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On Sunday, July 28, a Buddhist minister will bless a new monument commemorating Japanese Canadians cremated at Slocan during the internment era.

The cedar post replaces a similar monument that has been in place at the east end of village’s cemetery since 1986. The original memorial...

New plantings and building materials have been restricted in the new regulations passed to move the city closer to becoming more resistant to wildfires.

People across the city will no longer be able to plant highly combustible coniferous evergreen trees and bushes within close proximity...

Laura Waterer scored twice and Meredith Vezina added a single to spark the Nelson Women's Soccer Club to a 4-2 victory over Tri-Cities in the final of the Spokane Summer Classic Tournament this past weekend in the Lilac City.

Nelson won its opening game 4-1 before dropping Game two 4-3....

 A pair of Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) grads are headed to the mountains as they transition into post-secondary with the Selkirk College Saints.

Blake Sidoni and Tristen Cross spent their final season of junior hockey with the Virden Oil Capitals. With impressive resumes of...

Kootenay Lake School District 8 recently announced that Jann Schmidt has been selected as the District Principal of International Education.

Schmidt, an educator for 26 years, comes to the position with a Bachelor of Education from the University of Calgary and Masters of Arts from Gonzaga University in Teacher Leadership in Administration.

Schmidt understands the unique...

BC Culture Days is pleased to announce its 2019 ambassadors.

In honour of Culture Days' 10th anniversary celebration, 10 ambassadors will each be awarded $1,000, work with professional mentors, present a free Culture Days activity, and act as a spokesperson for BC Culture Days leading up to the Culture Days weekend on September 27–29, 2019.

This year's successful applicants in...

Tap & Tapas summer fundraiser for Gallery 2

The annual Taps and Tapas is returning to the Boundary City for its fourth anniversary, Friday, August 16 from 7-10:30 p.m. on the historic grounds of Gallery 2 in Grand Forks.

This marquee summer event for Grand Forks, showcases a host of regional breweries in a casual ambience of a summer garden party, flowing with white lanterns, energized with live music, and complimented with...

In nearly every neighbourhood, in all parts of Canada, the hourly wage needed to afford an apartment rental is far above minimum wages and rising quickly, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). 

There are no neighbourhoods in Canada’s biggest cities (Greater Toronto Area and Metro Vancouver) where a full-time minimum wage worker...