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Daily Dose — Show Will Go on Despite Civic Theatre Closing for Renovations

The Civic Centre building, which is owned by the City of Nelson, is now closed for roof renovations and later interior renovations for an indeterminate length of time. Nelson Civic Theatre Society (NCTS), which has been displaced due to the renovations, has move operations to show films using the Shoebox at Reo’s Video. Last month, […]

Onward and upward: City budget prepares to take more from Nelsonites in 2024

For the second straight year the City’s tax take tips the scales on the north end of five per cent. Although City council prided itself on keeping taxes low or at the rate of inflation — as provided by Statistics Canada — from 2019 to 2022, it has been making up for it since. Council […]

Province provides updates for FIFA World Cup 26

With seven matches to be played in Vancouver during the FIFA World Cup 26 tournament, the Province, City of Vancouver and BC Pavilion Corporation (PavCo) have updated their estimates of the costs, revenues and economic benefits for the world’s largest single sporting event. “Marquee sporting events like the FIFA World Cup 26 have the power […]

Columbia Basin Trust fills vacant positions on board

Suzan Hewat is joining the Board of Directors of Columbia Basin Trust, becoming part of the 12-member Board which helps ensure that the organization continues to support the efforts of the people in the Columbia Basin. “I’d like to welcome Suzan, who, with fellow new members Angus, Karen and Christine, will be part of a Board […]

Nelson & District Credit Union hosts 73rd Annual General Meeting

The Nelson & District Credit Union had another strong year financially said CEO Tom Murray following the financial institutions 73rd Annual General Meeting held virtually on Tuesday, April 23, 2024. The past year’s high points were strong comprehensive income and growth in members’ equity, while also distributing $160,000 to community organizations within its service area […]

BC Hydro issues call for new clean electricity to power B.C.'s future

BC Hydro has launched a call for power to ensure that people and businesses will have the clean, affordable electricity needed to power B.C.’s growing economy and create jobs throughout the province. “British Columbians are on the front lines of the fight against climate change and seeing the devastating impact it is having on our […]

CKISS urges anglers to prevent whirling disease introduction in Central Kootenay

The Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society (CKISS) is issuing a critical alert to all anglers in the region, urging vigilance to prevent the introduction of whirling disease into waterbodies across the Central Kootenay Region. This urgent call comes in response to Parks Canada’s decision to close all bodies of water in British Columbia’s Kootenay and […]

RDCK Local Conservation Fund helping support local water, wildlife and habitat

Submitted by Kootenay Conservation Program Eight important conservation projects were approved last month by Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) Directors to receive funding from the RDCK Local Conservation Fund (RDCK LCF) in 2024. A local government service, the Local Conservation Fund provides dedicated funding to valuable conservation projects in Electoral Areas A, D, E, […]

Outdoor Recreation Council of BC Launches New Grant Program to Support Outdoor Initiatives Across the Province

There’s a significant milestone for outdoor enthusiasts across British Columbia as the Outdoor Recreation Council of BC (ORCBC) unveils the launch of the Outdoor Recreation Fund of BC grant program. This initiative is designed to empower communities and volunteer organizations in their efforts to enhance outdoor recreation opportunities and stewardship across the province. As a leading advocate for […]

Study finds battery hub feasible for BC's Southern Interior

The federal government’s plan to phase out gas and diesel passenger vehicles by 2035 requires the Canadian economy to shift, with battery recycling at the forefront in the Lower Columbia region of BC’s Southern Interior. Economic development agency Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCIC) is leading the charge by investigating ways to further augment the region’s […]

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