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by Contributor on Monday Apr 22 2019

Disasters facing our communities, our economies and our businesses are becoming a real possibility and we need to be ready.

Emergency and economic resilience planning is becoming an essential focus for communities and Community Futures Central Kootenay (CFCK) wants to teach you how to prepare, respond and recover. CFCK recently hosted a Community Economic Development Forum April 8...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 19 2019

Locally made Parachutes for the Planet will be displayed as part of Nelson's Earth Day festivities on April 22. Come to the parade and enjoy the fun at Hall Street Plaza, and then wander up IODE park between Herridge Lane and Victoria to see local artwork by school children and other community members.

Parachutes for the Planet is a youth-inspired collective art project...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Apr 17 2019

In need of a new pair of shoes and wondering where the old pair show go?

Then look no farther than boxes situation around Nelson looking to gather up old shoes as part of the Shoe Bank Canada April Shoe Drive.

Coordinated by Jackie Nedelec, in conjunction with Rotary Club of Nelson Daybreak, the non-profit group is collecting shoes that will connect footwear to clients at the...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Apr 16 2019

More than 60 people, mostly from the first responder community, took advantage of perfect running weather to support the inaugural Sarah Beckett Memorial Run on the waterfront in Nelson.

The Nelson run was part of the provincially-coordinated Sarah Beckett Memorial Run held on Vancouver Island.

The event was in support of Cst. Sarah Beckett, who died tragically in the line of...

by Contributor on Sunday Apr 14 2019

The BC Utilities Commission (BCUC) has approved FortisBC’s request to maintain its 2018 electricity rates in 2019. FortisBC’s last electric rate change took place in 2017, meaning that rates have been at the same level for three years.

“Recent customer growth, in addition to finding savings in our operations over the past few years, are two of the factors keeping rates steady for our...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 12 2019

A second childhood is possible —a nd one way to get there is to write for children.

On Thursday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library, award-winning children’s author Marty Chan offers a free talk about writing books for kids, and will read from his own work.

Through show-and-tell, anecdotes, and short writing exercises, Chan will reveal his approach to writing books that...

by Contributor on Friday Apr 12 2019

BLACK PRODUCTIONS, the company that brought you Grease, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Chicago and Cabaret, Rock of Ages and Steel Magnolias is proud to be bringing MAMMA MIA to the Capitol Theatre stage May 23-36, 2019.
MAMMA MIA is a stage production where a young woman wants to invite the father she's never known to her wedding — only to discover that there are three possible choices —...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Are you one of the two-thirds of British Columbians who have personally known someone living with dementia?

If you are living with dementia or know someone else who is, you can show your support for them by registering for the IG Wealth Management Walk for Alzheimer’s. The fundraiser in support of the Alzheimer Society of B.C. takes place at the Nelson Rotary Lakeside Park at 11 a.m. on...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 10 2019

Nelson and District Arts Council, Hidden Creek Art and Ecology Retreat have joined forces again to host the fourth annual Wood Gundy Hidden Creek Artist’s Residency, located at Grohman creek, a short boat ride from the City of Nelson.

The collective goal is to provide artists with a “retreat style” setting in order to work on or develop their Art in the areas of visual art, creative...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 08 2019

On Thursday (April 11) the Kootenay United Cannabis Association (KUCA), in cooperation with the Regional District of Central Kootenay, will host the Kootenay/Columbia Symposium at the Prestige Lakeside Resort in Nelson.

The Symposium runs from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The industry stakeholder event will identify barriers in transitioning to the regulated cannabis economy, and examine...