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The Dogwood Initiative, like it’s sister group LeadNow, grew to substantial influence during the Harper and Clark era in large part by consolidating anti-pipeline activism into a political and fundraising force. 
 
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It is official!

After a three year campaign, Nelson CARES has reached the Room to Live fundraising goal of $690,000 to refurbish and maintain Ward Street Place, an affordable housing block in downtown Nelson.

“We could not have done this without the full support of the Nelson...

Not so fast Nelson Leafs.

The Beaver Valley Nitehawks registered a statement win Friday against Murdoch rival Nelson Leafs as all teams began the stretch run to the end of the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League season.

The defending KIJHL Champs scored twice in the second...

What you see is what you get.

All that talk prior to the January 10 roster deadline for Kootenay International Junior Hockey League teams proved to be a lot of smoke and mirrors for the Nelson Leafs.

It’s not that management was not busy working the phones trying to find the...

Kalein Hospice Program is hosting a Community Open House Thursday, January 25 at the location at 402 West Richards Street in Nelson.

The Open House is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The first hour is set aside for the activity before a meal from noon to 1 p.m.

The Kalein Hospice Program is offered weekly in a beautiful,...

Anyone interested in expanding their horizons regarding Proportional Representation can attend a information session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, January 30 at Selkirk College in Kaslo.

Andy Shadrack, who has runpreviously for the Greens in provincial or federal elections, is the instructor.

The evening will focus on information on Proportional Representation and other voting strategies as...

Crash causes highway closure, no serious injuries

Highway 22 near Genelle was reduced to single-lane, alternating traffic briefly  this afternoon after a single-vehicle roll-over, according to Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire Rescue Cpt. Grant Tyson.

He said four firefighters from Genelle and three from Trail responded to a call that came in at 2 p.m.

He said the vehicle, an SUV, had three occupants, all of whom were treated for...

The number of doctors in Canada (per person) lags far behind other developed countries, and if current trends continue, Canada likely won’t close the gap in the coming years, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.

“Physicians play a crucial role in Canada’s health-care system, but compared to other...