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By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 07 2019

The BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) said Wednesday in a media release the two sides in the Kootenay Lake Ferry dispute will return to the bargaining table November 13.

The union said the resumption of talks comes more than five months after the two sides — BCGEU and Western Pacific Marine — reached an impasse in June.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 07 2019

People in Nelson will have the opportunity to participate in a consultation meeting to discuss the development of accessibility legislation for British Columbia the province said in a media release.

By Timothy Schafer on Thursday Nov 07 2019

What has long been the calling card of the region’s underground economy is now looking for above-board validation in the budding of a new industry for Nelson.

By RDKB on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has a new fire engine, again.

By Bob Hall on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Love of literature united writers from both sides of the border as Eastern Washington University’s (EWU) graduate students recently returned to Selkirk College for the third annual A Stone’s Throw Writing Symposium.

By The Conversation on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

By Paloma Raggo, for The Conversation

Whistleblowers put their careers, and sometimes their safety, on the line to protect democratic ideals and the public interest.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

The fire at the Villa Motel has moved to the mop-up stage said Nelson Fire Rescue after confirming the blaze was extinguished as of 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

Nelson Fire Rescue Chief Len MacCharles said fire suppression tactics continued throughout the day after initial reports came in early Wednesday morning.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

 

Calling all Pot Growers.

Kootenay cannabis producers have been invited to attend a free workshop on operational compliance, offered by Community Futures Central Kootenay (CFCK) and the Vancouver-based developers of the CertiCraft software system for craft growers.

By Contributor on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

Friday, October 25. 2019 marked the start of this year’s poppy campaign and remembrance season.

Leading up to Nov.11 poppy campaign volunteers will take part in defining what remembrance means for Canadians everywhere.

By Michelle Mungall on Wednesday Nov 06 2019

As I sit down to write this column, Canadians have woken up to a new Liberal minority government, the leaves are falling in the Kootenays and many people here at the BC Legislature are planning for a historic day Thursday, October 24. This is the day when our government introduces a bill that implements the United Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) into law.