New cannabis laws will have big impact on local governments

Local governments need to prepare for the impacts of a major new industry as Canada moves toward changes in marijuana laws. A presentation by Denise...

Letter to the Editor re: Provincial flooding chaos reaches valley

Dear Editor, My mother was up in Sullivan Valley in spring 1948 and the stories that she told were much worse. This time there were...

Heffley community group makes strong case for cell service

We tend to take cellphone service for granted, until we haven’t got it. Most of the area between Heffley Creek and Sun Peaks is a...

Letter to the editor on “Burning the Midnight Oil”

In your recent article ‘Burning the Midnight Oil’ there is a quote from filmmaker Kieran Nikula: “It’s funny, I am reminded of old stories...

Finding the right bylaw isn’t always easy

Many years ago, a very wise and respected civic politician was fond of saying, “Governments can’t regulate people’s behaviour.” But while he was wise and...