The ultimate vision for Nelson contained in an over-arching document is now undergoing an overhaul with the promise of community engagement.
The Province is renewing and expanding its commitment to make B.C. parks more inclusive and accessible with the release of the BC Parks Commitment to Inclusion.
The commitment comes with additional funding to upgrade park facilities to accessible standards, so that more people can experience the benefits of being in nature.
Summary introduction from part one:
I began with an opinion and a lament: my dream of a better human world as I recall my optimism in 1970 was proven false in the succeeding decades.
Nelson Police said Tuesday that the department is stepping up investigations following the recent postponement of the “Drag Storytime Children’s Program” at the Nelson Library on Saturday March 11th, 2023.
The Province of B.C. is ‘logging for extinction’ despite its claims to be reducing logging in old growth forests, claims a long-time Nelson activist.
Tom Prior said the provincial government recent contention that logging of old growth has declined by 42 per cent in B.C. — from an estimated 65,500 hectares in 2015 to 38,300 hectares in 2021 — is not quite as it seems.
A growing shortage of lifeguards in the region has resulted in the reduction of operating hours at the three indoor swimming pools the RDCK operates.
Living Lakes Canada, the award-winning water stewardship NGO based in the Canadian Columbia Basin, will be represented at the first United Nations conference on water in 45 years. The UN 2023 Water Conference is taking place in New York and kicks off on World Water Day on March 22.
On March 15, 2023, Grand Forks RCMP were made aware of a theft from a motor vehicle that occurred on March 4, 2023 at the Paulson Cross Country ski area off Highway 3.
Police said that while the driver secured their vehicle, someone came by, broke into the vehicle and stole a purse including credit cards.
A new BC Hydro report finds a change in daily routines that started at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic seems to have permanently shifted how many British Columbians use electricity at home.
Up to 60 per cent of some employment sectors in the Kootenay region could suffer labour market losses due to the effects of wildfire and climate disaster, according to a report from an independent think tank.
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