In a media release Thursday, Grand Forks City Council said a conference call regarding the 2nd Street and 19th Street developments was held with Selina Robinson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, several members of her senior staff and the CEO of BC Housing, Shayne Ramsay.
Air Canada’s announcement today that it will be cancelling flights from Cranbrook to Calgary may not be the bad news it seems at first blush.
For starters, councillor Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff pointed out that Air Canada’s decision was based on economic feasibility, but it appears West Jet will continue providing the Cranbrook/Calgary service.
There's a bit of a Swiss cheese – full of holes – feel to some of the defences put forward by clerk Craig James and sergeant-at-arms Gary Lenz to Speaker Darryl Plecas’s report that "accused the two of “flagrant overspending” including inappropriate expenses, lavish foreign trips, and questionable retirement and pay benefits."
BC Basketball Officials Association is calling an unsportsmanlike foul on cancer during its Pink Whistle Campaign.
During the first few weeks of February, fans watching local high school basketball games probably have noticed game officials using a Pink Whistle to make calls.
The annual campaign strives to raise funds for all cancers.
The Trail Smoke Eaters used a three-point night from Owen Ozar as well as coming from behind twice to help them to a 3-2 victory in overtime over the Penticton Vees on Wednesday night at the Trail Memorial Centre.
A smash-and-grab in the wee hours of Monday morning saw two Trail men arrested according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Micentowich.
He said the store’s alarm went off at 3:52 a.m. on Feb. 11, bringing police to the Shopper’s Drug Mart located at 1305 Cedar Ave. in Trail. P
A new book by author and photographer David Moskowitz documents the spectacular inland temperate rainforest shared by Canada and the U.S., in the hopes that the ‘caribou rainforest’ will become a household name like the Great Bear Rainforest or the Serengeti.
By Sara Cox, for The Narwhal
In a media release Wednesday (February 13), the Independent Investigations Office (IIO) of B.C. said investigators have been sent to the Bonnington area, approximately 18 kilometers west of Nelson following an overnight shooting.
The IIO said shortly before 2 a.m. Wednesday, there was an officer-involved shooting in Bonnington.
Summer 2018 was Sweden’s hottest since record-keeping began more than 260 years ago — marked by drought, wildfires and extremely low reservoir levels. That was too much for 15-year-old Greta Thunberg. She heard politicians talking about climate change but didn’t see them doing enough about it.
The seeds have been planted for a triad of recreational cannabis shops to begin operation in Nelson.
City council recently approved three out of four applications for licences at its regular meeting through a “lottery” vote, the criteria and scoring of which had been detailed by the previous city council in 2018.
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