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by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Nov 08 2017
Although the final word and figures on the pilot year of the Street Outreach project aren’t in until January, it has been qualified as a success to some and therefore worthy of funding for another year.

Representatives of the Street Culture Collaborative Working Group (SCCWG) spoke to city council recently and officially filed a request for a funding amount to help the project...

by RCAC on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

The Rossland Council for Arts and Culture is proud to once again present the annual Reel Youth Film Festival. The screening begins at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 18th at the Miners Hall.

The Reel Youth Film Festival pulls together an insightful, diverse, compelling and humorous collection of short films from across the globe – all made by youth. Chosen by a youth selection...

by rachael roussin on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

With winter nipping at our heels, the Rossland Society for Environmental Action (RSEA) is actively working on installing and wrapping up projects that monitor the current environment to help plan for future enhancement projects. An environmental assessment is currently taking place at King George Park , a Provincial Park near the Paterson Border Crossing, that includes...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

It seems odd that a major U.S. government climate report released November 3rd didn’t receive more media attention. But then, the main thing newsworthy about the Climate Science Special Report is that it was released at all, apparently without political interference.

Although the U.S. government is required by law (enacted by President George H.W. Bush in 1989) to report to the...

by Murray Dobbin on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

When it comes to measures seriously addressing climate change, Canadians have pretty low expectations. They know that oil companies have the ear of both Bay Street political parties. Just last week, for example, the auditor general went public, exposing the Trudeau government’s refusal to provide the information he needs to determine the level of subsidies we provide to the industry. But we...

by Black Jack on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

BlackJack ski team headed to Frozen Thunder in Canmore this past week for the first on snow races of the year.  Canmore stores snow over the summer and then rolls it out on the trails come late October.  This year they had enough snow to be able to have a 2km loop for the athletes to train and race on.

This is a particularly...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 08 2017

'15 in 15' You Can Make the Difference

The new Youth Action Network (YAN) Space will be a community hub that provides a safe place for youth to connect, to learn new skills and to participate in positive experiences.  The support we have received from businesses, trades people and individuals who want to help has been inspiring!

The Rossland...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 07 2017

BC residents who are taking a bit longer to clean up their yard this fall now have more reason to wait until spring.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) says fallen leaves have many benefits. The not-for-profit land conservation group says property owners who haven’t bagged leaves already should leave some on the ground to support backyard biodiversity. It can also save people, time...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

The road to a private resort being constructed on Jumbo Glacier in the BC Interior just got a little smoother for Jumbo Glacier Resort after the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal by the Ktunaxa Nation Council in a ruling released Thursday.

The Supreme Court of Canada, in a landmark 7-2 decision,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

To Time Change, or not to Time Change . . . that is the question.

The first Sunday of November has been designated as the end of Daylight Savings Time when most places fall back.

However, there appears to be more appetite to end...

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