It's that time of year again -- to propose a few New Year's resolutions for B.C.'s political class and this year there's a bit of a theme to the resolutions: transparency. No ill can come from it and it will fit into most holiday budgets to boot.
Hazardous waste collection might become a yearlong offering on the menu of recycling served up in the city if a proposal by the Nelson’s junior hockey team and the regional district gains some traction with municipal government.
More than 35 former L.V. Rogers Bombers Grads took to the Hangar on Boxing Day to participate in the annual Blair D'Andrea Alumni Basketball Tournament.
Bomber Graduates come together during the Christmas holidays to raise money to promote basketball in Nelson.
Liam is in the lead for the most popular name for babies born in British Columbia this year.
Liam is followed by Olivia, Emma, Lucas and Oliver, according to the Vital Statistics Agency's preliminary statistics from Jan. 1, 2018, to Dec. 18, 2018.
In 2017, Olivia was the top name, overall.
Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement marking New Year's Day 2019:
"The beginning of a new year is a time to look forward to all the opportunities that lie ahead of us, while taking stock of the accomplishments and challenges of the past year. We resolve to do better. We set new goals.
People living in the northern hemisphere have brought trees and boughs into their homes during the winter for thousands of years. The evergreens that we decorate with during Christmas can represent a celebration of holidays and a reminder that spring will come again.
More people fall during our cold, Canadian winter than during any other season. No one is immune to falls, yet the consequences of falls differ markedly across age groups. At 25, you may only injure your dignity; at 45, you may break your wrist; and above 65, you may suffer a serious fracture or head injury.
It may have been someone careless with a candle on Christmas Eve. When a small group of skiers passing Booty’s Cabin early on Christmas morning noticed flames through the window, the flames were already a foot high and spreading.
This is just one of the examples of consumer complaint calls received by E-Comm, B.C.’s largest 9-1-1 centre, in 2018.
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