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by Rossland Telegraph on Friday Jun 09 2017

The Broadbent Institute and the Fraser Institute come up with different figures when analyzing the "tax burden" of Canadians.  There's a report produced by statistitian Richard Shillington and economist Robin Shaban for the Broadbent Institute that explains the differences: "...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Jun 09 2017

Interior Health said in a media release Friday, it has started recruitment for a new physician for the Slocan Community Health Centre to take over Dr. Mike Magier’s practice.

Magier informed Interior Health May 16 he is leaving the area later this summer.

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by CBT on Friday Jun 09 2017

Canadian astronaut Colonel Chris Hadfield thrives in change. He became an astronaut in 1992 and went on to become the first Canadian to walk in space, operate the Canadarm in orbit and command the International Space Station. He has since become a bestselling author and sought-after public speaker, sharing his experiences about managing complexity and change.

Which makes him a perfect...

by Michael Jessen on Thursday Jun 08 2017

(Author’s Note: The following letter has been emailed to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau)

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by Timothy Schafer on Thursday Jun 08 2017

A minor baseball request has fallen short of the strike zone with the city as it tries to field growing numbers of young ball players on a limited number of fields.

Nelson baseball has grown in interest over the last several years with the association sporting nine teams from ages four to15 years old, but it only has two playing fields to accommodate the league in the city: Lion’s Park...

by John Boivin on Thursday Jun 08 2017

Parents at Nelson’s high school held a public meeting Wednesday in the L.V. Rogers gymnasium to raise awareness about the dangers of the drug fentanyl.

With nearly 500 deaths associated with the opioid already this year in B.C., the Parent’s Advisory Council at LVR decided it was time to talk openly about the issue in local schools.

“We want to make sure everyone is well informed...

by Contributor on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Roller derby returns to Trail with a fierce west-versus-east showdown this Saturday (June 10) at the Cominco Arena.

The action hits the track at 6 p.m. (doors at 5 p.m.) when the Rossland Trail Roller Girls (RTRG) hosts the Bavarian Barbarians from Kimberley in the West + East Roller Derby Bout.

“This is the second time these two teams have come together to battle it out,”...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

For a person's body to function properly, it’s important that cells and organs are provided the necessary water. Water is also beneficial to lubricate joints and regulate body temperature as well as assist the passage of food through the intestines.

Which is why it’s important to have clean drinking water systems.

Wednesday, Interior Health released a comprehensive report...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

It may not be a major shopping centre loaded with Big Box Stores, but for people living in and around Nelson, Beasley, Bonnington and Blewett, Taghum Stop has become more than just a Convenience Store.

With full service gas and propane pumps, a great selection of items including household, liquor and lotto tickets, and, of course, a friendly, helpful staff, Taghum Stop has become the “...

by Timothy Schafer on Wednesday Jun 07 2017

Forget about saving your quarters and loonies for parking, the new age of positioning your vehicle in the downtown has arrived and it doesn’t require coins.

The city just passed third reading of a bylaw to allow the first pay station — or kiosk — in the downtown, with the unit to be placed on the corner of Baker and Hall streets to service the currently unmetered two-block portion of...

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