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BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

BC VIEWS: Bonus baths for B.C. seniors

Health Minister Terry Lake blames Ottawa for delay in increasing care home staff, but that doesn't add up
COLUMN: Council meetings — you're invited

COLUMN: Council meetings — you're invited

From Nelson city councillor Michael Dailly...
BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

BC VIEWS: Fake news and the blood system

Labour groups claim paid donations to supply plasma-derived drugs are a health hazard, but BC already uses them from the U.S.
COLUMN: Nelson’s discourse is intelligent, polite, and animated

COLUMN: Nelson’s discourse is intelligent, polite, and animated

Deb Kozak reflects on kindness and public discourse in our city.
BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

BC VIEWS: Making health care ‘free’ again

Premier Christy Clark and Finance Minister Mike de Jong said MSP premiums send an important signal. Not any more
COLUMN: Why even good mayors can’t do their jobs

COLUMN: Why even good mayors can’t do their jobs

Senior governments tax "billions of dollars out of communities and very little comes back to help run cities."
COLUMN: How the City of Nelson pays for its operations

COLUMN: How the City of Nelson pays for its operations

Councillor Valerie Warmington somebasics of the budget.
BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

BC VIEWS: Zombie HST and other tax tales

Could some version of the harmonized sales tax return to B.C.? If Christy Clark is re-elected, it's possible
COLUMN: Being yourself at the Library

COLUMN: Being yourself at the Library

Nelson author Anne Degrace's latest column for the Nelson Star.
BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

BC VIEWS: Election budget sets the stage

Youth in care, hiring teachers, mental health and drug addiction hot topics as legislature resumes