On October 20, 2019, at 6:16 p.m. the Trail and Greater District Detachment RCMP responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Highway 3B, about halfway between Rossland and the Nancy Greene junction. A 74-year-old male driver in his 2013 Dodge Ram pick-up truck attempted to pass another vehicle, and the driver lost control and rolled his truck over into the ditch off the side of the highway.
More than 1.1 million elementary and secondary school students participated in Student Vote Canada 2019, coinciding with the 2019 federal election the organization said Monday in a media release.
After learning about the electoral process, researching the parties and platforms, and debating Canada’s future, students cast their ballots for the official candidates running in their school’s riding.
As of 5 p.m. ET Monday, 1,181,053 votes were reported from 7,855 schools, with results from 338 federal ridings.
The Liberal red tide that swept the nation four years ago slowed to a trickle on election day in 2019 but it was enough for the Grits to step back into the shoes of government, albeit in a minority role.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the Liberals to a repeat as the government of Canada with 156 seats, 14 seats short of a majority government (out of 338 seats overall).
This time around the Conservatives were close behind at 122 seats, with 60 seats divided up among the Bloc Quebecois (32), the New Democrats (24), the Green Party (three) and one independent candidate.
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.