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by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 27 2019

Know your bike and where you’re permitted to ride it in BC Parks.

In response to the growing popularity of electric bikes, BC Parks is implementing an e-bike policy to help protect sensitive wildlife, ecosystems and cultural values.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 26 2019

These days, sports reporting is full of stories about one GOAT or another - as in the "greatest of all-time." This is a story about actual goats.

by Dermod Travis on Thursday Aug 22 2019

“It's your fault.” “No it's not, it's yours.” “Stop bickering, why don't we all just agree to blame it on the Speaker?” “We can't do that.” “Why not? It makes perfect sense and it gets us all off the hook at the same time.”

by Contributor on Thursday Aug 22 2019

Hundreds of Canadian scientists sent a letter this morning (August 22, 2019) to Stéphane Perrault, the Chief Electoral Officer, urging Elections Canada to clarify how the science on climate change can be communicated during the election period. 

by Castlegar Source on Tuesday Aug 20 2019

The Southeast District Major Crime Unit is investigating following the discovery of the bodies of two men on Saturday afternoon near Ashcroft.

On Aug. 17,  Lytton RCMP frontline officers were called to a rural area north of Spences Bridge for a report that two bodies had been discovered at that location.

by Contributor on Monday Aug 19 2019

George Hazard-Benoit has been found safe and sound after spending 30 plus hours in thick dense woods in the Lions Lake area in Mackenzie.

George was reported missing after he became separated from his mom while she and a friend were berry picking.

by Contributor on Saturday Aug 17 2019

From brightly coloured bluebirds to intense looks from an Arctic fox, entrants are stunning us once again with their photo submissions to the BC SPCA’s Wildlife-In-Focus Photography Contest, which is open for entries until midnight Aug. 31.

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Aug 15 2019

A recent Stats Canada survey said men are more likely to consume cannabis that females.

The National Cannabis Survey, released Thursday, shows 16 per cent of Canadians over the age of 15 years reported using pot in April, May or June.

by Contributor on Tuesday Aug 13 2019

Investigators in Nanaimo are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man they believe has information relating to an ongoing murder investigation.

by Castlegar Source on Monday Aug 12 2019

The Manitoba Medical Examiner has completed the autopsies and confirmed that the two deceased men located in Manitoba on Aug. 7, 2019 were Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, according to Dawn Roberts, Director in Charge, BC RCMP Communication.

She said their next of kin have been notified and they have been offered support.

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