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by Boundary Sentinel on Sunday Jun 11 2017

Grand Forks RCMP is once again reminding the public the fraudsters are everywhere, trying to steal people’s hard-earn cash with money scams.

RCMP said the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) continues to receive reports associated to tax scams targeting Canadians by email and phone.

Tax scams can involve two variations:

The CAFC says the first involves fraudsters calling...

by Community Futures on Sunday Jun 11 2017

Sometimes it doesn’t take much to kick-start a business or help it grow.

According to a study by Intuit Canada, more than half of all small businesses in Canada get off the ground for less than $5,000 and that number is even higher (77 per cent) for sole proprietors. But that $5,000 can be difficult to borrow if you’re just starting out, have little or no credit history, and/or no...

by Letters to the editor on Sunday Jun 11 2017

To The Editor:

Most of us don’t realize how valuable our car keys are until we lose them. With remote starters and built-in unlock systems, keys are not as simple or cheap as they used to be, with many owners paying hundreds of dollars in replacement fees.   

But for more than 70 years, The War Amps Key Tag Service has been helping Canadians avoid these...

by David Suzuki on Friday Jun 09 2017

Do you remember Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak? It turns out wizards aren’t the only ones who can vanish from sight with a special coat. Marine researchers have discovered shrimp-like crustaceans called hyperiids that can hide in the open using internal nanotechnology to cloak themselves in invisibility. That’s just one among many fascinating discoveries to celebrate on World Oceans Day,...

by Rossland Telegraph on Friday Jun 09 2017

The Broadbent Institute and the Fraser Institute come up with different figures when analyzing the "tax burden" of Canadians.  There's a report produced by statistitian Richard Shillington and economist Robin Shaban for the Broadbent Institute that explains the differences: "...

by CBT on Friday Jun 09 2017

Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield thrives in change. He became an astronaut in 1992 and went on to become the first Canadian to walk in space, operate the Canadarm in orbit and command the International Space Station. He has since become a bestselling author and sought-after public speaker, sharing his experiences about managing complexity and change.

Which makes him a perfect...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Roller derby returns to Trail with a fierce west-versus-east showdown this Saturday (June 10) at the Cominco Arena.

The action hits the track at 6 p.m. (doors at 5 p.m.) when the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) hosts the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley in the West + East Roller Derby Bout.

“This is the second time these two teams have come together to battle it out,”...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

For a person's body to function properly, it’s important that cells and organs are provided the necessary water. Water is also beneficial to lubricate joints and regulate body temperature as well as assist the passage of food through the intestines.

Which is why it’s important to have clean drinking water systems.

Wednesday, Interior Health released a comprehensive report...

by Kirsten Hildebrand on Tuesday Jun 06 2017

Selkirk College’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program has brought a world of cultural experiences to one alumna who’s chosen to build a career at home in the West Kootenay.

Emily Kandborg teaches English to speakers of other languages with the Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy, a non-profit organization providing literacy programs for children, families,...

by Timothy Schafer on Tuesday Jun 06 2017

A new flood plain report delivered to the city recently is expected to lay the groundwork for the stemming of the tide of swollen spring floodwaters that have annually threatened large areas of Grand Forks.

The Grand Forks Floodplain Risk Management and Protection Project conducted by Urban Systems and delivered to city council last week contained 32 pages of flood-related...

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