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GROUP OFFERS SUPPORT, INFORMATION FOR NELSON FAMILIES LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

GROUP OFFERS SUPPORT, INFORMATION FOR NELSON FAMILIES LIVING WITH DEMENTIA

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can leave family caregivers in Nelson feeling isolated.

But they need to know they're not alone, says Julie Leffelaar, the regional Support & Education Coordinator for the Alzheimer Society of B.C. for Nelson and the West Kootenay region.

"There are other people to share the journey with you," she says.

The Society runs a monthly dementia caregiver support group in Nelson, for residents who want to prepare themselves with current information that will help improve quality of life with the disease.

Practical Financial Solutions: Super Seven ways to save and grow RRSP

Practical Financial Solutions: Super Seven ways to save and grow RRSP

You already know that one of the best retirement savings strategies for most Canadians is a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) -- and, as this year’s RRSP contribution deadline nears, here is a Super Seven list of some of the best ways to get the most from your RRSP.
 
1. Beat that deadline:   This year’s RRSP contribution deadline is February29, 2016 – don’t miss it!

LVR debate teams finish in medals at J. Lloyd Crowe Tournament

LVR debate teams finish in medals at J. Lloyd Crowe Tournament

A pair of L.V. Rogers teams finished in the medal during the recent Seventh annual J.Lloyd Crowe Secondary Debate Tourney in Trail.

Sophie Edney and Margaret Saville from LVR took home first place came in first place in the junior category while Hita Manhas and Jaden How placed third.

Second place went to Justin Ma and Chris Mountain from J. Lloyd Crowe.

Individually, LVR's Edney finished first, Ma second, and Manhas of LVR third. 

Chris Mountain was fourth ((JLC), Margaret Saville (LVR) took 5thplace and Jaden How was 6th.

Burn Better — 66 Wood Stove Rebates Up for Grabs

Burn Better — 66 Wood Stove Rebates Up for Grabs

Since 2009 the RDCK has been collaborating with local municipalities to help residents save money and improve local air quality through the Wood Stove Exchange Program.  
 
The RDCK is one of 13 regions across BC to receive funding from the Province and the BC Lung Association to administer a local wood stove exchange program in 2016.

Columbia Basin Trust announces $9M in new grants for recreation infrastructure

Columbia Basin Trust announces $9M in new grants for recreation infrastructure

Columbia Basin Trust is pleased to announce a new granting program that will provide financial help to groups and organizations wishing to construct new recreation infrastructure or upgrade existing infrastructure. Recreation Infrastructure Grants will offer $3 million per year over the next three years.

Tree series by Elaine Van Staalduinen shows at the Nelson Library

Tree series by Elaine Van Staalduinen shows at the Nelson Library

Elaine Van Staalduinen has worked in scratchboard, charcoal, pencil and mixed media, but it is the beauty of line and the honesty of black and white that  excites her, perhaps most when she is rendering images from the natural world.

Nelson Council of Canadians showing documentary about corporate tax theft in Canada

Nelson Council of Canadians showing documentary about corporate tax theft in Canada

Canadian corporations and investors have hidden away at least $199 billion in tax havens around the world, resulting in the loss of up to $10 billion in revenue every year.

EcoSociety Brings 'Fractured Land' to Nelson

EcoSociety Brings 'Fractured Land' to Nelson

“Anyone who can throw a hatchet and sue you is a force to be reckoned with.”  

That’s how renowned climate activist Bill McKibben describes Caleb Behn, a young First Nations warrior and lawyer who may become one of his generation’s leaders – if he can discover how to overcome fractures within himself, his community, and the world around him.

Glamourie now open at Oxygen Art Centre

Glamourie now open at Oxygen Art Centre


The Oxygen Art Centre will mark the turning of the year and the coming of the light with the introspective creativity of multimedia artist Sam Talbot-Kelly.

Red Seal cooking training for now offered closer to home

Red Seal cooking training for now offered closer to home

An exciting opportunity for working cooks to gain valuable certification at Selkirk College’s Tenth Street Campus in Nelson begins on February 15.

The well-established Professional Cook Training Program has been a cornerstone of Selkirk College’s hospitality training for decades. Students interested in culinary careers have been taking the Professional Cook 1 and Professional Cook 2 levels that are based out of Mary Hall on the Tenth Street Campus which has equipped them with the knowledge and skills for gainful employment.

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