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by David Suzuki on Tuesday Jun 21 2022

The lineage of our human species has survived for several million years thanks to a wondrous, interconnected evolution of factors resulting in air to breathe, water to drink and plants, fungi, animals and minerals for food, shelter, tools and clothing.

For most of that time, our ancestors lived in relative harmony with the shared natural world. Life wasn’t always easy, but people lived...

by Jayme Jones with Selkirk Innovates on Wednesday Jun 15 2022

Personal and community well-being contribute to the health, vitality, and future of our communities. To understand this subjective well-being, in 2021, researchers at Selkirk Innovates administered a survey to 400 residents of the Columbia Basin-Boundary Region. The survey asked over 100 questions regarding residents’ perceptions, experiences, and behaviours around a variety of...

by Province of British Columbia on Tuesday May 31 2022

As of June 1, 2022, B.C.’s lowest paid workers will get a pay boost as the minimum wage increases from $15.20 to $15.65 per hour, which is the highest of any province.

This increase is part of a commitment made by government in 2018 to support workers and their families. Five years of measured, predictable increases have benefited as many as 400,000 British Columbians, the majority of...

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 The Nelson Daily Staff on Sunday May 01 2022

The Nelson & District Credit Union decided to once again go virtual to host its 71st annual general meeting for 2022.

The Credit Union released financial results for 2021, announced long-term employee service awards and introduced acclaimed directors during the virtual event this past week.

“Thanks to the efforts of your NDCU team during another unprecedented year, I am proud...

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