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by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

A report that the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) blocks over half the calls it receives from Canadian taxpayers is outrageous and unacceptable, Kootenay Columbia MP Wayne Stetski said recently.

“It is clearly unacceptable for the government to deliberately block Canadians who are seeking information and advice,” Stetski said. “CRA has a mandate to help taxpayers understand our complex and...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Environment Canada has ended its Snowfall Warning for the Boundary, West Kootenay, but continues to advise drivers of an alert from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass.

"A frontal system will move across the B.C. interior this evening bringing up to 20 cm of snow to higher elevations of Highway 3 from Paulson Summit to Kootenay Pass. The snow will ease late this evening as the front...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

The L.V. Rogers Bombers may have finished down in the pack, but the squad from the Heritage City pushed the top teams to the limit during the recent BC High School AA Boy’s Soccer Championships in Burnaby.

The Bombers edged Dawson Creek to place 15th at the Championships.

Staff at Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Bombers for a job well done with...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

A packed house of people jammed the KC Restaurant Monday night to hear what a local group of entrepreneurs from the Millennial Generation had to say about running a business in the Heritage City.

The evening, sponsored by The Nelson Daily in with Selkirk Paving Ltd. and Startup Nelson, was also streamed live on Facebook to viewers throughout the social media network.

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by Nelson Daily Sports on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

Nelson’s Dryden Hunt earned his first National Hockey League point Monday night as the Florida Panthers edged New Jersey Devils 3-2 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

The Nelson Minor Hockey grad assisted on Jared McCann’s game winner with 7:15 remaining the third period to spark the Panthers past the Devils. Hunt chipped the puck to McCann, who did most of the work, skating into...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Nov 28 2017

A Nelson resident was transported to Kootenay Lake Hospital after Nelson Fire Rescue responded to a call of smoke in a home in the Fairview district of Nelson Monday evening.

Nelson Fire Rescue said in a media release in total four firefighters responded to the call at 7:15 p.m. Monday on Kokanee Avenue.

“The cause appears to have originated in the kitchen oven that was being...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 27 2017

The sixth annual Buy Local Week in BC kickedoff Sunday with a record number of participating communities around the province joining together to celebrate local businesses...

by Nelson Daily Sports on Monday Nov 27 2017

Six skaters all finished in the medals as the West Kootenay Speed Skating club — formally known as Nelson Speed Skating Club — completed at the fifth annual Ice Breaker Meet this past weekend in Salmon Arm.

In Division one Berand Platje captured the Silver medal, while in Division five, three Kootenay skaters owned the podium — Berand's, younger brother Luke Platje won Gold, Ian Walgren...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Nov 26 2017

The Christmas holiday season spells out happiness, prosperity and good times for most people in Nelson.

However, there are some people in the community struggling just to provide the basic necessities during the festive season.

Which is why the Salvation Army is asking the public to dig a little deeper this holiday season during the annual Christmas Kettle Campaign.

Major...

by Letters to the editor on Sunday Nov 26 2017

To The Editor:

Recently, with the online release of the Government survey on electoral reform in BC, there seems to be more discussion about Proportional Representation (PR).  Sorting through the available information must be done with caution. 

So far I am given to wonder, if “PR” is so bad, why do almost 90 countries use some form of that system and...

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