On the occasion of Canada’s Agriculture Day, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is underscoring the importance of working with agricultural communities to help conserve lands and waters of high conservation value across the country.
The not-for-profit charitable organization has established relationships with farmers and ranchers in different parts of Canada to help maintain, and in...
This morning was kicked off with some angst and upset for Fruitvale Elementary School staff, administration, students and parents after a problem with the school's natural gas regulators forced the closure of the school.
School District 20 Superintendent Bill Ford said school administration had been in contact with Fortis over the issue for the past couple of weeks, as a gas odour would...
Science World’s Scientists and Innovators in the Schools (SIS) program gets kids excited about science and technology through school visits from local science professionals. To better serve communities in the Kootenay region, we are holding a communication training workshop in Castlegar, for science professionals interested in finding out more about this program. The workshop will take place...
Young people of Castlegar will have an opportunity to learn the skills they will need for tomorrow's in-demand occupations.
WorkBC's Find Your Fit tour will be making its next stop at the Stanley Humphries school, Feb. 16.
Consultant Sandi McCreight is gathering information from senior citizens in Rossland and other Lower Columbia communities, to find out what seniors need here that isn't already available. She has been circulating questionnaires that seniors can pick up and drop off at City Hall, or at Alpine Drug Mart.
What does democracy look like? Protest and Legitimacy
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The horror of the bombing of Hiroshima cannot be conveyed by mere figures. Sachi Komura Rummel has written a book about her life as a survivor of that atomic bomb strike, hoping to convince people that nuclear weapons must never be used. Her book, "Hiroshima: Memoirs of a Survivor" was first published in 2015.
Selkirk College’s Mir Centre for Peace Lecture series welcomes award winning alternative investigative journalist Amy Goodman to Castlegar this spring.
Goodman is the host of Democracy Now, an independent global news program. She’s authored six books and won numerous awards for her work including the Gandhi Peace Award for her contribution to the promotion of international...
After hundreds of thousands of women in different countries have so recently marched for social justice, for equal opportunities and fair treatment for women -- and everyone else -- it seems timely to publicize the initiative designed to encourage women and girls to learn to fly, or even to become astronauts, if they're interested.