Shout Out at Kootenay Lake Hospital

This just in from Nelson Paramedic Keri Whitfield “Hello! I’m a paramedic with BCEHS in Nelson, we along with other local agencies would like to do a shout out at Kootenay Lake Hospital tomorrow night [Thursday, April 2nd] as well as Mountain Lakes Seniors and Lakeview Village, to show our support and solidarity during this […]

Is Your Business Still Open

I would like to offer the businesses that are open for us, during this Covid 19 period. Free advertising. First of all, thank you for risking your health for ours. During the self isolation period of covid 19. I Love Nelson would like you to use this site to let people know what your business […]

Kootenay Co-op Radio

KOOTENAY CO-OP RADIO REMAINS ON-AIR, EXPANDS PUBLIC INFORMATION PROGRAMMING On March 17th, Kootenay Co-op Radio (KCR) took the difficult decision to close its doors to the 80-plus volunteers that pass through the Hall Street studios every week. And with the closure, the 20-year-old community radio station’s staff and volunteers have responded energetically to keep on […]

Nelson Helps

  During this time of uncertainty, one thing is for sure – our community rallies together in times of trouble. Nelson Helps is an unofficial group of volunteers working together to help the people of Nelson during the COVID-19 pandemic.  They are reaching out to offer assistance as good neighbours. Many in our city are […]

City of Nelson, British Columbia: COVID-19

    INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY COVID-19 TESTING SITE NOW OPERATIONAL IN NELSON As of March 13, 2020, the COVID-19 testing site is now operational in Nelson. The site will run 7 days a week. Testing will be by appointment only and must be booked through the testing site triage phone number at (250) 551-7500. It […]

Community Message from Mayor Dooley: COVID-19

Community Message from Mayor Dooley: COVID-19 CITY OF NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA·FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2020·3 MINUTES COVID-19 PANDEMIC To the community of Nelson: As you are aware, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared a global pandemic in relation to COVID-19. While the risk to our community remains low, it is important for our community to […]

FLASH NEWS!!!! $8075.00 RAISED!!

Jana Cook Fair Realty FLASH NEWS!!!! $8075.00 RAISED!! I am so excited to let the community know that my donation drive I held through the Christmas holidays was very sucessful. I challenged the community to donate to the Nelson Community Food Centre till the New Year, I would match dollar for dollar up to $3000.00! Well […]

Children and snow plows

    A snow plow operator has POSTED THIS AND ASKED US TO SHARE HIS MESSAGE…Just got back from plowing snow and would ask all parents to PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, TELL YOUR CHILDREN A SNOWPLOW IS BIG AND VERY VERY VERY DANGEROUS. I was About 35 feet from burying six children all 8 yrs and […]

Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance & Columbia Basin Trust

  Funding PSA 2020 Apply Now! Arts & Culture Funding   Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust, invites individuals of all artistic disciplines, and arts and cultural groups in the Columbia Basin to apply for project funding. Info and applications available at, or call CKCA at 1-877-505- 7355 or email […]

Sail Nelson

Nelson Safe Boating Event 2019 –> Canadian Award Winner!   Sail Nelson is the recipient of Canada’s Best Boating Safety Initiative Award for 2019! What is the Best Boating Safety Initiative Award? The Best Boating Safety Initiative award is a Canadian Safe Boating Council award. This award is presented to an organization that creates an […]