potentially save livesin one easy step – by getting your annual flu shot.
Interior Health advises that the flu shot is a safe and effective way to help protect the public, especially children, pregnant women, seniors, people with chronic illnesses, and others who are most at risk from influenza and its complications.
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The face of Nelson business landscape is changing after Hawthorne Gardening Company, based in New York, New York, purchased Can-Filters.
The purchase was announced in a media release Wednesday by Can-Filters co-owner Dennis Langlois.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We’re extremely excited to be part of the Hawthorne team,” said co-owner Anne Leclerc. “We look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead for the Can-Filters business, our employees, our customers and all those with whom we do business.”
A recent proposal by Greyhound Canada to cut bus services on a route that serves the Heritage city has city council turning to the community to petition the provincial transportation board.
City council passed a motion Tuesday night during its regular meeting to send a letter to the Passenger Transportation Board (PTB) — an independent tribunal in B.C. established under the Passenger Transportation Act —requesting they decline Greyhound Canada’s application to reduce service on the route that services Nelson.
Sears Canada dropped a bombshell on its employees Tuesday with the announcement that the beleaguered retail chain is applying to Ontario’s Supreme Court of Justice to liquidate its remaining stores and assets.
In a news release, the company arrived at its decision to liquidate after “exhaustive efforts” found no interested buyer wanting to continue Sears Canada as a viable business.