Standing up to staged tent squatters

Communities fight back against ‘travelling circus’ for media

COLUMN: The cultural appropriation debate

“At the Library we continue to stand up for literature, for culture, for the right for voices to be heard…”

  • May 20th, 2017

COLUMN: Softwood lumber pits Canada against U.S. bullies, hurts economy

MP Wayne Stetski weighs in on the latest round in the softwood lumber dispute

  • May 19th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: This is your election on TV

Campaigns are no time to discuss serious issues

Nelson in 1917: New telephones!

Historian Greg Scott’s latest column explores headlines from a century ago

  • May 12th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

Greens’ Andrew Weaver will want to see carbon tax increased

Fight Night 3


Nelson Reflections Synchronized Swim Club


Wildflower's Bee Song




COLUMN: Nelson council’s plan for downtown is a work in progress

Councillor Michael Dailly responds to the letter from 52 downtown businesses

  • May 9th, 2017

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Getting ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics

It’s not as simple as banning corporate, union donations

Can we get ‘big money’ out of B.C. politics?

Christy Clark’s money machine, third parties roll on

COLUMN: Hot enough for you?

Anne DeGrace celebrates the three local women running in the provincial election

  • May 6th, 2017

ELECTION 2017: Historic three-way race nears finish

Michelle Mungall grapples with Kim Charlesworth while Tanya Wall coasts

ELECTION 2017: Trash talk doesn’t help lumber trade

Christy Clark, John Horgan trade nonsense allegations on softwood battle

COLUMN: Will downtown revitalization make Nelson even less affordable?

Columnist John Paolozzi takes a critical look at city council’s plans to revamp our downtown

  • Apr 26th, 2017

COLUMN: A story of friendship

Mayor Deb Kozak reflects on her recent trip to Japan.

BC VIEWS: Forest policies need to add up

Log exports to China have surged along with lumber sales, which are far more valuable and keep sawmills going

  • Apr 4th, 2017

BC VIEWS: Politicians can’t direct innovation

Ottawa has more than 140 programs to encourage innovation, and B.C. is getting on the bandwagon

  • Mar 28th, 2017

BC VIEWS: A graveyard of political visions

BC Liberals as cynical as ever, Greens and NDP target industry with endangered species legislation

  • Mar 21st, 2017

COLUMN: B.C. needs a poverty reduction plan

Nelson-Creston MLA Michelle Mungall's latest column focuses on poverty.