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by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Jul 20 2011

Ever actually stopped at one of those “Information areas” along the highways in the region? You know the ones I mean. The ones featured at highway pull outs, coated with outdated ads and feature a surprisingly square, seemingly scale-less, essentially useless series of connect-the-dot lines between community names?

If you’ve ever wondered if anyone has found them useful, wonder no more....

by Alex Atamanenko MP on Saturday Jul 09 2011

 BC Southern Interior MP Alex Atamanenko is outraged at the proposed United States (US) tax crackdown recently announced by the American government. 

By law, all individuals holding US citizenship are required to file annual income tax returns with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In addition, the new US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) obliges Canadian financial...
by Contributor on Monday Jun 27 2011

The Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and Teck Resources Limited (Teck) announced today they are joining hands in a new partnership to develop and sustain zinc treatment programs to help save children's lives.

"Partnerships are crucial in effective international development. CIDA is proud to have a long standing partnership with the Micronutrient Initiative," said Minister Oda. "Our...

by Contributor on Tuesday Jun 14 2011

The US online advertising market is poised for rapid growth this year, with spending expected to exceed $31 billion, according to a new forecast by eMarketer.

The firm estimates online advertising spending in the US will grow 20.2% to $31.3 billion in 2011, up from $26 billion in 2010, when the market grew...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday Jun 08 2011

 Bring on the local food. Be it striped peppers, purple tomatoes or a squash variety you’ve never heard of before, the Rossland REAL Food Mountain Market is gearing up once again to deliver local treats of all sorts to the Mountain Kingdom.

 

Building on their success last year with the move from Saturday mornings to Thursday afternoons the market is looking to continue to expand...

by Contributor on Thursday Jun 02 2011
Hosted by the Rossland Chamber of Commerce and the City of Rossland’s, Sustainability Commission’s Economic Development Task Force, Sandy Santori of the Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCI) presented to a crowd of 35 people at the Prestige Inn on Thursday, May 26th. The purpose of the evening was to introduce Rosslanders to the LCI, share information on current initiatives, hear...
by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 01 2011

Teck Resources Limited announced today that Mike Martin will retire from his role as General Manager Trail Operations. Mr. Martin will transition from his General Manager role beginning July 1, 2011.

"Mike is retiring 39 years to the day that he joined Teck," said Don Lindsay, President and CEO. "Mike is a highly respected operator who has led our Trail Operations through...

by Anonymous on Tuesday May 31 2011

The Bank of Canada has held its interest rate at one per cent — impacting rates banks offer to businesses and consumers for borrowing and saving.

"The global economic recovery is proceeding broadly as expected," the bank said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday.

Statistics Canada said there was a 3.9 per cent expansion in the Canadian...

by Andrew Zwicker on Wednesday May 25 2011
Right now, Tourism Rossland is in the rare but enviable position of having a chunk of money --and having  to decide how to spend it. With an anticipated $25,000 a year in revenue as part of the Province’s Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) expected to come in and the previous five year plan now expiring, Tourism Rossland has been reaching out to stakeholders for advice.
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by Michael Wirischagin on Sunday May 22 2011
Postal service to the Grand Forks area will not be disrupted on May 26 as the Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) continues to work to resolve their contract dispute with Canada Post.
 
Grand Forks CUPW local 746 President Jessica Wirischagin told the Sentinel that May 25 was the earliest they could go on strike, but a last minute offer by the union is now on the...

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