Canada isn’t widely known for seismic activity, but few regions of the country are immune to the occasional quake.
Here are some facts from Earthquakes Canada:
— There were 265 earthquakes in and around the country to Jan. 28 of this year, ranging from a barely detectable 0.0-magnitude shake in Quebec to a 4.4-magnitude tremor in the Rocky Mountains.
Continue reading 265 earthquakes have been recorded in Canada so far this year
Untangling the Web: Online Safety and Sexting
Among BC Youth
Study finds youth who are cyberbullied are
10 times as likely to bully others
New report looks at results of survey of 30,000 BC students
Continue reading Study finds youth who are cyberbullied 10 times as likely to bully others
The four-legged weather forecasters aren’t on the same footing when it comes to whether we’ll see an early spring.
Continue reading Ground Hog Day – an early end to winter? Depends on the Woodchuck
Armed Robbery – Police Seek Information
Police in the Elk Valley are investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred on the evening of Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at the convenience store located in Sparwood Heights. The incident occurred just before 10:00 pm.
Continue reading Armed Robbery at convenience in Sparwood Heights
Family Day is celebrated on the 3rd Monday of February except in BC where it’s the 2nd Monday of February.
Continue reading BC Family Day Holiday Monday February 8th
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TMTVNEWS.COM, Nelson BC Canada – (RDCK) – Renovations to the Nelson and District Community Complex (NDCC) Aquatic Centre are now well underway. The majority of demolition work is done, new change room lockers have arrived, tile design and colours have been selected and the first truckload of concrete was poured this week, the RDCK announced last week.
Continue reading Concrete Progress on Nelson Pool Renos
TMTVNEWS.COM, East Kootenay — February is heart awareness month with Heart and Stroke and Valentine’s Day. East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) has resolved to improve health and safety for its members, staff and the larger community by installing defibrillator devices at each of its branches.
Continue reading Defibrillators Installed at All EKC Branches
TMTVNEWS.COM – The BC Coroners Service has concluded its scene investigation of the area of the Renfrew snowmobiling area near McBride where five men died on Jan. 29 as a result of an avalanche.
Continue reading BC Coroner concludes avalanche investigation after five snowmobilers killed
It is likely of no surprise that Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services are the most represented sectors in the Basin-Boundary economy, but did you know that Professional, Scientific and Technical Services also plays a huge role in our economy (with Manufacturing following closely)?…
Continue reading Planned Business Expansion Represents Over $420 Million in Investment
Fortis is worried as it deals with an increase in vandalism incidents, including bullet damage throughout the Okanagan and Kootenays.
Continue reading Fortis B.C. transmission lines vandalized – including bullet damage