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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 07 2017

Two exciting and interconnected events are happening in Nelson, BC during the Fall/Winter of 2017: an art exhibition ‘Upstream Benefits: Artist-Run Culture in the Kootenays’, a 10 artist group show curated by Arin Fay and Miriam Needoba and co-produced by Touchstones and Oxygen Art Centre and the ‘Upstream Benefits – Rural Art Symposium’. These events celebrate the past decade of art and...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 05 2017

The Capitol Theatre is excited to have the Vancouver Arts Club’s continuing hilarious saga of mothering highs and lows with Mom’s The Word 3: Nest 1/2 Empty on Saturday, November 11th at 7:30 pm.

From the world-renowned creative team behind the Mom’s the Word series comes a new chapter in their stories of family and fracas. Their kids are grown, their marriages have matured, and their...

by Contributor on Saturday Nov 04 2017

Lisel Forst is an actor, director and emcee who is adding standup comic to her list of bonafides, on November 9th & 10th in the Front Room, and November 18th at Torchlight Brewing Company.

The charismatic star of “Puss in Boots”, “Steel Magnolias”, “Les Ms.” and “Cop Shop/Grow Op”, Lisel directed “Chicago” and “Rock of Ages”, while serving as the go-to host of Vesper Valentine’s hot...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 02 2017
The Nelson Chapter of the Council of Canadians is hosting a local update on the NAFTA trade talks with our local Member of Parliament, Wayne Stetski. The event is coming up 7 pm Tuesday, November 14th at the...
by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Nov 02 2017

Selkirk College Students’ Union students took to the streets during Halloween for a food drive asking for donations to the Selkirk College student food banks.

A handful of students, most of whom were our elected directors, went door to door in Nelson collecting donations. 

"Each year we are more successful in getting a larger collective donation from the community," said...
by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 01 2017

The Deconstructing Dinner Film Festival featuring documentary films on food and drink is celebrating its fifth year and will be hosted in Nelson, Kaslo and Rossland.

The schedule for 2017 is spread out between November 1 and 12.

The popular event was founded in 2012 by Nelson food journalist Jon Steinman of Deconstructing Dinner.

Launching the Fest on Wednesday (November 1...

by Contributor on Tuesday Oct 31 2017

Representatives of the Selkirk College Students’ Union will be leading a Trick or Treat food drive collecting food items in place of candy this Halloween a media release said.

Students will go door-to-door in the community asking for donations to the Selkirk College student food banks.

“Students have been depending on the food bank significantly more due to the ever...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Writers will be happy to know of the announcement of the opening of the Kootenay Literary Competition 2018.

Submissions will be accepted beginning October 7, 2017 with a final deadline of December 31, 2017.

This year's theme is "Origins".

Writers from...

by Contributor on Sunday Oct 29 2017

Individuals with narcolepsy are invited to participate in an ongoing medication research study.

Okanagan Clinical Trials, a medical research company located in Kelowna, is currently conducting a study to determine the effectiveness of an investigational medication in treating excessive daytime sleepiness in type 1 and 2 narcolepsy.  

“Narcolepsy often takes years to recognize and...

by Contributor on Friday Oct 27 2017

Save-On-Foods is celebrating the grand opening of BC Children’s Hospital’s new Family Immunization Clinic, which the grocery company funded through a $15 million donation.

The clinic is the first in the country to be located in a hospital, and will provide patients and their families with all publicly-funded immunizations. It is intended to increase immunization rates among children,...