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by Contributor on Monday Sep 30 2019

Kootenay Lake School District 8 welcomes Chandra Veer Singh to the position of Director - Human Resources Services, beginning October 1st, 2019. Chandra Singh is coming to the School District with a wealth of experience in creating and managing the full spectrum of Human Resources Services.

With a Master’s degree and Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Mr. Singh has been...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 30 2019

The City of Nelson is now accepting applications and nominations for its annual Heritage Award, honouring individuals, businesses or organizations who have made an outstanding contribution towards the preservation and/or promotion of Nelson's heritage. 

The winner, who will receive an $1000 honorarium, will be announced at the City’s Annual Reception on December 9th.


by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

BC Culture Days announces a kaleidoscope of free engaging activities and events happening in Nelson and Castlegar from September 27–29, 2019.

This vibrant weekend of artistic expression will explore the intersection of creativity, the arts, and well-being. Featuring painting, theatre, experimental performance art, literature, design, cinema, and beyond, BC Culture Days is a thrilling...

by Contributor on Wednesday Sep 25 2019

British Columbia’s Knowledge Network is hosting the world premiere of local filmmaker Amy Bohigian’s documentary Only in Nelson on Wednesday, October 2nd and Thursday, October 3rd at the Civic Theatre.

“We are delighted to again be partnering with Amy, this time on her first feature-length documentary with Knolwedge Network. She is not only talented, hard-working...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 23 2019

St. Saviour’s Anglican Pro-Cathedral will again open its doors for Nelson’s Culture Days.

The Church was constructed in 1899 from designs by architect, George Dillon Curtis, who went on to later fame completing the Empress Hotel in Victoria, after architect Francis Rattenbury resigned. Rebuilt in 1929 after a disastrous fire, St. Saviour’s is an excellent example of an English...

by Contributor on Monday Sep 23 2019

PIGS — Canada's number one touring Pink Floyd tribute — bring their authentic recreation of 1970s Floyd to fans 'in the flesh' with North American tour that is making stops in Nelson and Trail.

First up is the Capitol Theatre stop in the Heritage City, set for 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 26. The very next day, in Trail at the Charles Bailey Theatre, Friday, September 27th,...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 19 2019

On a bitterly cold night a large group of homeless men decide they’re not going to leave the public library at closing time. It hasn’t happened — but it could.

That scenario is the subject of “The Public”, a new film written by and starring Emelio Estevez. The Nelson Public Library and Nelson at its Best have joined forces to screen the film on Tuesday, October 1 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 19 2019

“Climate Action for Peace” is the theme of this year’s International Day of Peace, to be held in Nelson Saturday, September 21st.

KAIROS, an interfaith group that works for environmental justice in Canada and the world, will host the event, a United Nations initiative, at 1 p.m. at the Rotary Shelter in Lakeside Park. The event is cosponsored by the Kootenay Region United...

by Contributor on Thursday Sep 12 2019

West Kootenay EcoSociety is celebrating our 25th anniversary this fall, and Oso Negro Coffee is helping kick off the celebrations by releasing the EcoSociety Blend this month.

Oso Negro has been a big supporter of EcoSociety since the beginning. They share EcoSociety’s values and are trying to be accountable with their operations and employment practices at the cafe and roastery.

by Interior Health Authority on Thursday Sep 12 2019

BC Health Authorities and the BC Ministry of Health are issuing a public service announcement for persons considering undergoing needle-free filler treatments. These procedures use a pressurized pen to insert hyaluronic acid fillers into the skin without the use of needles or injections.

At the time of this announcement, no needle-free pressurized pen has been...