More than 50 people took to the City Hall Courtyard in Nelson Wednesday to participate in a candlelight vigil to remember women murdered at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
The vigil was part of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada, established by the Parliament of Canada.
Vancouver Whitecaps FC recently announced that Reynold Stewart has been appointed as associate head coach of the Kootenays Academy in Nelson supporting current Kootenay associate Head Coaches Sam Heap and Drissa Bouare and Whitecaps Academy Centre Associate Head Coach Brett Adams.
A candlelight vigil is scheduled for Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the courtyard of Nelson City Hall as part of National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women in Canada.
The Commemorative Candlelight vigil and shoe memorial is hosted by the Nelson Violence against Women in Relationships Committee.
A provincial freeze on electrical rates has allowed the city to smooth the annual spikes and bumps for its own utility, easing into one of the lowest proposed increases in several years.
Precipitation dominated the month of November in the West Kootenay said Jesse Ellis Fire Weather Forecaster for the Southeast Fire Centre in the monthly synopsis.
Ellis said November started with a large accumulation of snow before mild Pacific flow took over to dominate the month with above-average temperatures and rain.
The regional district has come to the aid of the Sinixt people as they continue to battle to avoid the “extinction” label the federal government has placed on them in Canada.
Students in Selkirk College’s Carpentry Foundation Program are earning an assist with an outdoor rink project that will bring a fittingly Canadian recreational outlet to residents in the Blewett region.
In a media releae, Interior Health (IH) it is undertaking a review of hip and knee total joint replacement surgical processes for patients at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (KBRH) in light of slight increase in the number of surgical site infections in elective (scheduled) total joint replacement surgeries.