September 2014

Kootenay Pride 2014 — Everybody loves a parade

Sunday's parade was enjoyed by a host of spectators as people lined up early to grab a place on Baker Street. — Madeleine Guenette photos

There was much to do this Kootenay Pride weekend as followers of the event flocked to the Heritage City for the many events planned for the Labour Day weekend.

Of course, for most spectators Sunday's parade through the downtown core of Nelson was the highlight of the weekend as many parade goers dressed up in lively costumes.

No start to school term as teachers continue to strike

Parents will once again be showing their displeasure with the two sides during a walk down Baker Street Tuesday beginning at noon from the former Exra Foods Parking lot on Baker Street.

The nightmare that started in the spring continues for students, parents and teachers as the opening of the 2014-15 public school term has been pushed back after negotiations between the B.C. Teachers’ Association and the bargaining agent for the provincial government, B.C. Public School Employers' Association, ended abruptly Saturday in Richmond.