B.C. Ombudsperson Jay Chalke released an update of a May 2018 report today that found the Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction failed to follow the law in relation to the calculation of income assistance benefits.
Nelson Search and Rescue now have another tool in the toolbelt when dealing with avalanche rescues after the local organization announced that team members Lindsay Eastwood and Freyja (search dog) have successfully received their validation with the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CCARDA) this past week.
By Sarah Cox, from The Narwhal
In an unprecedented move, the Dzawada’enuzw nation is claiming in court that farming Atlantic salmon — which often carry disease — in their traditional waters constitutes a violation of Aboriginal rights
The search continues for the City of Nelson.
With water and sewer rates expected to creep up this year — by two and 1.5 per cent respectively — the real focus on the liquid front will be securing a secondary source of water for the city in 2019.
Last November it was revealed that the city was approved for a $6 million grant to fund secondary source treatment.
Recent controversy over a natural gas pipeline blockade and the differing priorities of hereditary chiefs and elected band councillors illustrates a fundamental problem with our systems of governance and economics.
The Bomber Grads from yesteryear managed to pull out a few tricks from the bag to capture the Sixth Annual Blair D’Andrea Bomber Alumni Basketball Tournament during the Christmas Holidays.
The Grad 1989-2003 squad swept through the round-robin draw, needing overtime against Grads 2005-2007 to clinch the title.
Nelson Police is advising the public and business owners to beware of any cash transactions following increased reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and US currency in the City of Nelson.
In a media release, Nelson Police said the department has received higher than normal reports of counterfeit currency in both Canadian and American currency.
The Selkirk College Saints made an important leap forward in the quest to host the first round of the British Columbia Intercollegiate Hockey League (BCIHL) playoffs with a weekend sweep of the University of Victoria Vikes.
Residents of Harrop and Proctor are a few weeks away from taking trips Kootenay Lake on a new vessel, after the Harrop II was launched Saturday into the water at the landing located 25 kilometers north of Nelson and eight km south of Balfour.
RCMP confirmed Monday evening the body of a 24-year old man was recovered following a tragic avalanche on Mount Brewer near Invermere Saturday, January 12th.
RCMP said the man was recovered after a search involving the RCMP Underwater Recovery Team. Two men, father and son, from Calgary died in the avalanche.