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Blossom Show Breathes Creative Life Into Clay

From the whir of wheel to the fires of the kiln comes an array of beautiful student-produced ceramic work that arrives at the junction of artistry and function. Learners in the 10-month Ceramics Program at Selkirk College have been honing skills and building on creative energy at the Victoria Street Campus in downtown Nelson since […]

Annual Ceremonial Review for Nelson Air Cadets

The Nelson Airport, and beautiful weather on Saturday, June 8, provided the backdrop for the Nelson air cadets 71st Annual Ceremonial Review. Following the parade, the squadron command changed from Major Kevin DeBiasio to Lieutenant Brittnee Wallin. The 41 cadets were inspected Major Greg Solomonides, the Area Elemental Advisor (Air) for the interior of BC. […]

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Reviving the Columbia: Indigenous Efforts to Restore Salmon

Nestled in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, the Columbia River, once hailed as the greatest salmon-producing river in the world, hasn’t seen a significant spawn in its upper portion for 85 years. However, Indigenous-led salmon restoration efforts are currently underway to try to change that. Since the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam in […]

Waste disposal facilities in Nakusp, Rosebery, and Slocan ready for major upgrades

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) has begun major upgrades at three waste facilities in Nakusp, Rosebery, and Slocan. These projects will replace aging infrastructure, increase site capacity, and improve the efficiency of waste management in the area. Construction at the Nakusp Landfill is just beginning, while work at the Rosebery Transfer Station and […]

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Canada's population surpasses 41 million

Canada’s population surpassed 41 million people in the first quarter of 2024, to reach 41,012,563 on April 1, 2024 according to Statistics Canada. This milestone was reached less than one year after Statistics Canada announced that the population hit the 40 million mark, on June 16, 2023. The population grew by 242,673 people during the first quarter of 2024, which corresponds to a […]

ICBC headquarters to be transformed into hundreds of homes near transit

ICBC’s North Vancouver headquarters property will be transformed into hundreds of new homes for people, close to services, amenities, transit and the SeaBus. “Underused areas that are already well-connected to transit and close to services and amenities are the perfect places to build new homes,” said Premier David Eby. “That’s why we’re buying up land […]

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