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Five Tips to Protect Your Grandparents’ Privacy & Money Right Now

In today’s world, where technology keeps changing and scams are getting trickier, it’s really important to help our grandparents keep their private information safe and their money secure. BBB serving Mainland BC & Yukon recognizes that National Grandparents Day, celebrated on September 10, is a timely reminder of how important it is to spark a conversation […]

Calgary couple ghosted, loses $5,400 to Vancouver rental scam

Whether it be relocating to a city for a new job or moving out for the first time to study at post-secondary, finding a new place to live is stressful. Scammers know that people in the midst of moving don’t always have time or capacity to do the necessary research.  BBB serving Mainland BC & […]

BC announces expanded graduate scholarship funding to support students

Increased scholarship funding will support graduate students during their studies and prepare them for in-demand careers.  The Province is investing approximately $15 million in graduate scholarships over three years, adding $2,500 to each new graduate scholarship award. This funding will accelerate talent development and innovation, along with recruiting and retaining talent, and support graduate students’ […]

RCMP increase policing efforts in Okanagan amid wildfires

The RCMP in the Okanagan region is reassuring the community that due to the increased proactive efforts overnight, there have been only minor concerns reported. Despite receiving a few calls regarding suspicious individuals, there have been limited reports of property theft in the affected areas. “Our officers did encounter a couple suspicious people near a […]

Poor air quality from wildfires increases health risks to vulnerable people

People throughout the province are reminded to stay safe from the impacts of poor air quality due to wildfire smoke and check on family and friends who may be at risk. Those with pre-existing health conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, heart disease or diabetes, people with respiratory infections, pregnant people, infants […]

2 Bit Jug Band plays house concert

The 2 Bit Jug Band is playing a house concert at 1116 Hoover Street in Nelson on August 30, 2023. Tickets are $20 cash and are now available at Notably Books-454 Ward Street. Doors are at 6:30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. concert start There are only 25 tickets available so don't delay.  ...

Cadets from Nelson, Castlegar attend Summer Training

The summer is a busy time for several cadets from Nelson and Castlegar. On Saturday August 5th, Sergeant Hope Ward from 561 Nelson Osprey Air Cadet squadron left for a three-week Advanced Aviation course at Cadet Training Centre Greenwood in Nova Scotia. The Advanced Aviation Course provides cadets an opportunity to develop...

St. Saviour's hosts Flea Market

St. Saviour's Anglican Church in Nelson is hosting a Flea Market Saturday, August 19, 2023 at the Church on the corner of Ward and Silica Street. There will be assorted tables with numerous items for sale along with refreshments and baked goods. Clothing and baking donations are being accepted at the Church beginning Thursday...

Kootenay Blues Society presents Rick Estrin and The Nightcats

Blues Music Award-winning, Alligator recording artists, RICK ESTRIN and THE NIGHTCATS — from San Francisco — are making a swing through the Kootenays on their way from the Salmon Arm Roots and Blues Festival to the Edmonton Blues Festival and the Kootenay Blues Society was able to entice them to visit our slice of paradise ...

Come one, come all to enjoy the Nelson Town Square

Imagine a town square or park situated in the heart of downtown Nelson, a space that serves as a focal point and gathering place for residents and visitors. What could you see yourself doing there? Nelson has a well-deserved reputation for plentiful and scenic parks, trails and beaches where people can gather and enjoy our ...

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