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Environmental Films Come to Nelson

Environmental Films Come to Nelson

West Kootenay EcoSociety and the Civic Theatre are proud to bring two remarkable environmental films to Nelson. These two screenings will be fundraisers for both organizations.

Wednesday (February 1) the amazing film “To The Ends Of The Earth” will be screened and then on February 8 “KONELĪNE: our land beautiful” will be shown. Both films will start at 7 pm.

Tickets will be available online at civictheatre.ca or at the door.

Pacific Insight Electronics launches Diesel Genset

Pacific Insight Electronics launches Diesel Genset

Nelson-based electronics manufacturer, Pacific Insight Electronics, has launched Cummins Diesel Genset technology to provide a back-up generator for their Nelson manufacturing operations.

In a media release, the company said the goal is to provide continuous power for the entire facility including offices in the event of a power disruption.

Carmina Burana choral works come to Nelson

Carmina Burana choral works come to Nelson

It has been described as primitive and eloquent, inspiring and ominous, powerful and poignant. Truly, Carmina Burana is one of the greatest choral works of the 20th century and one whose popularity has never dwindled since its premiere in 1937.  
 

Canada Summer Jobs employer application deadline extended to Friday, February 3rd

Canada Summer Jobs employer application deadline extended to Friday, February 3rd

Kootenay-Columbia MP Wayne Stetski would like to remind employers interested in applying for Canada Summer Jobs funding for 2017 that the January 20 application deadline has been extended to Friday, February 3rd.

Service Canada extended the deadline by two weeks to allow more employers the opportunity to submit an application for funding.

In Kootenay–Columbia, Canada Summer Jobs 2017 will focus on applications which complement the following local priorities:

Help fight animal cruelty by ‘baking’ a difference

Help fight animal cruelty by ‘baking’ a difference

Looking to start the year by making a difference? By getting involved in National Cupcake Day™, animal lovers can help save the lives of animals in our communities simply by baking cupcakes and giving them away in exchange for a donation.
 
National Cupcake Day™ is cross-country event presented by the BC SPCA, the Ontario SPCA and participating humane societies.  This year, Cupcake Day falls on Monday, February 27 (the last Monday of February), but animal lovers and bakers are encouraged to fundraise throughout January and February.
 

Junior Dragons' Den is coming to Nelson

Junior Dragons' Den is coming to Nelson

The show that has gained national recognition across Canada on CBC Television, The Dragons Den, is coming to the Heritage City — well almost.

Junior Dragons Den, a local production in partnership between Community Futures Central Kootenay, CFDC Greater Trail, CFDC Central Kootenay, CFDC Boundary, CFDC Revelstoke and CFDC East Kootenay, is an opportunity for young entrepreneurs throughout the West Kootenay and Boundary area to pitch their business ideas to a panel of judges.

Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents a Brazilian Music Night

 Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series presents a Brazilian Music Night

The Selkirk Pro-Musica Concert Series kicks off 2017 with an evening of Brazilian jazz as part of the Brazilian Music Night Saturday, January 28th at the Shambhala Music & Performance Hall (10th and Elwyn).

Headlining the evening is vocalist Laura Landsberg and her quartet of local musicians — Don Clark, trumpet, Paul Landsberg, guitar, Rob Fahie, bass and Steven Parish, drums.

Wetland Open House and Site Tour Sunday in Meadow Creek

Wetland Open House and Site Tour Sunday in Meadow Creek

BC Wildlife Federation is holding an Open House and Site Tour for the Wetland Restoration Projects that have been taking place in partnership with private landowners in Meadow Creek. 

A presentation by international wetland restoration specialist Tom Biebighauser will take place at the Lardeau Valley Community Club at 1 p.m.

This will be followed by a site tour of active restoration (departing from hall at 2:30 p.m).

Where: Lardeau Valley Community Club – 13429 Highway 31 (Across HWY from Lardeau Forest Products), Meadow Creek, BC

Oxygen founders speak of journey to open Nelson's only artist-run centre

Oxygen founders speak of journey to open Nelson's only artist-run centre

A handful West Kootenay artists who went on to start the city’s only artist-run centre, will be the subject of discussion at 4 p.m. on Saturday, January 21 at the Oxygen Art Centre.

The founders’ talk is part of Oxygen’s exhibit and other happenings celebrating a decade and half of programming.

Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The Oxygen Art Centre is located at 320 Vernon St. (alley entrance).

Speakers include West Kootenay artists Natasha Smith and Boukje Elzinga and writers Verna Relkoff and Tom Wayman.

It's back — EcoSociety Winter Markets return

It's back — EcoSociety Winter Markets return

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is bringing back its series of Winter Markets to Nelson.

These markets will take place on January 28, February 25 and March 25 at Hart Hall (501 Carbonate St.) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All of the products that will be on offer are hand-made locally so you know you are supporting the local economy when you shop at these markets

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