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by KAST on Wednesday May 11 2022

The Kootenay Association for Science and Technology (KAST) has partnered with Spring Activator and Volition to host a Pitch Showcase Finale, a capstone event of the Investment Readiness Training (IRT) program in support of tech-focused entrepreneurs and start-up founders from across the Kootenay region.

This FREE virtual event is held on Thursday, May 12th, 1:00...

by Sarah Lord on Thursday May 05 2022

Correction: May 11, 2022. The Nelson Daily recently received new information regarding this story and apologizes for the inconsistencies in the original piece — published May 5, 2022. The Nelson Daily has corrected and updated the organization behind the funding, how the funding will be deployed, and the space devoted.

Jean-Marc La Flamme, a person...

by Contributor on Tuesday May 03 2022

After a four-week long shutdown to repair and restore mill equipment, Vaagen Fibre Canada’s Midway Mill is back in operation.

The shutdown started April 4, and was a way to conduct a thorough check-up on the health of all the machinery and ensure a smooth-running operation for the remainder of the year, said Plant Manager Darryl Reekie.

“The biggest thing is that some of the...

by CBT on Thursday Apr 28 2022

These days, so many aspects of life rely on technology: a senior sends a message to her grandchild, a man checks in with his doctor online, an unemployed worker prints off a form to apply for Employment Insurance.

With a wide-reaching project, Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL) is making tech more readily available to people in the region, along with the know-how to use it....

by Contributor on Tuesday Apr 26 2022

Brooklyn Barge, a leading provider of barge and pile driving on the Arrow Lakes for the past 30 years, is looking to continue the same expert services on Kootenay Lake after recently acquiring Nelson’s Kootenay Barge

Brooklyn Barge & Tug Services Ltd. (BBT), a division of Sutherland Group Enterprises, is expanding its coverage of barge and marine services into Kootenay Lake...

by City of Castlegar on Wednesday Apr 20 2022

The City of Castlegar approved a Sidewalk Vendor Bylaw which supports outdoor patios and vending.

The new Bylaw replaces the Open Streets Pilot Project by introducing specifications for storefront retail and patios and providing certainty by creating a long-term program through regulation. Open Streets was initiated in 2020 and extended to 2021 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic...

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