The internet and social media like Facebook are changing the face of municipal elections – fully nine of the 10 city council candidates boast Facebook pages devoted to their campaigns.
There’s nothing like tweeting your own horn.
A social media policy that includes “tweeting” emergency information on Twitter will be employed by the regional district on a six month trial basis as the local government body tries to improve its lagging online presence.
The regional district is experiencing “difficulty” in achieving its emissions reduction target set for 2012, according to an internal report from its Environmental Services coordinator.
Our federal government is negotiating a free trade agreement with the European Union (CETA). This is an all encompassing agreement that covers labour standards, the environment and the ability of provincial and local governments to conduct business.
Unfortunately, the negotiations are taking place behind closed doors – so CETA is not on most people’s radar.
A 61-year-old man wielding a shotgun surrendered to police after a four hour stand-off last night in Midway, B.C.
At about 7 p.m. police responded to a call that a man had loaded weapons and was threatening to harm himself in his home.
RCMP members of the Boundary Regional Detachment (Midway and Grand Forks) secured the area warning neighbours and putting paramedics on standby.
The area around the home was blocked off by the Midway Fire Department keeping traffic a safe distance from the situation.
This season Canadian Mountain Holidays (CMH Heli-Skiing) is expanding their Powder University curriculum to include five new trips under the all new Powder U.
Powder 101: The Intro – Girl’s School
Four-day program, March 8-12, 2012, CMH Revelstoke.
The group will have its own dedicated pair of guide/instructors to turn each run into an alpine classroom.
Nelson Police Department was called to an altercation involving two males Wednesday evening at the Occupy Nelson camp in front of Nelson City Hall.
At 7:30 p.m., NPD attended the scene where two males were engaged in a verbal dispute and disturbance.
NPD members conducted an investigation into the incident and it was alleged that a 25-year-old Nelson man entered the protest grounds in an intoxicated state.