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‘What is wrong with the Mental Health system’ workshop Thursday, November 30th

With opioid overdoses accounting for more deaths in Canada than car accidents, rising levels of youth in distress but with inadequate support, no single institution can successfully address the mental health emergency without collaboration. On Thursday (November 30), the public is invited to a workshop to discuss this complex crisis and explore collaborative ways forward. […]

From Across Canada, Bringing New Life and Light to Kokanee Parish

The Anglican Churches of Nelson and Kaslo welcome The Rev’d David Burrows. Burrows was raised in Nunavut, Nova Scotia and Ontario. In his priesthood, he has served faith communities in Southern Ontario, and Newfoundland and Labrador. For the past twenty years, David’s ministry has traversed the boundary between faith communities and non-profit agencies. Burrows founded […]

Regional News

Pilot dies in plane crash in Columbia Valley

Columbia Valley RCMP said a person had died following a plane crash north of Brisco on Friday, November 24th. RCMP were alerted at approximately 4 p.m, of a small plane crashing on the Bugaboo side of the valley. Brisco is a small community located north of Radium Hot Springs on Highway 95. RCMP said that […]

Rossland, Nelson, Castlegar get funding for trail improvement

Recreational trails in the Columbia Basin are cherished by users year-round. To ensure they’re in top shape and an enjoyable experience, groups throughout the region, including Rossland, Nelson, Castlegar, Warfield and Slocan, are undertaking projects with support from Columbia Basin Trust. Currently, 23 projects in 18 communities are focusing on improving trails, while 16 organizations […]

Provincial & National

'Giving Tuesday' to see donations to BC SPCA matched by sponsors as need for services continues

The BC SPCA has taken 37 small breed dogs, including two moms with seven puppies, two Bernedoodles, plus five cats into their care after they were found living in a home filled with feces, urine and garbage in a community off the coast of Vancouver Island. The animals were transported by boat to Nanaimo and […]

Province Speculation tax expanding to new communities

The Province is taking action to fight real estate speculation and turn more empty units into homes for people by expanding the speculation and vacancy tax to 13 new municipalities. “There is a housing crisis across the country and it is creating economic challenges, including people feeling pushed out of their communities and labour shortages,” […]

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