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By Contributor on Monday May 20 2019

Health Canada has approved Canadian Blood Services’ request to reduce the blood donation waiting period for men who have sex with men from one year to three months.

The change will take effect across the country on June 3, 2019. Canadian Blood Services and Héma-Québec, Québec’s blood operator, will make the change at the same time.

By aeon on Monday May 20 2019

By Daniel Callcut, for Aeon

Imagine you work at a latex glove factory. One night, you type ‘latex’ into Google: you’re searching for competitors’ products, but you find other things too. Some of what you find turns you on. But some of it you wish you could unsee: prior to the search, it was morally unthinkable. 

By Sara Golling on Monday May 20 2019

Readers may well wonder about the “danger” mentioned in this headline.  The value of climate change adaptation is obvious to the well-informed: it will help willing residents and their communities better survive the extremes that climate change is bringing.

By Trevor Miller on Sunday May 19 2019

The Trail Smoke Eaters Junior ‘A’ Hockey Club have added a pair of members to their hockey staff, bringing on Jeff Urekar as the team’s Assistant General Manager while Sean Murray joins the organization as the team’s goaltending coach. 

By DriveSmartBC on Sunday May 19 2019

The RCMP's advanced driver training course was without a doubt the most fun of any course many of the participants had taken in their service. We used an inactive runway at the Boundary Bay airport in Delta and a collection of well used Crown Victoria police interceptors to polish our driving skills.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 19 2019

Nelson Police are urging the public of a cougar sighting during the past few days in lower and upper Fairview.

Police report NPD has received reports of sightings at Lakeside Park, 100 block Trevor Street and View Street.

Police encourage residents to monitor children closely outdoors and bring pets in at night.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday May 16 2019

In a media release, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) said police have initiated an investigation following the report of two aged cedar trees that have been felled on private property near Cottonwood Lake Regional Park south of Nelson.

By Boundary Sentinel on Thursday May 16 2019

Emergency officials at the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary Emergency Program are currently monitoring river levels forecasted to rise quickly in the Boundary.

Environment Canada is calling for between 15 and 30 millimeters of rain are expected in the region over the next 48 hours.

By Bob Hall on Thursday May 16 2019

Employment opportunities in today’s digital environment are abundant and a new Selkirk College program aims to prepare learners for a rewarding career vital in the foundation of tech.

By Contributor on Thursday May 16 2019

Sydney was found by a Good Samaritan and arrived at the BC SPCA’s Kamloops & District Branch heavily pregnant with an abscess on her paw.