Anna Purcell

Nelson city councillor Anna Purcell shares her thoughts following the Quebec City shooting

COLUMN: You’ve got to help out with this

Nelson city councillor Anna Purcell weighs in on the Quebec shooting, Downtown Revitalization Project and more.

Nelson city councillor Anna Purcell shares her thoughts following the Quebec City shooting
COLUMN: How co-ops could help us solve our toughest problems

COLUMN: How co-ops could help us solve our toughest problems

From city councillor Anna Purcell...

COLUMN: How co-ops could help us solve our toughest problems
COLUMN: Why I changed my mind

COLUMN: Why I changed my mind

City councillor Anna Purcell on the marijuana vote....

COLUMN: Why I changed my mind
COLUMN: Put public space at the heart of your community

COLUMN: Put public space at the heart of your community

From city councillor Anna Purcell...

COLUMN: Put public space at the heart of your community
COLUMN: Public input important to city decision-making process
COLUMN: Public input important to city decision-making process
The so-called Living Wage for our regional district has been figured to be a little under $20 per hour

COLUMN: Poverty reduction and the Living Wage

Edmonton’s poverty reduction task force defined poverty as when people lack, or are denied, economic, social, and cultural resources.

The so-called Living Wage for our regional district has been figured to be a little under $20 per hour
Stewart Steinhauer poses next to his sculpture Mother Bears Pray for Earth Healing

COLUMN: How important are the arts to Nelson’s economy?

We all know that Nelson is an artsy town — from the experience of living here and having to choose what to see and do on any weekend.

Stewart Steinhauer poses next to his sculpture Mother Bears Pray for Earth Healing
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: What $45 a week gets you as a city taxpayer

Last year, our two-person household spent $45 per week on phones and Internet. We also spent about $45 per week on municipal taxes and fees.

Anna Purcell
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: The tech sector and tofu prices

Want to know something that may surprise you? The tech sector in BC employs more people than oil, gas, mining, and forestry combined.

Anna Purcell
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: Social connections the secret to happiness

What are we most proud of about the city we live in? What does it mean to live a good life?

Anna Purcell
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: Self-employed? Own a home-based business? This column is for you

We know little about who the self-employed are, what they do, what their challenges are, and to what degree they contribute to the economy.

Anna Purcell
COLUMN: Toronto and Halifax provide inspiration

COLUMN: Toronto and Halifax provide inspiration

Councillor Anna Purcell wants to move in to the Halifax public library.

COLUMN: Toronto and Halifax provide inspiration
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: Fixing infrastructure transcends politics

In 2011, Nelson hosted the Federation of Canadian Municipalities board for several days of meetings and showcasing Nelson’s charms.

Anna Purcell
Anna Purcell

COLUMN: Communicating with city council

How do you most like to be communicated with? How do you get your information?

Anna Purcell