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by The Narwhal on Monday Mar 16 2020

By Sarah Cox, for The Narwhal

The pipeline at the centre of the Wet’suwet’en conflict is also central to the province’s long-running effort to attract multinational corporations and...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

On Feb. 23, Teck announced it is withdrawing the Frontier Project from the regulatory review process.

 

Teck CEO and President Don Lindsay has written to the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change outlining the reasons for the withdrawal. The letter is included below: 

Letter to Minister Wilkinson

Dear Minister:

I am writing to advise...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Feb 26 2020

Actions by and in support of the Wet’suwet’en land defenders are as much about government failure to resolve issues around Indigenous rights and title as they are about pipelines and gas.

Some Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs and their people are defending their rights to traditional practices, clean air and water and a healthy environment. They say the Coastal GasLink pipeline threatens...

by Sara Golling on Tuesday Feb 25 2020

Citizens have opinions about the planned mid-town housing development, with a new City hall on the ground floor — some for, some against. Here’s an effort to make the whole thing easier to understand.  

Readers who want to check materials available on the  City’s website can click on the City’s ad on the left-hand side of this page.  That will open the City’s website in...

by CBT on Tuesday Feb 25 2020

After completing a business degree and working in sales for a decade, Michael Greenfield was more than ready for a change. The mountains were calling, and answering that call led him to a new lifestyle and career that turned out to be exactly what he was looking for.

“I knew there was a high demand for carpentry work in the Kootenay region, and I thought it was a viable and interesting...

by Rossland Telegraph on Monday Feb 24 2020

On Monday, February 24, the Government of BC announced that it’s “Mining Day” and wants everyone to know that BC is committed to “implementing the Mining Jobs Task Force and to supporting the competitiveness of the mining sector” as evidenced by Budget 2020. 

“Mining is a foundational industry in B.C. that supports communities and creates good jobs for people throughout the province,”...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 23 2020

Next month, due to several mitigating factors, The Salvation Army has decided to close the Thrift Store portion of its community services located at 601 Vernon Street, indefinitely.

Salvation Army Lieutenant Michelle Cale recently made the heartbreaking announcement that the final day door will open to the public is Tuesday, March 24, 2020.​

"The thrift store has been part of our...

by Contributor on Wednesday Feb 19 2020

Budget 2020 moves British Columbia forward by building the infrastructure the growing province needs, supporting thousands of new jobs, strengthening investments in health and education and making life more affordable for everyone.

“From new roads, hospitals, housing, schools and child care centres to better, more affordable services in every community, we’re seeing fundamental changes...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 18 2020

Island Scallops on Vancouver Island has relied on stable ocean conditions since 1989. But CEO Rob Saunders says those started changing a little over a decade ago. Measurements showed dropping pH levels, indicating increased acidity. “We started to notice our larvae weren't swimming very well; they weren't feeding. They were dying at a tremendous rate,” he says.

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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Feb 16 2020

In 2019, when Pacific Insight closed operations at the facility west of Nelson, many thought that decision would put a serious dent in tech-based companies in the area.

However, nestled in buildings, shared-space cubicles and homes is a tech community that is thriving and keeping Nelsonites employed in a clean-based industry.

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall, who recently was...

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