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by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

A new Residential Construction Performance Guide is the latest information tool to protect buyers of new homes and enhance the quality of construction in British Columbia.

Developed in consultation with home warranty insurance providers for use in British Columbia, the Residential Construction Performance Guide provides advance information that sets out the minimum...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

Applications for the Columbia Basin Summer Works Program will be available Feb. 22.

Funding for the program has been increased to $500,000 up from $390,000 last year to allow more students to be hired. Fully subscribed in 2010, 90 per cent of businesses who participated in the program said they plan on applying again this year.

Launched as a pilot program last spring,...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Tuesday Feb 22 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

Nelsonites will have to wait a while longer for their big screen fix as the City has confirmed the partners in Nelson Cinemax have “breached” their agreement with the City and the theatre’s opening is now dubious.

Formal notice has been sent to the partners in Nelson Cinemax — the proposed new name...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 21 2011

The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) has recognized Selkirk College faculty and staff for their teaching and leadership excellence.

Since 1978, NISOD has been dedicated to the professional development of faculty, administrators and staff; and to the continued improvement of teaching and learning, with the ultimate goal of student...

by Nelson Daily Editor on Monday Feb 21 2011

By Michael Jessen

Prosperity today means nothing if it undermines the conditions on which prosperity tomorrow depends. Tim Jackson


by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 21 2011

The Province of BC has approved the new Master Development Agreement for Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.

Following on January, 2010 approval of the Master Plan, this approval of the Master Development Agreement is the final step in the provincial approval process.

The 40-year plan includes expanded accommodation and commercial development, 20,...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Feb 18 2011

There will be $17 million in new funding in the 2011/12 fiscal year to support social, economic and environmental initiatives throughout the Columbia Basin, the Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) announced this week.

This is the largest allocation in CBT’s history and a 13 per cent increase over last year’s funding.

Budget allocations include:

by Nelson Daily Editor on Friday Feb 18 2011

By Timothy Schafer, The Nelson Daily

A vacant lot in Rosemont could soon house eight multi-residential units after City council passed first and second reading on the rezoning amendment this week.

A land use regulation amendment to the Official Community Plan for 2001 Perrier Rd. moved into a position on third reading as it passed with...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 17 2011

International markets represent an exceptional business development opportunity — they provide companies a platform to build future business beyond traditional markets.

The Strategies of International Business is a half-day workshop offered by Community Futures in March, specific to BC companies interested in building the skills required to become more competitive in...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Wednesday Feb 16 2011

There will be $1,750 in cash prizes in the West Kootenay’s first 24 hour WebDev Showdown as local web designers face off in a design duel to benefit local non-profits and emerging businesses.

The West Kootenay is a thriving region boasting new media and web design talent that continues to grow exponentially as more and more creative folk launch businesses locally or...


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