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by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Dec 17 2018

The Nelson and  District Credit Union has stepped up to provide more help with the upgrades needed to keep the Rossland Arena open.  The local credit union announced last week its donation of $5000 to the Rossland Arena Society, which will contribute the funds toward the expensive work of keeping the arena safe to use. 

Mayor Kathy Moore expressed...

by Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives on Thursday Dec 13 2018

At the time of year when the focus is on giving, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives researchers have found that BC’s 10 wealthiest billionaires can afford to give thousands of times more than the rest of us.

The combined net worth of BC’s 10 wealthiest families is $25 billion — the same amount as the bottom 1.32 million British Columbians combined. The typical top-10 BC billionaire...

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Dec 12 2018

UNESCO issued a stern warning that, in order to keep Wood Buffalo National Park off a list of world heritage sites in danger, Canada must take “major and timely” action on 17 recommendations, including an impact assessment of B.C.’s controversial megadam

By Judith Lavoie,...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Dec 11 2018

Present:  Mayor Kathy Moore, and Councillors Scott Forsythe, Chris Bowman, Dirk Lewis, Stewart Spooner, Janice Nightingale, and Andy Morel.

Staff present:CAO Bryan Teasdale, Executive Assistant Alison Worsfold, Chief Financial Officer Elma Hamming, Manager of Operations Darrin Albo, City Planner Stacey Lightbourne, and Manager of Recreation Kristi...

by Contributor on Monday Dec 10 2018

From ECOJUSTICE; by Charles Hatt and Alan Andrews

As heatwaves and forest fires broke out across Canada last summer, Ecojustice analyzed the “climate state of play.” Now, we’re back with an...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

When faced with conclusive evidence of a major threat to citizens, a true leader would do everything possible to confront it. So, what was the U.S. president’s reaction to a U.S. scientific report compiled by more than 300 scientists and endorsed by a dozen different agencies, including NASA, NOAA and the defence department, that warned climate change poses a dire threat to the American...

by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 05 2018

By Anna Johnston, Staff Lawyer with West Coast Environmental Law

There has been a rash of complaints lately about efforts to strengthen and streamline federal decision-making on projects that affect the environment through...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Nov 27 2018

Editor’s Note: These reports on Rossland City Council meetings are intended to be as complete and as neutral as reasonably possible, so that residents can track Council’s decisions and also better understand what the job of Council entails.  

Report: Regular Meeting of Rossland City Council, November 26, 2018

Present:  ...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 26 2018

Austin Engineering Ltd. and its team of like-minded partners are constantly analyzing dams, including how they react during earthquakes.

The innovative thinkers are pleased to announce that their research, recently presented at the Canadian Dam Association, has received another accolade: the Clean Energy BC ‘Operational Excellence’ award, which will be presented at the...

by The Narwhal on Wednesday Nov 21 2018

Nearly 180 scientists say impending legislation leaves the task of collecting evidence for major project reviews to proponents — without adequate independence, transparency or scientific rigour.

By Sarah Cox for The Narwhal

Simon Fraser University...

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