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"Focus on the systems!" The Ethics Commissioner has released findings from the investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair, and has found the conduct of the Prime Minister to be in violation of the Conflict of Interest Act. Green Party Candidate Tara Howse acknowledges that the SNC-...
As I knock on doors across the south Okanagan and West Kootenay, one issue is a common topic of conversation—health care.  Canadians are rightfully proud of our public health care system, and the NDP is proud that it was Tommy Douglas who fought for the free, universal program that we...

Regional News

Kootenay youth headed into the backcountry of Height of the Rockies Provincial Park this summer for a six-day wilderness adventure on Wildsight’s Go Wild! trip.

Deep in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, youth ages 14-18 visited some of the most rugged and remote wilderness of the region. Rich in history and wildlife, with soaring mountain peaks, beautiful river valleys and...

BC Hydro has submitted a request for a rate reduction of around one per cent starting April 2020 in an update to its Fiscal 2020 to Fiscal 2021 Revenue Requirements Application with the BC Utilities Commission.

In its Revenue Requirements Application filed in February 2019, BC Hydro requested a net bill increase of 0.7 per cent starting April 1, 2020. In the update to the Application...

Writing a book can be a lonely endeavour. That’s why this fall, a Selkirk College second-year creative writing course will focus on manuscript development.

Open to both full-time and community learners, writers will have the opportunity to share their books-in-progress with peers and receive professional feedback from course instructor, writer and editor Leesa Dean.

“I wish a...

The investigation into the Sea to Sky Gondola is active and ongoing.

The investigation to date has confirmed the preliminary assessment. Police have confirmed that the main cable was cut and that there are no other natural or mechanical reasons for the cable to have failed.

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call our dedicated tip line: 604-892-6122....

The BC SPCA is reaching out to the public to cover emergency veterinary costs for a little dog staff have named Falcor, who is the subject of a cruelty investigation.

Falcor came to the North Cariboo SPCA in Prince George with a horrible open wound on his back. He was cold and unresponsive as staff rushed him to the vet for intensive care. The little...