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Good employment news for Kootenays, says Rural Development institute

Employment statistics resonate deeply with many people, and it’s no wonder—on average, Canadian employees spend about 20 per cent of their time working, and almost three quarters of Canadians’ total income is earned through employment. Income is a substantial determinant of personal well-being and a skilled and engaged workforce...

'Savage' work leads to cadet promotion

Local Sea Cadet Naomi Savage was promoted to the rank of Chief Petty Officer First Class on Tuesday, February 5th, 2019. CPO1 is the highest rank a Sea Cadet in Canada can achieve. CPO1 Savage is a cadet with 131 Kootenay Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps, and is attending Selkirk College in Castlegar in the Social Work Program....

Selkirk College Provides Closer Look at LiDAR Data Collection Tools

The latest data collection and processing technology was on display in mid-January at Selkirk College when students and faculty gathered with representatives from several industries for an afternoon of demonstrations on the Castlegar Campus. The Selkirk College Applied Research & Innovation Centre (ARIC) put together the...

OP/ED: Welcome to Good News Sunday! By you, for you, and about you!

I am so monumentally, over-the-top thrilled to introduce to you our new page, Good News Sunday. (I thought about giving it a jaunty abbreviation, then GNS made my twisted little brain think GNuS, which made me think about a cartoon I'd seen about Fake Gnus ... hence the cartoon at the top of this page). And while you can...

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