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by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Nov 22 2010

The Nelson Daily staff

The City will be hosting three upcoming multi-stakeholder workshops aimed at giving people the say on how to reduce greenhouse gas, promote sustainable energy and strengthen the community.

These meetings are part of a series of workshops with stakeholders and the public to develop the plan, and will...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Nov 21 2010

During the Nelson and District Credit Union 60 year celebration last week, the local financial institution passed along the final installment on a major partnership on the CT Scanner campaign.

To hit the $1 million milestone in that campaign, the NDCU donated $60,000 with a promise to provide $2,000 more for every new mortgage up until the past week’...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 21 2010

The tree-line snowpack has doubled in the Kootenay Pass area over the last two days as 45 centimetres of new snow has fallen, according to the Canadian Avalanche Centre on Sunday.

Throughout the region, treeline snowpack depths are generally 60 to 100 cm., depending on wind-loading.

A buried crust approximately 15 to 20 cm. above the ground...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 21 2010

Canadian mining and human rights in Guatemala will be the topic of a talk by human rights lawyer Grahame Russell this Sunday, Nov. 21 (7 p.m.) at Self Design High.

Russell is the co-director of Rights Action, a Canadian NGO long engaged in community development, environment and human rights work throughout Central America.

“Another world is possible and necessary,” said Grahame...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Nov 21 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Get set for round two on the downtown and waterfront master planning process this Thursday evening.

The City of Nelson is hosting the second kick at the Sustainable Waterfront and Downtown Master Planning process — that began in October — with a public workshop on Thursday, 5:30 – 8:30 p...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Sunday Nov 21 2010

Open letter to Prime Minister Stephen Harper:

Dear Prime Minister,

Your decision to subvert the will of our elected representatives with regards to an issue that will affect all of us and any descendants we may have — particularly in an area subject to positive feedback/tipping points as clearly and unequivocally supported by the over 50,000 members...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 21 2010

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

The Nelson Daily is introducing our new contributor and announcing the launch of a new column entitled, Surviving.

Roscoe Triana's background includes working on investigative journalism documentaries with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, a Gemini award and extensive travel both abroad and locally in the West...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 21 2010

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have made it back to the Grey Cup next Sunday in Edmonton.

However, the Roughriders know they'll be constantly reminded of the 2009 heartbreak over the next few days, but they're happy to be in a position to talk about it.

The Roughriders upset the Calgary Stampeders 20-16 in a frigid West final Sunday at McMahon Stadium in Cowtown. The Riders meet...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


The Nelson Leafs returned to their old slow-starting ways.

Only this time it didn’t cost them any points in the standings.

Nine different players hit the score sheet as Nelson doubled the Columbia Valley Rockies 6-3 in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action Sunday afternoon at the NDCC...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Sunday Nov 21 2010

By Bruce Fuhr,
The Nelson Daily Sports


Leaf coach Chris Shaw gave star goal scorer Connor McLaughlin the day off Sunday when Nelson hosted Columbia Valley in Kootenay International Junior Hockey League action at the NDCC Arena.

Good thing too because of late the Arizona native has logged more miles than Greyhound and needed the well deserved rest....

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