MLA says ministry holding Mainroad accountable

!Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett says province is holding Mainroad East Kootenay Contracting to account with winter highway maintenance.  - Townsman file photo
  • East Kootenay Cranbrook posted Jan 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM

“If the problems persist, I will recommend to the minister that the ministry get out of the contract,” Bill Bennett said.


Two Canadians among 5 killed in Mexico nightclub shooting

  • Canada updated Jan 16, 2017 at 7:10 PM

The shooting happened at the electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen.


B.C.'s first-time home buyer program attracting applicants, minister says

  • B.C.  posted Jan 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Rich Coleman says nearly 30 applications were submitted without six hours of launch

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Avs men continue slide against Camosun

  • Cranbrook posted Jan 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Banged up Avs only manage one set win in tough weekend against Chargers, start out second semester 0-4.

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Nitros can’t keep up with Thunder Cats

  • Kimberley posted Jan 16, 2017 at 5:00 PM

Dynamiters lose to Creston Valley 5-2, end Kimberley Civic Centre winning streak and fall behind in Eddie Mountain division race.


Women's sex-harassment suit against RCMP certified as class action

  • B.C. updated Jan 16, 2017 at 4:28 PM

A formal approval hearing is likely in May, according to the women's lawyers.

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Clean needle programs too dangerous, federal prison officials tell court

  • updated Jan 17, 2017 at 2:13 AM

Needles too dangerous for prison: feds

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