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by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Dec 08 2010

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall is using YouTube to send a video trilogy to Rich Coleman, the minister responsible for Housing.

The three video letters focus on CMHA’s proposed 35-unit housing project slated for Nelson’s Anderson Street.

“The Anderson Street housing project has been stalled for much too long. Minister Coleman has...

by Nelson Daily editor on Tuesday Dec 07 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The city’s MLA has come out in support of the now resigned BC NDP party leader, one day after Carole James announced she could no longer keep the fractious party together.

Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston, extolled the way James rebuilt the party in the provincial legislature, taking them from...

by The Real News Network on Sunday Dec 05 2010

 This episode of Faultlines on the Real News Network explores how Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is working to conflate the concepts of 'anti-Israel as an apartheid state' and 'anti-semitism' so that anyone critical of Israel will be considered anti-semitic. Essential viewing for anyone who cares about reason, democracy, and human rights.

by Nelson Daily editor on Thursday Dec 02 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A new accounting quirk has the regional district sitting at over $8 million in net debt for 2009, its financial audit revealed recently.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is saddled with $8.5 million in net debt — up from $2.48 million in 2008 — according to the consolidated...

by Kyra Hoggan on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

So, next Saturday, Dec. 11, you'll be out shopping, getting gifts for loved ones, buying cards, stocking up on staple holiday fare ... what could be more in keeping with the spirit of Christmas than to share a little bit of the season's bounty with those less fortunate?

Mountain FM and The Bridge are making it easy for you to do just that with the fifth annual Miracle Marathon on...
by Wikinews on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

Yesterday's release of more US diplomatic cables by Wikileaks covered pressure on governments, Spain's judiciary, and buying foreign assistance with detentions at Guantanamo Bay. El Pais, one of five mainstream papers partnering with Wikileaks' release of documents, examined key output from Madrid's US embassy.


by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 01 2010

The massive Biotech lobby has spent nine months and hundreds of thousands of dollars fighting against New Democrat Agriculture Critic Alex Atamanenko’s seed bill.  

“The amount of muscle flexing by big biotech against my simple bill has just been over the top,” said Atamanenko. “I am amazed that over 40 industry lobbyists – hired by multiple biotech organizations and...

by Wikinews on Monday Nov 29 2010

 Wikileaks' website is reportedly under attack as it prepares to release up to 2.7 million documents, described as "diplomatic dynamite", detailing communication between United States embassies. "We are currently under a mass ...

by Nelson Daily editor on Sunday Nov 28 2010

Note: On Nov. 25 George Abbott announced he was running for the leadership of the BC Liberal Party to replace Gordon Campbell when he steps down.

To the Editor,

Dear old Dear, Mr. Abbott.

I'm afraid we in Nelson can't believe poor old George.

He says he is well placed to understand the difficulties of rural British...

by Nelson Daily editor on Thursday Nov 25 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Dooley’s out and Kettle is in as nominations officially opened Thursday for the soon-to-be vacant chair of the regional district board of directors.

Mayor John Dooley had entertained the notion of letting his name stand for chair of the Regional District of Central Kootenay board last week...


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