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By Contributor On on Thursday Jan 06 2022

The City of Nelson and its Cultural Development Committee are pleased to announce the RDCK is now accepting applications for 2022 Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiative funding. 

The application deadline is February 11, 2022.

The City of Nelson is committed to a sustainable future that includes a productive economy, well-protected environment, healthy citizens, and strong...

By Contributor On on Wednesday Dec 15 2021

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is pleased to announce author Jane Byers’ appointment as Nelson’s 2022 Cultural Ambassador.

The award comes with an $1000 honorarium.

“We are thrilled to formally acknowledge Jane’s accomplishments, both as a writer and valued contributor to our community,” says Sydney Black, Chair of the CDC.

“...

By Sarah Lord On on Sunday Dec 12 2021

Montana Burgess, Executive Director of the West Kootenay EcoSociety, won a national award recognizing her contribution to collective sustainability efforts.

Canada’s Clean50 annually offers recognition to Canada’s leaders in sustainability for their contributions over the past two years. 

The Clean50 Individual awards are selected from 16 diverse categories that transcend...

By Sarah Lord On on Sunday Dec 12 2021

Montana Burgess, Executive Director of the West Kootenay EcoSociety (WKES), says winning the Clean50 award was humbling.

“When I look at the list of people who won the Clean 50 award this year and last year, there are so many people I admire and respect. To feel like they’re my peers made me feel really special and honoured,” says Burgess.

Burgess has built a career on helping...

By Sarah Lord On on Sunday Nov 28 2021

When Julie-Ann Chapman created She Shreds Mountain Adventures snowmobile education and adventure company, she stepped out of her comfort zone of a professional snowboarder and into a new career.

“My sponsors told me that I needed to go into the backcountry to film video segments, I told them, give me a year, I’m going to learn how to snowmobile,” says Chapman...

By Sarah Lord On on Thursday Nov 18 2021

Nelson’s best-selling author Roz Nay released the third book in her Legend trilogy, published by Simon and Schuster, this summer.

The Hunted is an unexpected thriller about two couples who meet backpacking through Africa, but the new friendship turns towards obsession.

Like most great thrillers, the consequences for the characters are deadly.

Nay’s debut novel, ...

By Sarah Lord On on Thursday Nov 18 2021

Nelson’s best-selling author Roz Nay released the third book in her Legend trilogy, published by Simon and Schuster, during the summer.

The Hunted is an unexpected thriller about two couples who meet backpacking through Africa, but the new friendship turns towards obsession. Like most great thrillers, the consequences for the characters are deadly.

Nay’s debut novel, ...

By The Nelson Dail... On on Wednesday Nov 10 2021

All Together Now! A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre kicks off what is hopefully a start of better things ahead for the arts community and Capitol Theatre, with in-person performances scheduled for November 13th-14th, at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre.

There will be a live stream presentation of the show on November 14th.

Mallard’s Source...

By Sarah Lord On on Sunday Nov 07 2021

All Together Now!: A Global Event Celebrating Local Theatre will be playing for one weekend only, November 14 & 15, at the Capitol Theatre.

This unique event, set for 7:30 p.m. both nightrs, is an initiative created by theatre licensing company Music Theatre International (MTI), and put on by Nelson's Black Productions.

All proceeds for the event support the live performance...

By Sarah Lord On on Sunday Nov 07 2021

All Together Now! performances are scheduled for in person shows on November 13th & 14th, 2021 at 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre. There will be a live stream presentation of the show on November 14th.

The review features the talents of Robyn Lamb, Mackenzie Hope, Darren Fuss, Rachel DeShon, Sydney Black and Quinn Barron.

Black explains the show’s...

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