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By Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Oct 26 2020

Elections BC announced Monday that it estimates at least 52.4% of registered voters voted in the 2020 Provincial General Election.

In a media release, Elections BC said 670,324 voters voted in their electoral district during the advance voting period, and 546,877 voters voted on Election Day at their assigned voting place.

By The Conversation on Monday Oct 26 2020

By Victoria Wagner, Christopher Fernandez-Prada, and Martin Olivier, from The Conversation

By Contributor on Sunday Oct 25 2020

The NDP is projected to form a majority government following Saturday's provincial election, with Katrine Conroy being re-elected in Kootenay West by a landslide, and Brittny Anderson, NDP has been declared the provisional winner in Nelson-Creston. The West Kootenay EcoSociety congratulates our local elected MLAs and wants to work together on the following priorities.

By Timothy Schafer on Saturday Oct 24 2020

This story has been updated with most recent vote count from Elections BC on October 25, 2020, 1:58 a.m.

The BC Election race turned into a sprint as an NDP majority government was declared elected barely 90 minutes after the polling stations closed across the province Saturday night.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Saturday Oct 24 2020

More than 700 elementary, middle and high schools participating in the Student Vote program for the 2020 British Columbia election mirrored the electorate in the province to predict the final outcome of the provincial count.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 23 2020

Nelson Hydro is planning a power outage for parts of Uphill Sunday, October 25, 2020.

The planned outage, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., is from 611 to 1124 Hoover Street as well as side streets of Poplar, Mountain, Cherry, Park, Cedar, Hendryx and Hall (see map for more detail).

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 23 2020

Don’t worry about waiting up late Saturday night to see who’s the winner in the 2020 BC Election.

Officials with Elections BC said Friday that Saturday’s final results probably won't be released until November 16, however that date is not set in stone due to the extra time it will take to tabulate mail-in ballots.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Oct 23 2020

Candidates for the Nelson-Creston seat in the BC Legislature had an excellent chance to appear prove to the electorate they are the best choice to represent the riding during an All-Candidates Forum Thursday afternoon at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 22 2020

Environment Canada said a low-pressure system moving southeast across Vancouver Island will continue to give snow at times heavy Friday, with snowfall total amounts of 10 to 15 cm is expected.

“Totals accumulations of 10 to 20 cm can be expected over most areas,” Environment Canada said.

By Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Oct 22 2020

Kootenay Co-op Radio is giving voters in Nelson-Creston one last chance to hear from the candidates in the upcoming provincial election.

The local radio station is hosting an All-Candidates forum Thursday, October 22 from 5-6 p.m. at the Civic Theatre in Nelson.