BC Food Co-op fights CFIA changes to definition of ‘Local’ food

NELSON, BC May 25, 2013 Last week the Kootenay Co-op food store in Nelson discovered that the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) had made drastic changes to the definition of local food. The so-called ‘interim definition’ of local includes anything sourced anywhere in the province and extends 50km across provincial borders. This definition allows marketers […]

BLOCK PARTY : A Kootenay Area Community Event

Community Block Party on Saturday May 25th 1-7pm at Old Extra Foods Parking Lot in Nelson. Kootenay Coop Radio will be hosting a Community Block Party on Saturday May 25th at the Old Extra Foods Parking Lot in Nelson, BC. Looking to bring together Community Groups, Musicians, and Performers from all over the Kootenay Area […]

Nelson Civic Theatre’s April Movie Weekend

April movies bloom at the Nelson Civic Theatre The Nelson Civic Theatre’s April movie weekend celebrates spring with great films for kids and adults. Thursday, April 18 at 7:30 pm get the jump on Earth Day with an award-winning documentary film presented by the West Kootenay Ecosociety. A Fierce Green Fire: the Battle for a […]

Nelson Fire Fighters DONATE $10K to the BCPFF Burn Fund

Fire Fighters from Nelson show a lot of Heart One of thirteen Locals across the province contributing $850K for new Burn Fund Centre Fire Fighters from Nelson have contributed $10,000 towards the new $13.1 million Burn Fund Centre to be built by the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund at 3891 Main Street in Vancouver. […]