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by Contributor on Tuesday Jul 10 2018

Our old first-past-the-post voting system isn’t fair. It doesn’t work to support democracy. It works for political insiders. Those insiders know how to use the system to get elected without having support from the majority of all voters.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jul 09 2018

In a media release Monday, Greyhound Canada has taken the difficult decision to downsize its operations, halting both passenger and freight, effective October 31, 2018, in the provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Greyhound Canada said in British Columbia, all routes will cease except for Vancouver to Seattle, which is operated by Greyhound Lines, Inc. (USA) and BoltBus.

by Contributor on Sunday Jul 08 2018

As summer approaches and people look for things to do over the coming weeks, the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is offering fun ideas that help out nature.

Our individual actions can have big impacts and NCC has launched its second annual cross-country Small Acts of Conservation challenge.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Jul 06 2018

Move over Quebec, the mantle has been passed.

With last week's release of Dirty Money, the report on money laundering in B.C. casinos by former RCMP deputy commissioner Peter German, the province that Maclean's Magazine once called the most corrupt in Canada now finds itself an also ran to B.C.

by Contributor on Wednesday Jul 04 2018

Squamish RCMP said in a media release Wednesday that three bodies have now been recovered following an accident at the top of Shannon Falls.

by Rossland Telegraph on Tuesday Jul 03 2018

A BC voter has begun the next stage of an initiative petition process seeking to have the BC government cancel the Site C dam project; see this May 3 article first announcing the petition. The petition sheets were issued on July 3, so the proponent has 90 days to collect signatures.

by The Fraser Institute on Thursday Jun 28 2018

A recent Supreme Court ruling will limit the cross-country flow of beer — and other goods and services — for Canadians this Canada Day long weekend and beyond, confirms a report released Thursday by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian policy think-tank.

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Monday Jun 25 2018

The British Columbia Investment Management Corporation is a little-known financial institution. However, its actions are vital to BC’s and Canada’s ability — or inability — to address the climate change crisis, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Corporate Mapping Project report.

by Dermod Travis on Friday Jun 22 2018

Ever sense that you've been listening to one, or more, of these rants again and again over the past few years?

"It's foreign buyers. No, it's not. Show me your proof. The CMHC said so. No, they didn't. They said there wasn't sufficient data to form a conclusion."

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Jun 21 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday that recreational marijuana will become legal in Canada on October 17.

The announcement by the Prime Minister came during question period. Trudeau said the delay to the fall date was due to provinces wanting more time to implement the legalization.

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