Last week, the Canadian Senate killed all private members’ bills before them—29 bills, including my bill advocating for the use of wood in federal government infrastructure. This was achieved by a very small group of Conservative Senators who wanted to block the passage of my colleague Romeo Saganash’s bill on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People. The easiest way they could k
Rossland’s Grads leave their high school education with a little bit of Seven Summits Centre for Learning in their hearts
By Vivienne Hurley
The Fraser Institute today released its Report Card on British Columbia’s Secondary Schools, the most easily accessible tool for parents to compare the academic performance of their children’s schools.
The Government of British Columbia is adding land to two provincial parks – Gladstone and Garibaldi – to protect ecologically sensitive areas, promote biodiversity and enhance recreation opportunities.
Residents in Rossland, Trail, and Nelson can benefit from the farmers’ markets coupon program
Water -- increasingly precious. Don't “drain the swamp”!
As climate change shrinks the glaciers that feed our major rivers, and changes patterns of precipitation that feed smaller streams and groundwater, our water supply becomes increasingly precarious – and precious.
This morning, I received a message from the BC Government and became nearly incoherent with anger. I sent the following hastily-composed letter to the Premier and the relevant ministers:
Dear BC Government:
British Columbia’s economy continues to lead the country as the only province in Canada rated "AAA" by all three international credit rating agencies.
B.C.’s strong position is confirmed with Fitch’s credit rating report, the third and final international rating for the year.
June 27 is National HIV Testing Day – an opportunity to remind everyone it is easier than ever to know your HIV status.
Since December 2018, when people come in to Interior Health emergency departments and require diagnostic blood work, an HIV test may be included.
Bike season is upon us and Nelson and District Credit Union continues to support the passion of its members, and the communities it supports, with financial contribution for fundraisers and events.