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by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 12:42pm

 World Rabies Day:  Sept 28, 2016

Bats and Other Wild Things -- and Rabies

by Dick Cannings MP on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:50am

On May 5th, the Parliamentary Budget Officer released a report titled, Federal Spending on Postsecondary Education. One of its findings was that Canadian college and university students come from disproportionately wealthy families—about 60% of students are from...

by Rossland Telegraph on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:17am

Well-known Rossland businessman Allan Davies is retiring.  Well, partially:  he's retiring from the garbage-pick-up portion of Davies Sales & Service Ltd. -- he'll still be available for BCCA service calls.  Unless he's gone fishing.  77-year-old  Davies...

Recent News

by Contributor on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 8:56pm

Are you in the eligible downtown area in Rossland?  Want to reap the business benefits of super high-speed fibre-optic Internet?  If you are one of the first ten businesses to sign up for one year of service from Internet...

by kathy moore on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 7:49pm

Hello Rosslanders!

Thank you to the nearly 100 locals who have shared and reacted to over 170 thoughts in Rossland City Council’s 2017 budget discussion. Thoughtexchange has now extended the...

by Contributor on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 6:00pm

Seven years ago, the board of the Rossland Public Library started what has come to be a well-loved annual event: Rossland Reads.

Taking its cue from CBC’s popular Canada Reads, Rossland Reads starts with...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 5:48pm

How much do you pay for BC Medical Services Plan (MSP)?  This year, if you're a single person who earned $21,900 (or so) last year ("adjusted net income"), you'll pay nothing  -- as long as you applied for...

Regional News

by Letters to the ... on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 8:00pm

To The Editor:

The Canadian public is faced with the most important political decision of our time. The Federal Government is know deciding on whether our not to change our voting system and is inviting...

by Contributor on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:43pm

Foxes, eagles and bears – oh my! These are just some of the stunning animals spotted in the BC SPCA’s eighth annual Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, which is only open for entries until Friday (September 30).

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:29am

Fernie Search and Rescue successfully removed an injured woman from the trail called Eric's Trip Saturday, September 24.

Search and Rescue officials were called to assist the injured mountain biker from the trail located...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 1:27pm

The City of Nelson has decided to try to recoup legal fees from former Constable Drew Turner.

"At the September 20th board meeting, the Nelson Police Board reached a decision to recover legal fees from former Officer Drew...

Provincial & National

Middle-class incomes up dramatically in Canada since 1970s

When properly measured, instead of stagnating, the median Canadian income increased dramatically by 52 per cent, from $25,771 per-family-member in 1976 to $39,200 in 2011.

Instead of stagnating economically, Canada’s middle class has actually seen its income increase by as much as 52 per cent since 1976, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

Sierra Club calls Petronas approval a betrayal of salmon and climate

Sierra Club calls Petronas approval a betrayal of salmon and climate

Sierra Club BC released the following statement from campaigns director Caitlyn Vernon in response to the announcement by the federal government that it has approved the Petronas fracked gas plant:
 
“Today is a terrible day for anyone who cares about salmon and the future of our climate.
 
The math is simple: we can’t keep expanding fossil fuel extraction and expect to pass on a livable world to our children and generations yet unborn.
 

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