A new team has been created to tackle climate change in Nelson.
The city has promoted Carmen Procter — from the EcoSave Program — to a new role as climate and energy manager, and brought in Cecilia Jaques as the new climate and energy advisor.
With winter just around the corner and the B.C. law requiring winter tires on designated routes coming into effect on October 1, the provincial initiative — Shift Into Winter Campaign— led by the Winter Driving Safety Alliance and managed by Road Safety at Work, is preparing drivers for what’s ahead in the coming months.
Today's feature focuses on Winter Tires.
The Global Day of Action didn’t attract the crowds of past years, but that didn’t stop a small group of activists from delivering a message outside City Hall in Nelson that the world is gripped in a crisis during climate strike over the weekend in Nelson.
The ravages of 2014 are still affecting current populations of Kootenay Lake salmon and are keeping their numbers low, but the land-locked fish’s future is looking much different.
Although the people on the frontlines in the Nelson service industry have braced and borne the burden of the dirty work in enforcing the B.C. Vaccine Card since it was required earlier this month, the transition so far has been without incident, noted the city’s chamber executive director.
The Kootenay region went from one of the hardest hit areas for unemployment one year ago to dropping to nearly one third of that rate, according to recent labour force statistics.
Teck Trail Operations is proud to commemorate 125 years of continuous smelting with an eight-part series that explores the company’s significant role in the region and industry, from the gold rush to becoming one of the world’s largest fully integrated zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes.
For several weeks, Oxygen Art Centre has hosted an exhibition, “Body and Water,” curated by Ociciwan Contemporary Art Collective.
This group exhibition features the work of artists Paxsi, Jaime Black, Hannah Claus, and Lindsay Dobbin. The show kick-off was on September 3, and it will run until October 2.