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Kootenay cannabis growers, analysts pan new Health Canada policy

New requirement to build facility before licence approval will discourage growers from going legit

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings

Small producers group plans to incorporate a co-op later this year

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Hong Kong police shoot protester in the street
Metis veterans receive long-awaited recognition for Second World War contributions
Surgical objects left in patients on the rise in Canada
Elizabeth May resigns as leader of Green party

Rossland moves forward on single-use plastic bag ban bylaw

Bylaw given first reading at last council meeting

Premier Horgan talks jobs and opportunity at Castlegar mill

Upbeat visit brings message of hope and co-operation among Kootenay forestry players

Facing high regulatory barriers, Kootenay cannabis producers gather for support

Symposium on barriers facing legalization attended by hundreds

Rossland farmer’s market manager best in province

Miche Warwick honoured for dedication to local food production and distribution

Slocan Valley to be ‘lit up’ with high-speed internet in 12 months

125 kilometres of fibre-optic cable to be laid from Nakusp to Playmor Junction

Bylaw banning plastic bags introduced to Rossland council

Fines up to $100 for businesses offering plastic bags at check-out

Castlegar’s first pot shop to open on Friday

The Higher Path is the culmination of years of hard work by owner Jeff Thompson

Rossland tech firm raises $4 million in financing

Thoughtexchange has raised $4 million in financing from Vancouver investment firm Yaletown Partners

  • Feb 7, 2019

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Selkirk College raises tuition fees

Two-per-cent increase for domestic students

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Students’ union says this year’s two-per-cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Sudents’ union says this year’s 2 per cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Former ski champ and MLA’s son hope to open Castlegar cannabis store next month

Felix Belczyk and Ben Conroy are in the approval process for local Spiritleaf outlet

Hurting at the pumps: High West Kootenay gas prices surprise expert

Stations are charging double the average retail markup, says fuel analyst

Gold exploration company opens shop in Rossland

Nervous financial markets, permitting delays put Currie Rose Resources behind schedule

Castlegar commission delays rec complex grant application decision — again

Millions have been slashed from the cost of the community complex project, but concern about the price tag remains

Rosssland ski bus returns this year — with a fee

Company to offer service from downtown to RED Mountain 12 hours a day