Many families in the Columbia Basin rely upon child care. To help meet this need for quality spaces, 67 child care providers in 24 communities will be creating up to 198 new spaces and improving 1,256 spaces. These projects are being undertaken with nearly $1.4 million from Columbia Basin Trust’s Child Care Capital Grants.
The judge hearing the case of a man charged in the shooting of an RCMP officer last week near Argenta has decided not to place a publication ban on information surrounding the case.
Publication bans prohibit the publication or disclosure of certain information in otherwise open court proceedings.
Nelson Boxing Club is once again hosting a Boxing Card Saturday (October 19th) at the Rod and Gun Club.
Fight Night VII is a night of Olympic-style boxing featuring national-level athletes from Calgary, Spokane, Kelowna, Victoria, Cranbrook, Nanaimo and Nelson’s own Boxing Club.
Highlighting the 12-bout card is a fight between Nelson’s 2019 National Silver Medalist Leah Eberle and Calgary’s Ella Meredith, and BC Champion Ryan Lewis with Victoria’s Donny Cornelius.
Tickets are $20 in advance at the Nelson Boxing Club on Baker Street of $25 at the door.
Greta and the young people worldwide urging adults to care about their future don’t need a Nobel. They need grownups to take them seriously and heed the scientific evidence about global warming.
The family of Peter de Groot, a man fatally shot by RCMP at a remote cabin near Slocan in October 2014, is hoping to find answers at a coroner’s inquest scheduled for the spring in Nelson.
DeGroot, 45, was shot by police during an exchange of gunfire following a four-day manhunt in the Slocan Valley.
With 100 years of experience fighting for our members’ rights in all types of workplaces, the BCGEU knows that the best way to achieve fair and sustainable collective agreements is at the bargaining table.
The latest statement from Western Pacific Marine (WPM) is a perfect example of something the BCGEU does not do — bargaining through the media.
RCMP have made an arrest following a standoff Friday in Argenta, approximately 40 kilometers north of Kaslo that saw one of their officers shot during the incident.
In media release Friday, RCMP said the end to the standoff, which began at approximately 7 p.m. Thursday when Kaslo RCMP officers attended to a rural property in the Argenta area to execute arrest warrants on an individual known to police, came following a lengthy and exhaustive negotiation between RCMP Crisis Negotiators and a barricaded 28-year-old man.
The Southeast District RCMP Major Crime Unit and the Kootenay Boundary Regional Detachment are now investigating the sudden death of the 47-year-old man RCMP said in a media release Thursday.
RCMP said Tuesday (October 8) at approximately 10 a.m., Nelson RCMP received a call of a deceased person in the Vallican area, 50 kilometers northwest of Nelson.
RCMP officers responded to the call and found a deceased male on private property.
On Tuesday, in a media release, the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU) announced it is resuming bargaining with WaterBridge Ferries and Waterbridge Equipment, operators of Francois Lake, Arrow Lake and Adams Lake ferries.
The news is not as good for ferry workers on Kootenay Lake.
The union said the BCGEU has not received an invitation to resume bargaining from Western Pacific Marine (WPM), which operates the ferries on Kootenay Lake.
The BC Hockey League announced today that the city of Cranbrook has been awarded an expansion franchise.
The Cranbrook Bucks will become the league’s 18th team and will begin play in the 2020-21 season, playing out of Western Financial Place in Cranbrook.
“We are pleased to add Cranbrook as the 18th member of the BC Hockey League,” said BCHL Commissioner Chris Hebb. “The city already has a rich hockey history and we are excited to see them add to that legacy and bring BCHL hockey to another great community in our province.”