Category Archives: Business

73% of BC Businesses were receiving Government subsidies, survey says

Darren Davidson, Kootenay Co-op Radio – CJLY, 93.5fm Nelson BC, Local Journalism Initiative

The Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce has been in the middle of the region’s COVID storm for over 12 months.

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North America’s first tree-free commercial-scale pulp mill

By Nicole Rycroft , National Observer, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Salmon runs across the province are tumbling, but a new report says some could bounce back — with some major changes. 

For Nicole Rycroft, the first modern, tree-free commercial-scale pulp mill in North America was a “lightbulb moment” about the climate crisis.

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Preliminary surplus report for SRD Electoral areas

COVID has not had a negative impact on the SRD’s Electoral area’s finances. The accounts carry a surplus forward every year, and 2020 is not an exception. SRD staff just released a preliminary surplus report for the electoral areas. 

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Sosan Blaney – Tla’amin Weaving continues during COVID-19

Sosan Blaney is an Indigenous woman, artist, mom, wife. She’s also a very talented Tla’amin weaver. Sosan came to Klahoose to teach weaving workshops before COVID-19 interrupted. In this story we’ll catch up with Sosan and what she’s been doing during COVID-19.

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