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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...

by Bob Hall on Thursday Feb 13 2020

Selkirk College will help advanced manufacturers in the region improve productivity and competitiveness through applied research and innovation thanks to a $2 million BUILD Innovation Enhancement grant from the Natural Sciences & Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

As part of NSERC’s College & Community Innovation Program, the funds received are part of an...

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Thursday Feb 13 2020

We’ve just weathered a ...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

Canada is respected globally for the freedoms we who live here enjoy. It’s not perfect, but it’s a geographically and culturally diverse land with spectacular environments and friendly people.

I’ve always appreciated having the freedom to speak my mind. A diversity of ideas and perspectives, based on facts and evidence, contributes to a healthy, prosperous country. Society is better...

by The Conversation on Tuesday Feb 11 2020

By Professor Jonathan Van Hamme, Thompson Rivers University, for The Conversation

Lowe’s recently joined the Home Depot...

by Contributor on Monday Feb 10 2020

Hall Printing is celebrating a centenary birthday this year with grand plans that include launching new branding and transferring ownership.

The West Kootenay mainstay has a rich history, providing print services to residents and professionals for 100 years. To extend the shop’s legacy, owner Ingrid Hope is pleased to announce co-ownership with her son Mackenzie.

“I’m super...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 06 2020

In a move to bring the vehicle insurance under control, the BC Government announced Thursday it is transforming Insurance Corporation of B.C. (ICBC) by removing lawyers and legal costs from the system to reduce rates and substantially increase care benefits, making public auto insurance work for British Columbians again.

The government said legislation will be introduced in the coming...

by Kris Sims Canadian Taxpayers Federation on Wednesday Feb 05 2020

Politicians are taking millions of dollars from your pocket for their campaign signs and attack ads.

After ...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Jan 27 2020

The Columbia Basin Trust board has elected a new chairperson to replace retiring Rick Jensen a media release said Monday.

Columbia Basin Trust announced that Jocelyn Carver has been elected Chair of the board.

CBT also announced that David Raven has been elected Vice-Chair and Castlegar’s Bill van Yzerloo is joining the board as a director.

“Ever since I moved...

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