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by Charles Jeanes on Monday, July 25, 2016 - 2:00pm

Nelson's Report on Homelessness

This column is narrowly focussed on a social problem in Nelson, but despite that, I am sure the issues are of interest to readers anywhere in Canada.

Nelson's Committee on Homelessness has released its eighth annual report...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 1:08pm

Rossland City Council Meeting,  July 18, 2016

Present:   Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Aaron Cosbey, Lloyd McLellan, Andrew Zwicker, John Greene, Marten Kruysse, and Andy Morel.

New Chief Financial Officer Elma Hamming...

by Sara Golling on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 12:44pm

Another bear story:

Recent News

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday, July 25, 2016 - 1:27pm

At about a quarter to six in the morning on July 25, a woman was riding her motorcyle west along Highway 3-B when a vehicle described in the police press release as "a small SUV" turned left in front of her at Old Waneta Road...

by Dr. Brenda Gill on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 3:45pm

Since raspberries, strawberries and zucchini are in season, I thought it would be a fresh change to give you some new ideas on using them. I made the berry cheesecake for a birthday last week and it was a hit! 

by Contributor on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 3:05pm

Please note:  the earlier press release on this matter incorrectly gave the date of the crash as July 7.  The date of the crash in question was July 14.

West Kootenay Traffic Services are continuing to...

by Contributor on Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:55am

Love watching cat videos?  How about having a cat of your very own to watch, instead?  Now, for a limited time only, you can get all the fun and cat cuddles for half the price, from the BC SPCA....

Regional News

by City of Trail on Monday, July 25, 2016 - 4:45pm

The building located at 1537 Bay Avenue* (near the corner of Helena Street and Bay Avenue) is scheduled for demolition by Impact Equipment Ltd. starting July 27.

The demolition process will take approximately two weeks and will...

by Contributor on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 8:40pm

The Province has strengthened regulations to ensure that hunters do not use flying drones to help them track wildlife, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Steve Thomson announced Friday.

The Province...

by Trail Champion on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 6:40pm

A dramatic smash-and-grab gun robbery at the Trail Canadian Tire early Thursday morning has no relationship to a seizure of guns in Merritt the following day, according to RCMP Cpl. Dan Moskaluk.

(For full coverage of Trail...

by Contributor on Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 6:11pm

Thanks to a report from a concerned citizen, the Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) has identified and commenced control efforts on an infestation of invasive fragrant water lily (Nymphaea odorata) in Champion ponds near...

Provincial & National

It's about time B.C. wineries catch a break in selling product

This new partnership will make it easier for customers in Canada’s two largest provinces to enjoy B.C. wine.

British Columbia’s new interprovincial trade agreement with Ontario and Quebec will cut red tape for B.C. wineries and increase market access for the world renowned wines produced throughout the province.

Building on the success of previous agreements with Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia, this new partnership will make it easier for customers in Canada’s two largest provinces to enjoy B.C. wine, while increasing consumer awareness of made-in-B.C. products across the country.

Let's clear up the confusion between dietitians and nutritionists

Fern Hubbard Registrar, College of Dietitians of British Columbia says only dietitians are uniquely and rigorously trained to provide nutrition care across the entire continuum of health – from staying healthy, getting better, living with illness or disability, to coping with end of life.

Dietitians and nutritionists both focus on diet and nutrition to improve wellness and address health conditions.  But, when trying to choose between a dietitian and a nutritionist, know that there are important differences in their qualifications, scope of expertise and legal requirements as practitioners.

The public may assume that dietitians and nutritionists are one and the same; but in British Columbia nutritionist is not a regulated health profession.

What does that mean?

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