The EcoSociety says John Horgan's BC Government has spent twice as much on oil and gas subsidies as it has on it's entire climate program, that’s $998 million dollars on oil and gas and just $484 million trying to cut carbon pollutions.
Elections BC hopes to have final election results by November 16th but Conroy says "she's in"; any mail-in ballots will only change the percentage for this riding and Conroy says she’s officially been declared.
Butcher’s podium was centre stage Thursday morning, facing what would typically be a packed audience in Nelson’s Capitol Theatre, but on this day physically distanced jury members filled what seemed a mile-long gap between the actual proceedings and the members of public at the back of the room.
Desmond Cole is a Canadian writer and activist who Barron thinks is going to be proactive and “tell it like it is”; he kicks off the event with a virtual keynote speech at 9AM via Zoom. There will also be activities, interactive lectures, breaks and links to community supports.
Councillor Krog called Monday’s discussion on the matter insane, calling out his fellow councillors for going from potentially asking 2000 voters to asking his proposed questions to between 10,000 and 15,000 people while hoping the RDKB might pitch in.
Council wanted a lighter touch; amendments are seeing larger quantities of chickens being permitted and coops being allowed in other garden spaces on your property besides the yard behind your house. Nothing is yet set in stone and another public hearing is scheduled for November 16th.
White says so far it looks to have been an average year for bear complaints which he chalks up to how strong their presence has been in the area, adding they’d rather feed in their natural habitat and are only drawn to city centres when they're hungry.
Last month 95% of total rain fell during a three day period starting on the 23rd. If you're already hearing that BC is in for a more severe winter than normal this year, Ellis says it isn’t necessarily that simple and even he doesn’t know what we’re in for.
The host was identified and told the event was being shut down but reportedly refused. As a result two $230 violation tickets were issued for failing to abide the officer's direction and failing to comply with patron distancing conditions.