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By Lone Sheep Publishing on Monday May 31 2021

Interior Health’s #journey2immunity campaign continues to accelerate a media release said Monday.

Interior Health said approximately 518,000 doses of vaccine have been administered and more are on the way as Interior Health continues to deliver immunization clinics throughout the region.

By Province of British Columbia on Monday May 31 2021

On Tuesday, June 1, 2021, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost, with the general minimum wage increasing to $15.20 an hour and the lower discriminatory minimum wage for liquor servers ending the province said Monday in the media release.

By RDKB on Monday May 31 2021

he Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has lowered its flags to half-mast at its Trail and Grand Forks offices in response to the 215 children whose remains were found by the Tk’emlúps te Secweìpemc at the former site of the Kamloops Indian Residential School.  

“The loss of any child is a terrible thing and every parent’s worst nightmare,” said Diane Langman, RDKB board chair.

By Contributor on Monday May 31 2021

By Michael Potestio, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

A detailed report is forthcoming on the discovery of human remains buried on the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, according to Tk’emlups te Secwépemc Chief Rosanne Casimir.

By Castlegar Source on Sunday May 30 2021

A Castlegar man was shot in the wee hours of Sunday morning, according to Castlegar RCMP NCOIC Sgt. Monty Taylor.

By Michael Jessen on Sunday May 30 2021

“If you want to keep the temperature low enough that civilisation will survive, you have to keep coal and oil and gas in the ground. That sounded radical a decade ago. Now it sounds like the law.” – Bill McKibben

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday May 28 2021

A group of logging activists staged a peaceful protest called a “Log Jam” Friday morning outside the Provincial Courthouse in Nelson.

By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday May 26 2021

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, has released the following statement regarding the deployment of BC Wildfire Service personnel to Manitoba:

“British Columbia has a long history of offering a helping hand to other provinces and countries when they need assistance fighting wildfires. We are pleased to do that again now.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday May 26 2021

Thirty-three years ago, NASA scientist James Hansen told a

By Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Wednesday May 26 2021

Thousands of non-domestic groundwater users across BC risk losing their historic water rights if they fail to apply for licences before a fast-approaching deadline, warn two former senior provincial government employees.