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By Province of British Columbia on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing 18 new cases, for a total of 3,008 cases in British Columbia.

By Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Transit ridership is down in a covid-19 infused world in Nelson but not nearly as drastic as most areas of the province, noted a BC Transit official.

Chelsea Mossey, government relations manager for BC Transit, said transit ridership in the Heritage city has dropped by 47 per cent compared to this time last year.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

Following years of planning, funding applications, feasibility studies and community engagement, the Nelson Innovation Centre, managed by KAST (Kootenay Association for Science & Technology), is set to open in the Chamber of Commerce building at the foot of Ba

By Contributor on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

On June 29 and 30, Canada and the United States met for the tenth round of Columbia River Treaty renegotiations. The negotiations were held by web-conference due to COVID-19. Unlike previous rounds, negotiators actually started debating specific proposals. According to press releases issued by both sides, Canada responded to an initial proposal from the U.S.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Jul 08 2020

By Ian Lowe, from  The Conversation

By Contributor on Tuesday Jul 07 2020

Rosslanders who adhere to COVID-19 safety guidelines can once again attend meetings of our City Council in person, starting with the July 13 meeting.  Here’s the City’s announcement:

By David Suzuki on Tuesday Jul 07 2020

After the 2008 stock and housing market crash plunged the U.S. and world into economic upheaval, governments came to the rescue, with trillions of dollars in corporate bailouts. Executives at the insurance firm AIG were so happy with their US$152-billion package (more than U.S.

By Dick Cannings MP on Monday Jul 06 2020

My role as Natural Resources critic for the NDP covers forestry, mining and energy—and the big issue these days in that trio is energy.  The pandemic has intensified calls for a national energy strategy that will direct federal investments to help us recover from the economic impacts of the crisis and put us on a good footing for the years to come.  While all aspects of the en

By Contributor on Monday Jul 06 2020


By Vivienne Hurley

The pandemic has become a catalyst for generative change and social resolution.  Among those hitting the reset button to find the right fit and a better work/life balance are Joyce Oostindie and Tanis Shippy of Seven Summits Centre for Learning. 

By Castlegar Source on Monday Jul 06 2020

Police have arrested three men allegedly caught looking to buy drugs, likely for trafficking purposes, according to Salmo RCMP detachment commander Cpl. Darryl Orr.