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Parliament begins its fall session this coming week and I have just returned from a week of meetings in Ottawa to discuss how that sitting will look—both in terms of how we will meet and the policies the government may bring forward in the Speech from the Throne on Wednesday. Throughout the...
Voters and potential candidates – this is for everyone. Candidates who were nominated for the by-election that was scheduled for earlier in the year, which was cancelled by the Provincial government with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, will need to be nominated again to stand for...

Regional News

The legacy of a trailblazing craft historian who helped shape the field in Canada will live on through the Dr. Sandra Alfoldy Memorial Scholarship that aims to assist Selkirk College students studying in Kootenay Studio Arts programs.

Raised in Creston, Alfoldy was the first person to earn a PhD in Craft History from a Canadian university and co-founded the prestigious Nova Scotia...

After having an employee confirmed to have Covid-19, Teck Trail is reassuring their employees and the larger community that they are working very hard to stop the spread of the virus, and are taking many precautions during this pandemic. They issued the following statement on Sept. 18:

The global health crisis posed by COVID-19 is unlike anything previously faced by companies, families...

The BC government released its much anticipated old growth forests report recently, and cautious optimism best describes the reaction to its recommendations from its independent panel.

On the plus side, Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, acknowledges that old growth forest management needs to change.

However, he also...

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

The past seven months reflect some of most turbulent times our country has seen, so if you are feeling anxious and confused, I understand.

The COVID-19 picture today is much clearer than it was when B.C. declared its first case on Jan. 28, 2020. That solid plan we all craved then has come into place and...

More than 200 B.C. firefighters and related personnel are heading to the U.S. to help battle extreme fire activity in Oregon.

“Over 800 BC Wildfire Service personnel volunteered to go into someone else’s community and to someone else’s fire to do what they can to make sure people are safe,” said Premier John Horgan. “That is just extraordinary, and it speaks volumes about our compassion...