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Mike Farnworth speaks to invitees of the Build Back Better, Together intergovernmental flood recovery forum in Abbotsford on July 14. (Twitter/Watershed Watch Salmon Society)

Flood recovery forum in Fraser Valley focused on ‘breaking down silos’

Governments, private sector representatives met in unprecedented way to discuss rebuilding region

 

Protesters, many carrying Sri Lankan flags, gather outside the presidents office in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Saturday, July 9, 2022. Sri Lankan protesters stormed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa’s residence and nearby office on Saturday as tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the capital Colombo in the biggest demonstration yet to vent their fury against a leader they hold responsible for the island nation’s worst economic crisis. (AP Photo/Thilina Kaluthotage)

Sri Lanka opposition meets to name new government amid turmoil

Protesters stormed the president and prime minister’s homes over the country’s economic crisis

 

Premier John Horgan was in Vernon June 25 for a meeting with the Vernon Fire Rescue Services team along with his NDP counterparts. (VFRS photo)

Vernon residents demand better from politicians

LETTER: Governments are spending us into bankruptcy

Premier John Horgan was in Vernon June 25 for a meeting with the Vernon Fire Rescue Services team along with his NDP counterparts. (VFRS photo)
FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)

Polarized view of democracy is a false reality: Okanagan College professor

Dr. Rosalind Warner argues more that we agree on than disagree

FILE - Rioters loyal to President Donald Trump rally at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
The framework for a governance and services study for the Central Okanagan West electoral area has been approved by the Regional District of Central Okanagan Dec. 8, 2021. (File photo)

Governance study moves forward for Central Okanagan West

A final report is expected to be delivered by end of September 2022

The framework for a governance and services study for the Central Okanagan West electoral area has been approved by the Regional District of Central Okanagan Dec. 8, 2021. (File photo)
Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file

‘Bureaucratic bungle’: No timeline on Kelowna airport opening to international travel

Kelowna International Airport has not offered international services since April 9, 2020

Kelowna International Airport. —Image: Capital News file
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters in New York. Moïse was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Moïse’s wife, First Lady Martine Moïse, is hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

‘The message to the people of Haiti is this is a tragic tragedy’

FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo, Haiti’s President Jovenel Moise addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters in New York. Moïse was assassinated after a group of unidentified people attacked his private residence, the country’s interim prime minister said in a statement Wednesday, July 7, 2021. Moïse’s wife, First Lady Martine Moïse, is hospitalized, interim Premier Claude Joseph said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Voters head to cast their ballot in Canada’s federal election at the Fairbanks Interpretation Centre in Dartmouth, N.S., on October 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Parties rake in millions in donations despite pandemic, padding campaign war chests

Federal parties appear to have seen a drop in their fundraising in 2020

Voters head to cast their ballot in Canada’s federal election at the Fairbanks Interpretation Centre in Dartmouth, N.S., on October 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Premier Jason Kenney (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Premier Jason Kenney (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

EDITORIAL: Maintaining a strong democracy

Canada has placed fifth worldwide for the level of its democracy

The Peace Tower is pictured on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, Jan. 25, 2021, as lawmakers return to the House of Commons following the winter break. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Twenty-three B.C. mayors have asked Premier John Horgan to enshrine five pillars of action that give natural resource development a key role in B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)

B.C. mayors want key role for resource development in pandemic recovery

23 leaders pen letter to premier, asking for inclusion in new policy discussions

Twenty-three B.C. mayors have asked Premier John Horgan to enshrine five pillars of action that give natural resource development a key role in B.C.’s post-pandemic economic recovery plan. (Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
The Sovereign Lake Nordic Club was named a recipient of the Regional Distict of North Okanagan’s newly established Rural Economic Development Service.(Trish Gobeil photo)

North Okanagan district invests in rural areas

New grants seek to diversify, provide opportuntities for rural communities in RDNO

The Sovereign Lake Nordic Club was named a recipient of the Regional Distict of North Okanagan’s newly established Rural Economic Development Service.(Trish Gobeil photo)
Secondary residences in the Agricultural Land Reserve in the Regional District of North Okanagan must now be approved by the local government and the Agricultural Land Commission following provincial changes. (file)

Secondary dwellings in North Okanagan’s ALR not banned: Ministry

Provincial changes require additional approval for mobile, manufactured homes on farmland in RDNO

Secondary residences in the Agricultural Land Reserve in the Regional District of North Okanagan must now be approved by the local government and the Agricultural Land Commission following provincial changes. (file)