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by Contributor on Sunday Oct 03 2010
By: Jack Keating, The Province, PostMedia News
 
Kimberly Noyes, who killed her 12-year-old autistic neighbour because she thought the boy’s death would allow for the second coming of Christ, has been ordered held. The Review Board made the decision last week regarding Noyes, who at her B.C. Supreme Court trial in July was found not criminally responsible due to...
by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

 A 24-year-old Castlegar man arrested charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference, one count of possession of child pornography and one count of possession of a prohibited weapon (brass knuckles), has been arrested once again, this time for breaching the conditions of his release.

The man was arrested on Sept. 1 after the Castlegar RCMP detachment...
by ProPublica on Wednesday Sep 29 2010

One of five soldiers accused by the Army of involvement in the premeditated killings of Afghan civilians is scheduled to appear before a military judge today — on the same day ABC News ...

by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 28 2010

Selkirk College’s Standing Committee on Professional Excellence
(SCOPE) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009/2010 awards
for its faculty.

The purpose of the SCOPE awards is to recognize and promote both
long-term and innovative professional excellence. Faculty and staff are
nominated for the awards by students and peers.

“These...

by Global Voices on Monday Sep 27 2010

By Sonam Ongmo in Global Voices

Starting Monday, world leaders descended on New York to attend the annual General Assembly.

But shy of 5 years from the deadline of achieving the UN Millennium Development Goals it was sad to see countries still mired in differences and using the platform to make jabs at each other instead of talk about cooperation.

In that respect, it...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 23 2010
Contributions made by small to medium businesses positively affect the the economy of the Boundary area. In order to recognize all the contributions these businesses make to our region, Community Futures Boundary (CFB) is hosting an open house during small business week.
 
The annual Open House and Business Awards Ceremony will be held on Oct. 14, 2010...
by Boundary Sentinel on Thursday Sep 23 2010

Helping the Boundary communities thrive has always been the backbone that motivates the board of the Phoenix Foundation of the Boundary Communities, and this year has been no exception. At their annual general meeting, held on Sept. 8, the board renewed their commitment to continuing the important work of the foundation.

The foundation’s audited report indicated that their funds have...
by Michele Dean on Thursday Sep 23 2010
More and more consumers are choosing sustainable natural products for their homes, gardens and pets. It was once difficult to find such products, but we now have a number of Boundary area businesses that cater to increasing conscious consumption. Hornet Mountain Natural Products, headed by eco-entrepreneur Astrid Kihl, is a Grand Forks business that offers skin care products, make-up, and...
by Global Voices on Thursday Sep 23 2010

By Oiwon Lam

Chinese online public opinion has once again changed the course of an event, this time regarding a forced demolition and consequent self-immolation protest in Yihuang county, Jiangxi.

On September 10, the Zhong family were confronted by 40 local police officers and urban administrators seeking to carry out the forced demolition of their home to make room for...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 23 2010

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today condemned the shooting attack on two young Mexican journalists in the city of Ciudad Juárez in which photojournalist Luis Carlos Santiago was killed and his colleague Carlos Sanchez seriously wounded. The two Journalists worked for the local newspaper, the Diario de Juarez, which Santiago had joined only two weeks ago and where Sanchez...

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