By Lucia Ciciolla and Suniya Luthar, from Aeon
Lost in the recent media frenzy over the SNC Lavalin scandal were the 2019 Spring Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development.
To The Editor:
Accidents can happen in a split second. As the weather warms up and kids spend more time outside, I encourage parents, teachers and community group leaders to help pass on The War Amps PLAYSAFE message.
Governments in Victoria and Ottawa joined together with BC Hydro to recently announce funding for the Peace Region Electricity Supply (PRES) project.
I just finished reading an article titled "Old People Should..." in the May 2019 edition of the Reader's Digest. It explained that we could find out what people ask Google most often by seeing how the search engine auto filled our queries. The top result for "old people should" was that they should not drive.
I took the idea one step further and searched on "drivers should."
In Canada, Eco Warriors will be sounding the alarms regarding global warming on Earth Day, Monday, April 22.
Across the Big Pond, alarm bells were ringing loud and clear as climate protesters did their best to raise awareness society is in the midst of mass extinction during the Extinction Rebellion outside the British Parliament.
The city is taking the plight of the woods of Cottonwood Lake to the regional level, and is hoping to eventually reach a higher stage.
A resolution has been passed for consideration at the next Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments (AKBLG) convention that addresses forest harvesting for commercial purposes on private lands.
The 13-year-old mountain-bike rider who was injured last week in a mishap at RossGlen bike skills park was taken to the hospital in Trail for treatment, according to a news release from our local RCMP detachment in Trail.
To help riders stay safe, the RCMP will be hosting a bike safety rodeo in May; details will be posted later when they become available.
Police are pleased by the ease with which they made a drug arrest Friday, according to Trail top cop RCMP Sgt. Mike Wicentowich.
"On April 12, at 3:10 a.m., a Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP General Duty police officer was conducting a routine patrol on Daniel Street in West Trail when he was flagged down by an intoxicated 37-year-old female," he said.
Following outbreaks of measles occurring around the globe, the Government of British Columbia launched a Measles Immunization Catch-Up Programto ensure children in B.C. are protected from measles. There are currently no active confirmed cases of measles in Interior Health.
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