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By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Oct 15 2020

An entrepreneurial spirit and leadership in the community are the hallmarks of Tanya Finley’s life and now her campaign for the candidacy of the Nelson-Creston riding.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 15 2020

Elections BC said in a media release that advance voting for the 2020 Provincial General Election opened today (Thursday, October 15), running until Wednesday, October 21.

Elections BC said the advance voting period is seven days this election, up from six in the last provincial election in 2017.

By Susan Brown on Wednesday Oct 14 2020

By Susan Brown, President and CEO, Interior Health

Right across Canada, more than ever, we need people of all ages and walks of life to get vaccinated against influenza.

The more we reduce the presence of respiratory illness this winter, the better positioned we are to continue fighting against COVID-19.

By Sara Golling on Wednesday Oct 14 2020

It’s easy to become cynical about provincial and federal politicians and governments. All one has to do is pay attention:  to the promises made pre-election, and what happens – or doesn’t happen – after the election.

By David Suzuki on Wednesday Oct 14 2020

To save wild salmon, Discovery Islands fish farms must go

During their miraculous but perilous journey from inland spawning grounds, down rivers, out to sea and back again years later, Pacific wild salmon often must pass open-net coastal salmon farms. Here they swim through waters that can harbour parasitic sea lice and harmful viruses and bacteria. 

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Oct 14 2020

In a media release, Elections BC said it is busy processing an unprecedented number of vote-by-mail package requests this election.

Elections BC said as of October 13, 680,000 voters have requested vote-by-mail packages. In the 2017 provincial election, 6,517 voters voted by mail.

By Province of British Columbia on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.'s provincial health officer, and Stephen Brown, deputy minister of health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) response in British Columbia:

"Today, we are announcing four 24-hour reporting periods.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

RCMP said in a media release that the female driver of a Ford Fusion vehicle was pulled from the water of Arrow Lakes by Upper Arrow Lakes Ferry workers on board a rescue boat early Tuesday morning.

By Sara Golling on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

(With files from Linda Allis, for Black Jack)

Having great times in the snow:

By Jeff Sawyer on Tuesday Oct 13 2020

As a Songster Anna Katarina’s voice and stage presence is something else.

Accompanied by her red Nord Keyboard and her Gold Top Godin electric guitar, her performances have always been the sort of goose bump raising sonic experience you would imagine in a deep sublime dream state, gently drawing you out of your slumber.