Whether biking to work, hiking peaks or walking pets, Columbia Basin residents prize the trails in our communities and surrounding areas. To improve these paths and support healthy outdoor lifestyles, Columbia Basin Trust is launching its new three-year, $1.5-million Trail Enhancement Grants.
BC taxpayers miss out on almost a billion dollars every year due to our government's dangerous and misguided fossil fuels subsidies; dangerous because fossil fuel expansion threatens to further degrade the health of BC's citizens and environment, misguided as it unfairly skews the market away from the clean energy economy we so urgently need.
Students in the Peace & Justice Studies Program at Selkirk College are inviting the public to an exploration into the importance of nonviolent resistance.
One of the regional college’s most unique programs, the two-year Peace & Justice Studies Program allows learners to delve into building cultures of peace through interdisciplinary study and conflict analysis. The program currently has 47 students enroled, the highest since it was launched in 2008.
The Trail Smoke Eaters used a two-goal comeback to help them out of an eight-game winless stretch as they picked up a 4-3 shootout victory over the Surrey Eagles on Sunday evening at the South Surrey Arena.
Owen Ozar and Kent Johnson each scored in the shootout while Trail killed off a big penalty in overtime to help them to the one-goal victory over the Eagles in a shootout and helped end an eight-game losing skid for the Smoke Eaters and close their road trip on a high note.
On Saturday, Nov. 10 from approximately 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., the main entrance to Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital will be closed due to construction.
Patients and visitors can access the hospital through the MRI entrance to the hospital during these times (photo attached).
Signs will direct people to that entrance and through to the lobby (emergency department, elevators, registration, etc.).
Interior Health appreciates everyone’s patience and understanding while ongoing work at the hospital takes place.
“It all started just before 9 a.m. on Nov. 7,” Oelke said. “A 28-year-old male assaulted and tried to rob a female who was giving him a ride.”
The woman wasn’t injured, but between the 1000 and 1300 Blocks of Columbia Avenue, the suspect stole her blue Honda Civic and fled at high speed through the construction zone, “almost hitting a flagger, flattening pylons, driving on the sidewalk,” Oelke said.
A Nelson environmentalist is urging his local MP to lobby the federal government to act following a report that said time is running out for the world to make changes to slow the impact of climate change.
Michael Jessen, a columnist for The Nelson Daily who writes Greening Up, recently hand-delivered the new Summary for Policymakers by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the world’s most authoritative voice on climate science to Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski.
Another month of fishing is in the books. Now Kerry Reed of Reel Adventures Sportfishing is set to give fishermen the straight goods what to expect on the lakes and rivers for fishing in November.
After experiencing our second phase of summer in the last couple weeks of October, we’ve also been experiencing some great fishing. The 10 days of 20 degree weather was a bonus and we were lucky enough to take advantage of it.
Here is your latest report:
So far, most of the discussion about Proportional Representation (PR) has focused on fairness. Without a proportional voting system, there’s no way to make every vote count equally. But there are other reasons to adopt it, arguably as valid: it would bring social and financial stability and cut waste.
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