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The Dogwood Initiative, like it’s sister group LeadNow, grew to substantial influence during the Harper and Clark era in large part by consolidating anti-pipeline activism into a political and fundraising force. 
 
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It is official!

After a three year campaign, Nelson CARES has reached the Room to Live fundraising goal of $690,000 to refurbish and maintain Ward Street Place, an affordable housing block in downtown Nelson.

“We could not have done this without the full support of the Nelson...

Another year and another crop of boys and girls participating at the annual Novice Half-Ice Minor Hockey tournament in Nelson.

Novice teams teams from Spokane, Nakusp, Trail/Rossland and Castlegar each took to the ice for games during the Half-Ice tournament format at the NDCC...

The L.V. Rogers Junior Boy's Basketball teams opened the New Year with a couple of weekend wins over Boundary Central Secondary Roadrunners of Midway.   Keegan Carmichael and Fynn Keywood combined for 37 points to lead the Junior Bombers to a 71-50 over the Road Runners.   In...

Kalein Hospice Program is hosting a Community Open House Thursday, January 25 at the location at 402 West Richards Street in Nelson.

The Open House is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The first hour is set aside for the activity before a meal from noon to 1 p.m.

The Kalein Hospice Program is offered weekly in a beautiful,...

Anyone interested in expanding their horizons regarding Proportional Representation can attend a information session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 30 at Selkirk College in Kaslo.

Andy Shadrack, who has runpreviously for the Greens in provincial or federal elections, is the instructor.

The evening will focus on information on Proportional Representation and other voting strategies as...

Grand Forks Councils offers Interim CAO Diane Heinrich contract

Grand Forks Council announced the city has signed a contract with the current Interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Diane Heinrich to become the CAO for two and a half years.

The decision comes almost a year of evaluations and deliberation.

Heinrich was selected to be Interim CAO after the departure of Doug Allin in March 2017. Previously, she had performed as Interim CAO in...

The number of doctors in Canada (per person) lags far behind other developed countries, and if current trends continue, Canada likely won’t close the gap in the coming years, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“Physicians play a crucial role in Canada’s health-care system, but compared to other...