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by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Oxygen Art Centre is thrilled to announce that Natasha Smith will be taking over the coordination of the arts education program for Children, Youth and Adults.  While this work was previously managed by the multi-hat wearing Executive Director, moving forward the goal is for the organization to have a more sustainable and diversified staffing profile through which to grow.   Natasha Smith may...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Sep 20 2017

Saturday night on Victoria Street in Nelson, the Capitol Theatre opens it’s season with a doubleheader of masterful live performances.

The curtain is lifted on the new season Saturday night followed by the first Family Series presentation on Sunday afternoon.

Saturday at 7:30 p.m., RagMop Theatre presents...

by Bob Hall on Monday Sep 18 2017

Students focused on a career in the legal profession have started their studies in a unique program at Selkirk College that aims to bring a rural base to future pursuits.

The Selkirk College Law & Justice Studies diploma program is designed to provide the skills, training and support for a career in a variety of legal professions including law, law enforcement, paralegal,...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 18 2017

Touchstones Nelson: Museum of Art and History is delighted to announce the completion of a project that sheds light on many of the local soldiers who served during the First World War.

During the First World War, the Nelson Canadian Club gathered a remarkable collection of around two hundred individual and group photographs of Kootenay area soldiers. In 1985
this collection...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 14 2017

Nelson & District Credit Union is pleased by the Government of British Columbia (BC)’sdecision to reinstate the credit union tax treatment, which was announced in the September 11, 2017 B.C. budget update.

Previously, the lower tax rate was implemented in recognition of the fact that BC credit unions are in a unique position to reinvest capital back into the provincial economy....

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 14 2017

The Village of Salmo is pleased to announce the names of the artists whose work has been selected for the September 2017 – January 2018 window art display. They are Salmo paleo-artist Wade Moravec, Salmo Valley nature artist Dulcie Rich and Nelson potter Jan Formby. The new art displays will be installed on September 21,2017.


by Contributor on Tuesday Sep 12 2017

The Nelson Air Cadet squadron started its 65th year of Air Cadets in the Heritage City during training September 6th, 2017.

At the first parade, one of the adult staff of the Squadron, Brittnee Wallin, was promoted to the rank of Second Lieutenant.

This is 2Lt Wallin’s first promotion since joining the Canadian Armed Forces as a Cadet Instructor in 2013....

by Contributor on Monday Sep 11 2017

The old adage for writers is “write what you know.” But what happens when you set your novel in your own backyard? What are the successes — and what are the perils?

The Nelson Public Library celebrates B.C. Culture Days with a panel discussion on just that topic on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. The event, entitled “Once Upon a Time...

by Contributor on Sunday Sep 10 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people across Canada are expected to participate in the Annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 17th, a fundraising event taking place in over 700 communities that continue to embody the indomitable spirit of Terry Fox.

Nelson's event begins with registration at 8:30 a.m. before the warm up at 9:20 a.m. The Terry Fox Run goes at 9:30 a.m.


by Contributor on Thursday Sep 07 2017

With more than 24,000 patients enrolled since the service was introduced a year ago, and a new automated registration system now launched, use of Interior Health’s MyHealthPortal tool continues to grow.  

To self-enrol, patients must still show their identification at the registration desk and ask to have their email address added to their patient record. They can then submit an...