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by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 15 2019

A recent Stats Canada survey said men are more likely to consume cannabis that females.

The National Cannabis Survey, released Thursday, shows 16 per cent of Canadians over the age of 15 years reported using pot in April, May or June.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Investigators in Nanaimo are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man they believe has information relating to an ongoing murder investigation.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 12 2019

The Manitoba Medical Examiner has completed the autopsies and confirmed that the two deceased men located in Manitoba on Aug. 7, 2019 were Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, according to Dawn Roberts, Director in Charge, BC RCMP Communication.

She said their next of kin have been notified and they have been offered support.

by John Horgan on Sunday Aug 11 2019

On my trip to the Okanagan in June, I stopped by Mariposa Farms fruit stand to buy some cherries. The owner, Kulwinder, has been farming in the Similkameen Valley since 1987. Every box of B.C. cherries or bag of locally grown apples she sells helps support her family and the families of her employees.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 08 2019

The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to be more careful with fire use to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires, which divert valuable firefighting resources away from naturally occurring wildfires.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 06 2019

RCMP in Manitoba made a signifcant announcement Wednesday regarding the search for wanted fugitives Kam Mcleod and Bryer Schmelgsky:

Over the last two weeks, our officers have worked tirelessly to find the suspects wanted in connection to the homicides in British Columbia.

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 06 2019

On Aug. 4 at approximately 9:30 a.m. the Fort St John RCMP were made aware of an attempted abduction of road flagger, according to RCMP Cpl. Chris Manseau.

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 01 2019

BC’s Ombudsperson is monitoring the Ministry of Education’s response to the province-wide grade 12 exam tabulation error affecting students and families across the BC.

by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 30 2019

During the summer, many Canadians long to experience the great outdoors but research shows fewer of us are doing so these days.  A recent survey commissioned by the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) found that 87 per cent of respondents felt happier, healthier and more productive when connected to nature.

by Union of BC Indian Chiefs on Monday Jul 29 2019

Dated:  July 29, 2019: 

For over two decades the Tsilhqot’in have battled to keep Taseko Mines Ltd. (TML) from destroying Teẑtan Biny and Yanah Biny with TML’s plan to create an open pit mine on a place of profound cultural and spiritual significance. Both TML and TNG have filed injunctions in B.C. Supreme Court and are in court today and tomorrow.

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