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.”
Winning a championship happens on the ice, but it’s off the ice where the culture to get a team to the title is built.
As the Selkirk College Saints prepare for their home opener of the 2019-2020 British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) season this weekend, the foundation has been successfully laid for the 25 players who hope to end the campaign by hoisting the championship trophy.
The moment, the prospects, the significance
This is my second and final column on the federal election at hand.
I write this feeling very uncertain about what Canadians want from politics. I have just recently told a friend in a conversation about the election – one of many – that I think conservatism in Canada is weak. But I wonder...
Nelson Hydro is alerting customers of a scam circulating in and around the power network the City of Nelson utility said in a recent media release.
Nelson Hydro said scammers are contacting customers by phone and telling the client they owe money and will be disconnected unless immediate payment is made via pre-paid credit cards or bitcoin.
Nelson Hydro said Nelson Police is currently investigating the scam and advise anyone in contact with scammers to contact the department at 250-354-3919, ext 3.
Current business practices by Nelson Hydro: