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by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Apr 07 2013

The burning issue for some residents in Nelson is, when is burning okay.

Nelson Fire Chief Simon Grypma recently released April 13-28 as an approved two-week period.

This burn period is for the purpose of reducing difficult-to-access yard waste.

However, anyone wishing to burn must have a valid permit and follow the Corporation of the City of Nelson Bylaw #3241,...

by Contributor on Thursday Apr 04 2013

April brings not only spring crocuses, tulips and daffodils, but also National Poetry Month. 

And to mark the Canada-wide month-long celebration of humanity's oldest literary art form, Nelson's Oxygen Art Centre will host the launch of Queen City poet and artist Susan Andrews Grace's newest collection Philosopher at the Skin Edge of Being on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m.

The...

by Contributor on Wednesday Apr 03 2013

The Earth Matters Zero Waste Youth Project, in partnership with the RDCK, is proud to be hosting an educational workshop to celebrate Earth Month.

The “Zero Waste Home” workshop will be offered on Saturday, April 20 from 1-4 pm, and Wednesday April 24 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. at the Self-Design High/Legion Building at 402 Victoria Street.

There is a $5-$15 sliding scale fee and...

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 02 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 tax tips for students.

Get credit for textbooks: A post-secondary student can claim $65 for every...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 01 2013

The Council of Canadians Nelson and District Chapter presents: Troubled Water a 37-minute documentary from BC filmmaker Paul Manly.

The film looks at threats to our water supplies. It will be followed by a discussion on water-shed issues with Nelson-based hydrologist Martin Carver.

The event takes place 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 16 at the Seniors Centre in Nelson...

by Contributor on Monday Apr 01 2013

They came, they deliberated — and they deliberated some more.

The panel of learned librarians tasked with choosing the 2013 One Book, One Kootenay (OBOK) shortlist had a tough time, considering the wealth of talent throughout the Kootenays. But chose they did, and the Kootenay Library Federation (KLF), host of the annual OBOK reader’s choice celebration, is ready to announce the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 26 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 tax tips for Canadians over 50.


Income split and save: Seniors are allowed to split up to half...

by Contributor on Tuesday Mar 26 2013

Following on the heels of the Deconstructing Dinner Film Fest, West Kootenay EcoSociety is hosting a its third Conversation Café: “Local Food Means Business”.

“How can we increase our local food production and consumption regionally?” and “How can local people start viable food businesses as a way to achieve this growth?” 

These are some of the burning questions for panelists of...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 24 2013

The Kootenay Mountaineering Club is inviting the public to n amazing slide
show next month at the Old Castlegar Theatre in downtown Castlegar.

The show is hosted by well known outdoorsperson Chic Scott.

Scott has skied the great traverses in the Columbia and Rocky Mountains.  He will show slides of trips dating back to the 1930's and include his recent 2010 trip at age 64...

by Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday Mar 24 2013

Spring is here and Soul Fire Dance is eager to bring another great session

Classes begin in early April with Fundamental Moves and Groves along with Performance Class and Shimmy Mob Rehearsals.

The Fundamental Moves & Grooves runs from April 8 to June 3 beginning at 6:30 p.m. for 75 minutes.

This exciting class is integral for bellydance conditioning, fundamental moves...

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