Vancouver Whitecaps FC recently announced that Reynold Stewart has been appointed as associate head coach of the Kootenays Academy in Nelson supporting current Kootenay associate Head Coaches Sam Heap and Drissa Bouare and Whitecaps Academy Centre Associate Head Coach Brett Adams.
A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the courtyard of Nelson City Hall as part of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada.
The Commemorative Candlelight vigil and shoe memorial is hosted by the Nelson Violence against Women in Relationships Committee.
A provincial freeze on electrical rates has allowed the city to smooth the annual spikes and bumps for its own utility, easing into one of the lowest proposed increases in several years.
Precipitation dominated the month of November in the West Kootenay said Jesse Ellis Fire Weather Forecaster for the Southeast Fire Centre in the monthly synopsis.
Ellis said November started with a large accumulation of snow before mild Pacific flow took over to dominate the month with above-average temperatures and rain.
The Selkirk College Saints skate into the holiday break with visions of a 2018 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) championship dancing in their heads, but there’s still plenty of work to be done once the players return in early-January.
Ever since Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced plans to de-criminalize marijuana, there's been a buzz around the country - pardon the pun - about safety concerns surrounding the announcement. Enforcement is a key prong of safety, and roadside testing is one of the most critical challenges facing police services nationwide.
The regional district has come to the aid of the Sinixt people as they continue to battle to avoid the “extinction” label the federal government has placed on them in Canada.
British Columbia is expected to outperform Canada with strong, stable economic growth this year, Finance Minister Carole James said, following an annual meeting with the Economic Forecast Council.
“I’m proud that the members of the Economic Forecast Council have affirmed B.C.’s position as an economic leader in Canada,” James said.
Students in Selkirk College’s Carpentry Foundation Program are earning an assist with an outdoor rink project that will bring a fittingly Canadian recreational outlet to residents in the Blewett region.
The revelations of the Paradise Papers, the earlier Panama Papers and numerous articles in the western mainstream and alternative media demonstrate just one dimension, tax evasion, of an increasingly obvious truth: global corporations have become the greatest threat to the planet.