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Selkirk College will be (virtually) welcoming Canadian author and activist Seth Klein to a Mir Lecture Series event on November 30. The Vancouver-based climate academic and author of the recently released A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency takes an approach that is...
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following statement regarding Health Canada’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11:   “British Columbia welcomes the news that...

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The vaccine has arrived in the school district for children aged five to 11, the Ministry of Education has announced.

COVID-19 vaccination is now authorized by Health Canada for children five and older. 

BC Education Deputy Minister Scott Macdonald said in a press release through the...

Give someone a fish, you feed them for a day. Teach them to fish, you feed them for a lifetime.

Such was the message of Together Nelson in delivering the initial findings of the just completed community action strategy to reduce poverty in Nelson and area.

Marjie Lesko — Together Nelson project manager — and Malorie Moore — co-chair of the Together Nelson leadership roundtable —...

Although the number of people using the city’s library has dropped by 59 per cent due to the effects of the pandemic, the city-owned institution is asking for bump of five per cent more in its budget.

The library’s annual budget ask has gone up to just over $1 million to $1,044,175 for the coming year, but it is a minimal amount to cover the growing digital collection, said the Nelson...

Local governments will have the opportunity to apply for the third round of the Province’s Poverty Reduction Planning and Action Program grants to help develop local strategies and solutions to address poverty.

As part of TogetherBC, British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy, the Province provided $5 million to the Union of B.C. Municipalities (UBCM) for the grant program. Since the...

Due to incoming weather, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is proactively closing Highway 3 between Hope and Princeton, and Highway 99 between Pemberton and Lillooet on Saturday afternoon.

Highway 1 in the Fraser Canyon will also be closed on Saturday as a precaution. The exact time and duration of closures will depend on the weather.

The highway infrastructure in...