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By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

The vast majority of B.C. public servants are fully vaccinated, providing the best defence for themselves and the British Columbians they serve.

More than 98% of people working for the provincial government have met the requirement under the proof of vaccination policy that came into effect on Nov. 22, 2021, and are partially or fully vaccinated.

By RDKB on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

A general overview of discussion items & major decisions from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary (RDKB) Board of Directors open regular meeting. The next board meeting is Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. on Zoom.

By Interior Health Authority on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

Interior Health will lift the COVID-19 regional medical health officer Gatherings and Events Order at midnight tonight.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

The vaccine has arrived in the school district for children aged five to 11, the Ministry of Education has announced.

COVID-19 vaccination is now authorized by Health Canada for children five and older. 

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Tuesday Nov 30 2021

Give someone a fish, you feed them for a day. Teach them to fish, you feed them for a lifetime.

Such was the message of Together Nelson in delivering the initial findings of the just completed community action strategy to reduce poverty in Nelson and area.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Monday Nov 29 2021

Although the number of people using the city’s library has dropped by 59 per cent due to the effects of the pandemic, the city-owned institution is asking for bump of five per cent more in its budget.

By Contributor on Saturday Nov 27 2021

As shoppers search for the perfect gift this holiday season, WeBC is making it easy to spend locally with a new virtual pop-up shop, 

By Province of British Columbia on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Local governments will have the opportunity to apply for the third round of the Province’s Poverty Reduction Planning and Action Program grants to help develop local strategies and solutions to address poverty.

By Bob Hall on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Accepting the challenge of complex problem solving through an intimate community partnership approach has propelled Selkirk College onto the national research and innovation stage.

By Timothy Schafer Local Journalism Initiative Reporter on Saturday Nov 27 2021

Cybercrime is on the increase in the Heritage city, according to the city’s top cop, and U.S.-style violence and confrontation might be on the way.

Donovan Fisher, the Nelson Police Department’s chief constable, said the NPD’s general investigations section (GIS) is more in demand lately as the level of cybercrime in Nelson has increased.