In a flurry of meetings last week, the Village of McBride adopted a budget, appointed a new Chief Administrative Officer, and set a tentative date for a special election to fill former-Councillor Bob Callaghan’s empty seat.
The Wildfire Management Branch is currently responding to 20 new fires, all of which started yesterday.
In 2005, the Forest Practices Board released a special report on the state of BC’s forestry and resource roads. Ten years later, it’s not much better.
Staff at the Ontario Securities Commission say that GITC and Amal Asfour, its director and CEO, failed to understand their “schemes” were prohibited and all the applications GITC made to the British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program have been rejected.
With both McBride and Valemount Councils now recording and broadcasting their meetings, the Regional District isn’t yet following suit; though it could be in the cards, if residents express interest.
Students at Valemount Secondary School got to experience a variety of workshops ranging from trades, to fine arts, to recreation and academics.
The two day Herd Talk Workshop last week was the tip of the ice berg in terms of knowing horses and through them, knowing ourselves and others better.
This aerial photo of “Pond 12”, the largest pond in the 550-hectare Valemount Peatland, clearly shows the woody debris from the high level of Kinbasket Reservoir is clogging half or the pond.
A workshop is coming up at the end of May to help local volunteers build and maintain the bike trails professionally.
Christian Blixrud arrived in Nepal four months ago to volunteer. And then, in late April, a powerful earthquake struck.
I think many people in the Robson Valley area agree that it would be good to have the opportunity to watch Regional District meetings either online or on TV.
Rob Sharp showcased some fashionable boxer shorts for the assembled at the Anglican United Church’s fashion show last week.