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by Contributor on Wednesday Dec 01 2021

he Nelson Air Cadets have started meeting in person again after meeting virtually for most of the last year.

In October, the cadets were able to use Lakeside Park and learn about orienteering using both compasses and GPS sets.

In November, the squadron was able to restart its range program where the cadets learn how to safely fire the cadet air rifle.

The cadets also were...

by Contributor on Sunday Nov 28 2021

he Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is inviting community feedback on two options for the reimagination of Campbell Field at the Playmor Junction.

The options are high-level concepts, developed based on input from the community through a survey campaign in the fall of 2020. While the two options are similar, Option 1 has a greater focus on the indoor elements, and Option 2...

by Contributor on Thursday Nov 25 2021

The Canadian Federation of University Women Nelson & District (CFUW) invite you to participate in the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence this November and December. Locally the CFUW is creating awareness of this initiative and sharing information on how folks can get involved.

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 23 2021

Drawing on lessons from our wartime experience, Seth Klein offers an original and uniquely hopeful vision of a way through the climate crisis.

Reminding us that we have come together before in common cause across class, race and gender, he shows us that it is possible to entirely retool our economy in the space of a few short years and align our politics and economy with what the...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 22 2021

Shakespeare (may have) smoked it.

Bill Clinton definitely smoked it, but didn’t inhale. The Kootenays grew it - a lot of it. Canada legalized it. And now, Touchstones Nelson Museum is doing a show about it.  

The Grow Show, which runs November 26, 2021 to February 27, 2022 explores cannabis culture in the Kootenays through many different lenses, including agriculture, economy,...

by Contributor on Monday Nov 22 2021

Oxygen Art Centre is pleased to announce local musician and theatre artist, Bessie Wapp, to their Artist in Residence program for the month of December.

The residency will be followed by a series of participatory performance events and an online artist talk throughout the month of January.

The title of the project, Pandora’s Jukebox is derived from Wapp’s interest in the Greek...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 17 2021

Taghum Hall has a case of elves. One of the more contagious afflictions going around, these elves inflict the unsuspecting with seasonal twinkles. There are three upcoming events where twinkles will be present.

Gnomes for the Kitchen on Saturday, November 27 from 1 – 4 p.m. with dollmaker Susan Forster offers participants the opportunity to make a personal gnome just in time for...

by Contributor on Wednesday Nov 17 2021

Literacy can be simply defined as the ability to read and write, however one could argue, it is just not that simple. 

There are an endless number of engaging strategies that teachers use to encourage students to learn to read and write with the goal towards building comprehension and communication skills. But how do we know which strategies are the most effective?

SD8 Kootenay...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 12 2021

Oxygen Art Centre’s Author Reading Series begins its Winter 2021/2022 season on Tuesday November 23rd at 7 p.m., with readings by Tanya Lukin Linklater, Alasdair Rees and student writer Kathleen Cauley. 

Join us on Zoom to participate in a reading by Tanya Lukin Linklater, who will be reading from ...

by Contributor on Friday Nov 12 2021

SEEDS Nelson is hosting their AGM on Monday, Nov 22nd at 5:30 p.m. at 604 Ward Street (upstairs), with an invite for all members to attend.

COVID protocols will be in place for everyone’s safety and comfort. To update your membership head to

Numerous long standing board members are coming to the end of their terms and will be stepping down and thus SEEDS...