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by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Monday Feb 17 2020

British Columbia’s provincial budget is balanced on a tightrope with no safety harness.

We will soon learn on budget day if Finance Minister Carole James is able to keep it from tumbling into a tub of red ink.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 13 2020

RCMP in the Columbia Valley are pleased to share that as a result of collaborative investigative efforts, combined with information received from the general public, a suspect has since been identified and arrested, in connection to Wednesday’s armed robbery.

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Thursday Feb 13 2020

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by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Despite coordinated efforts over the past week, a search for a missing snowmobiler south of Chetwynd has been scaled back.

Click here to view the original news release.

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

From previous release; on December 31, 2019, the BC Supreme Court granted the Coastal GasLink interlocutory injunction order against persons who interfere with the Coastal GasLink project in and around the Morice River Bridge or the area accessed by the Morice West Forest Service

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 10 2020

A pilot from Merritt suffered serious injuries after a plane crash at the local airport Sunday.

RCMP said in a media release officers were led to the airport following a missing person report. When police arrived, early Monday morning, they discovered a plane wreck on the runway of the Merritt Airport.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 06 2020

In a move to bring the vehicle insurance under control, the BC Government announced Thursday it is transforming Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) by removing lawyers and legal costs from the system to reduce rates and substantially increase care benefits, making public auto insurance work for British Columbians again.

by Castlegar Source on Thursday Feb 06 2020

In a press release issued today, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a forum to be held in response to the coronavirus outbreak.

“WHO is convening a global research and innovation forum to mobilize international action in response to the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV),” the release began, and reads as follows:

by Castlegar Source on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Two people have died after an MVI near Barriere, according to RCMP Cpl. Mike Halskov.

On Feb. 5 at approximately 12:10 p.m., Barriere RCMP, Clearwater RCMP, and Emergency Services responded to a fatal collision in the Darfield area on Hwy 5, north of Barriere,” Halskov said in a press release.

by John Horgan on Thursday Jan 30 2020

There was a time, not long ago, when the idea of what counted as “women’s work” was much more limited than it is today.

When I heard about a young machinist from Delta, B.C. named Chelsea, I wanted to learn more about her path into the trades.