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by Teck Trail Operations on Tuesday Jun 28 2022

Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today announced a Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) pilot project at its Trail Operations metallurgical complex in southern British Columbia. The CCUS pilot is...

by Community Futures on Thursday Jun 23 2022

On June 14th, 150 people attended a gathering to celebrate the 211 people (including spouses and dependents) who received their Canadian Permanent Residency through the West Kootenay Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot.  

The Pilot is a community-led immigration program that brings skilled workers to rural communities in Canada. The goal is to spread the benefits of...

by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

The lineage of our human species has survived for several million years thanks to a wondrous, interconnected evolution of factors resulting in air to breathe, water to drink and plants, fungi, animals and minerals for food, shelter, tools and clothing.

For most of that time, our ancestors lived in relative harmony with the shared natural world. Life wasn’t always easy, but people lived...

by Jayme Jones with Selkirk Innovates on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Personal and community well-being contribute to the health, vitality, and future of our communities. To understand this subjective well-being, in 2021, researchers at Selkirk Innovates administered a survey to 400 residents of the Columbia Basin-Boundary Region. The survey asked over 100 questions regarding residents’ perceptions, experiences, and behaviours around a variety of...

by Contributor on Thursday May 12 2022

Nelson and Area Economic Development Partnership (NAEDP) wants local business to be Nelson Ready.

That means being prepared for the unexpected and taking some key steps now, before disaster strikes.

“We know our province is vulnerable to wildfires, floods, landslides, windstorms, and other unexpected events. Since we can’t predict when something might happen or what area will be...

by KAST on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) has partnered with Spring Activator and Volition to host a Pitch Showcase Finale, a capstone event of the Investment Readiness Training (IRT) program in support of tech-focused entrepreneurs and start-up founders from across the Kootenay region.

This FREE virtual event is held on Thursday, May 12th, 1:00...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday May 10 2022

The transformation at Georama Growers had started.

The Grypma family has operated Georama Growers in Blewett for decades.

As a florist, garden and design centre, Georama is an iconic business that meets the area’s diverse gardening needs.

As of January, 2022, the torch has been passed, as Gurjit and Ramneet Brar took over as the new owners of Georama.

Known as Bunny...

by Sarah Lord on Tuesday May 10 2022

Originally from Holland, George Sr. and Anna Grypma arrived in the Kootenays in the early 1960s with their young children.

The Grypmas started a hobby farm and small seasonal greenhouse, slowly developing into a full-time landscaping and greenhouse enterprise called Georama Growers.

Five or so years ago, after taking the business over from George Sr. and Anna, current owners...

by Sarah Lord on Thursday May 05 2022

Correction: May 11, 2022. The Nelson Daily recently received new information regarding this story and apologizes for the inconsistencies in the original piece — published May 5, 2022. The Nelson Daily has corrected and updated the organization behind the funding, how the funding will be deployed, and the space devoted.

Jean-Marc La Flamme, a person...

by The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 01 2022

The Nelson & District Credit Union decided to once again go virtual to host its 71st annual general meeting for 2022.

The Credit Union released financial results for 2021, announced long-term employee service awards and introduced acclaimed directors during the virtual event this past week.

“Thanks to the efforts of your NDCU team during another unprecedented year, I am proud...

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