Bill Metcalfe

Bill posted 537 stories to Nelson Star.
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Nelson Chamber of Commerce asks for smoking and panhandling bylaws

An anti- smoking bylaw is expected to be debated by council in June.

  • May 18th, 2017 4:00pm

Lemon Creek class action suit can proceed, court says

The case is B.C.’s first-ever environmental class action lawsuit

  • May 11th, 2017 12:01pm

Fifty-two downtown businesses call for action from Nelson council

Letter critiques council on parking, street culture, and more

  • May 9th, 2017 1:45pm

Nelson residential taxes up 6.35% for 2017

The increase will include funding for repairs to the Civic Centre arena

  • May 4th, 2017 1:00pm

Cannabis: Nelson council grants five licences, refuses two

One of the unsuccessful applicants was the Nelson Cannabis Compassion Club

  • May 2nd, 2017 12:01pm

Province appeals Sinixt hunting case

The appeal is expected to be heard in the fall.

  • May 1st, 2017 8:00am

Nelson’s Hall Street plan finalized

City council approves redevelopment plan, but businesses are worried about parking

  • Apr 25th, 2017 1:48pm

Evacuation ordered in Kaslo

A state of emergency has been declared following a mudslide Monday

  • Apr 18th, 2017 9:20am

Carol Reynolds: Living with dementia (with video)

Local artist donates painting for May 7 Alzheimer walk

  • Apr 18th, 2017 1:30am

Election 2017: The Nelson-Creston candidates on climate change and seniors care

Second in a series of Q&As with the Nelson-Creston candidates.

  • Apr 14th, 2017 4:00pm

Nelson’s Hall St. phase two construction starts this summer

The plans will include a waterfront park beside the Prestige.

  • Apr 10th, 2017 5:00am

Savoy Hotel wins Nelson’s Business of the Year award

Other award winners include Georama Growers, Community First Health Co-op, and the Adventure Hotel.

  • Apr 4th, 2017 11:00am

U.S. Sinixt have hunting rights in Canada, court rules

Court decision brings Sinixt back from 'extinction' in Canada

  • Mar 28th, 2017 10:00am

Sinixt hunter acquitted in Nelson court

The historic case, which could redefine the status of the Sinixt in Canada, will probably be appealed.

  • Mar 27th, 2017 4:00pm

Green Party leader Andrew Weaver to speak in Nelson

Weaver and local candidate Kim Charlesworth will speak at Green Groundswell, a public event on March 28.

  • Mar 25th, 2017 8:00am

Nelson council wants province to control city wages

Nelson city councillor Michael Dailly thinks municipal salary increases should be tied to the average wage in the municipality.

  • Mar 22nd, 2017 11:00am

Selkirk College backs off hiring new dean

Neither the college nor its faculty association will comment on the college's offer of a senior executive job to a convicted sex offender.

  • Mar 21st, 2017 4:00pm

Syrian refugee family settles into life in Nelson

The Msatat family has been here 10 months and they say they have been met with overwhelming generosity after a traumatic time in Syria.

  • Mar 17th, 2017 10:00am

City of Nelson and CUPE reach contract agreement for two per cent annual increase

The new contract will run for four and a half years. The previous contract expired in January, 2016.

  • Mar 8th, 2017 11:00am

Nelson council passes cannabis bylaws

City council's rules about dispensary location and licencing will be in effect until the federal government comes up with new legislation.

  • Mar 7th, 2017 6:00pm