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Brazil has flooded large swaths of the Amazon for hydro dams, despite opposition from Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists and others. The country gets 70 per cent of its electricity from hydropower. Brazil’s government had plans to expand development, opening half the Amazon basin to hydro...
Youth aged 14 to 18 from around the Columbia Basin are invited to apply to attend the Leadership Summit in Kimberley on May 4 to 6, 2018 where they will strengthen their abilities, learn about themselves and their communities, and have fun! “An event like this is an exciting way to connect...

Regional News

Highway 22 near Genelle was reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic briefly  this afternoon after a single-vehicle roll-over, according to Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Grant Tyson.

He said four firefighters from Genelle and three from Trail responded to a call that came in at 2 p.m.

He said the vehicle, an SUV, had three occupants, all of whom were treated for...

The city will be turning to one of the major culprits of climate change and asking them to help fund the costs associated with the environmental degradation it has caused.

A resolution will be brought forward to the Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments’ annual general meeting this year to request fossil fuel companies help fund the costs associated with climate change, and...

The number of doctors in Canada (per person) lags far behind other developed countries, and if current trends continue, Canada likely won’t close the gap in the coming years, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“Physicians play a crucial role in Canada’s health-care system, but compared to other...