I was 14 when North Korea invaded South Korea in 1950. As an adolescent, I was more preoccupied with puberty-related personal issues than politics. But when Canada sent military personnel as part of a UN effort, I religiously followed the battle lines. Every day the local paper’s front page reported how troops were doing, with a map showing enemy and allied movements.
Canada has major income tax loopholes that favour the wealthy, arguably cost the country (ergo all of us taxpayers who aren’t rich enough to qualify for them) billions of dollars overall, and make lesser-income people pay more than their fair share, while further enriching the already-rich.
Premier John Horgan shuffled the deck chairs for the Provincial Cabinet Wednesday, which landed Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall in the seat of Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness.
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RCMP are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown male suspect who is believed to be responsible for the theft of a package from the porch of a Castlegar home in mid-December.
Every high-income country with universal health care allows private medical insurance to cover some necessary health-care costs, except Canada, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.
The L.V. Rogers Bombers kick open the Hangar doors to play host to the Kootenay Classic 2020 High School Boys Basketball Tournament Friday and Saturday.
The New Year begins with new utility rates for Nelson homeowners.
The final stamp has been given to three of the city’s major utilities — as well as garbage and recycling — and the final answer is an increase in all.
A Chinese New Year Renewal Celebration in support of the Nelson Food Bank is being held Saturday (January 25) at 385 Suite #2 Baker Street in Nelson.
The Regional District of Central Kootenay is joining forces with the province to encourage residents to replace their old wood stoves with cleaner burning models.
The RDCK is collaborating with local municipalities to help residents burn better through the Wood Stove Exchange Rebate Program.
Glacier Gymnastics is hosting its first major event of the competitive season when the Nelson-based club welcomes gymnasts to the Judges Cup Saturday at the Civic Centre Facility.
Teams from throughout the Kootenays are expected to attend.
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