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by Contributor on Sunday Mar 10 2013

Tax time is getting closer than we think (2013 deadline to file is April 30) and The Nelson Daily, with help from H&R Block, is providing tips to the public leading up to the final day of filing to Revenue Canada.

Today we focus on helping families caring for an aging parent.


 Are you a caregiver?: Age, income and living...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Friday Mar 08 2013

The movers and shakers of the West Kootenay Flat Track Roller Derby League are offering a camp to kids during the upcoming Spring Break holiday.

The cost is $100 for five days of classes. The camp runs March 18-22 from 8:45 a.m. to noon in the old Extra Foods building on Vernon Street in Nelson.

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by Contributor on Thursday Mar 07 2013

Gary Wright is unrepentant. Lovers of books, politics, and subversity can find out why at a reading from Wright’s rollicking 2012 biographyUnrepentant on Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Nelson Public Library.

Wright is known locally as the former long-time mayor of New Denver.

If that is remarkable in itself, so is Wright’s story. An American college student in...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 05 2013

Have you ever wondered about the controversy surrounding evolution and
creationism?

Many people find the debate confusing as both sides claim a
‘scientific’ conclusion. It is very difficult to decide which side is
correct. Is there a correct side?

Is there evidence for both sides of the
debate?

Is the truth somewhere in the middle?

The...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 03 2013

Safety and service were the watchwords last week as local business Live To Play Sports was presented with St John Ambulance's (SJA's) BC & YukonCouncil Award.

A prestigious accolade presented by the world's longest-standing humanitarian organization, the BC & Yukon Council Award was offered Feb. 21 in a ceremony celebrating Live To Play Sports' contribution of expertise and...

by Contributor on Sunday Mar 03 2013

Tax time is getting closer than we think (2013 deadline to file is April 30) and The Nelson Daily, with help from H&R Block, is providing tips to the public leading up to the final day of filing to Revenue Canada.

Today we focus on helping out families with children.


Claim the kids: Families will continue to benefit from a $2,...

by Contributor on Thursday Feb 28 2013

Oxygen Art Centre has pulled out all the stops this year to bring you Spring Break Art Camp 2013.

Now in its fifth year of producing Arts Education Programming for Children and Youth, Oxygen's instructors have developed brand new camps this year that will develop skills and exercises over each week, culminating in a performance or screening at the end of the week for family and friends...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Thursday Feb 28 2013

Nelson/Creston MLA Michelle Mungall is bringing a leader in women's issues with the announcement that federal MP Niki Ashton is coming to Nelson to speak at the Fourth Annual International Women’s Day Brunch.

Throughout her distinguished career, Ashton, set to speak at the event on Sunday, March 10 at the at the Best Western Baker Street Inn, Nelson, has championed women’s...

by Contributor on Tuesday Feb 26 2013

This week, the Nelson Library and 4Cats Studio celebrate creative minds with a children’s multimedia art show.

Opening Night is Thursday, March 7 at 6:30 p.m., when art-lovers of all ages can enjoy the work, meet the artists, and sample refreshments provided by the Kootenay Co-op, Epiphany Cakes, and Lucky Cupcakes.

The Nelson Library regularly shows children’s artwork, but this...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Monday Feb 25 2013

The Trafalgar Grade 8 Leadership Class recently put the finishing touches on cat scratch posts for the SPCA.

Thanks to generous support from Maglios, Nelson Floors and Home Hardware, the Leadership Class, along with support of teacher Marcello Piro, built the new cat scratch posts as part community contribution hours.

Pictured in the photo is Rob Andrew, manager of the SPCA and...

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