FortisBC experienced storm-related damage to its electricity system overnight and this morning and we’re working to restore service to about 1,500 FortisBC customers in the Christina Lake and communities between Nelson, Crawford Bay and Kaslo.
A BC Hydro report finds the increased use of A/C in B.C. workplaces is leading to worker discomfort and conflict between employees and employers.
The rich history, arts and culture of the Columbia River in Canada and the United States will be on display at the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future in September.
It’s not one of the more traditional sports catching the eyes of Nelson youth, but for Tula Sherkat climbing has been a passion just months after learning to walk.
And now the 14-year-old Nelson climber is going to use that knowledge for Team Canada next month as she compete for her country at the Youth World Climbing Championships in Arco Italy.
A slight adjustment to the current capital plan laid out for the city-owned utility carries with it a $2.3 million price tag.
Nelson Hydro has elected to change gears on its measured pole replacement project (100 per year) and hitch a ride with communications company Telus and aim for the replacement of around 600 poles this year.
Canadians care about the environment. We recycle, compost, take pride in our spectacular natural areas and understand the threat of climate disruption. But we also use more energy and water and produce more garbage per capita than any other nation.
One of the issues I hear about most frequently from constituents is the urgent need to address climate change. That isn’t particularly surprising since it’s the biggest environmental threat of our time. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has said we must dramatically reduce fossil fuel consumption by 2030 or face catastrophic climate change.
The City of Nelson wants to hear from residents about concerns and ideas and is collaborating with the tech company Thoughtexchange to engage the community.
RCMP have issued a warning to the public Tuesday to be on the lookout for two teens from Port Alberni believed to be involved in the double homicide of Chynna Noelle Deese, 24, and Lucas Robertson Fowler, 23 and a suspicious death in northern B.C.
"Given these latest developments, Kam and Bryer are no longer consider missing," the RCMP media release said.
In a media release Monday, the BC Government said a record 223,273 people have shared their opinions in an online survey on whether British Columbia should continue to observe daylight saving time.
“It’s clear that the people of B.C. welcomed the opportunity to provide input on this important issue,” said Premier John Horgan.