Entries by Trina Walsh

Canada Day 2019

Canada Day festivities set for Nelson’s Rotary Lakeside Park Monday July 1st. The entertainment is scheduled, and community groups all gearing with a family-oriented activity, as the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce rolls out Canada day 2019. The Chamber of Commerce has been organizing Canada day activities for Nelson and Area for longer than […]

2019 Business Excellence Awards

The Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards recognizes businesses and business leaders that have achieved excellence in the community through their efforts and initiatives. The recipients are businesses that display a sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth as well as commitment to community. Business of the Year Non Profit/ Community Service Excellence Rising […]

Rural Development Success Story

Over the last five years Canada has been a high-tech job creation machine. Year after year, the Toronto area alone has generated more technology jobs than San Francisco, Seattle or any other U.S. city. Vancouver has seen a similar economic boom. Both cities, with top universities and hospitals, a high quality of life and an enormous […]

BUSINESS BUZZ with Bob Hall

Business Buzz appears in the Nelson Star once a month. Bob Hall is the communications co-ordinator at Selkirk College and a volunteer director with the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce. The SlopeDeck is a creation of Nelsonite Kaj Gyr, a local inventor, designer and outdoor sports-lover who turns awesome ideas into reality out of his Mountain Station […]

Business Excellence

The Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards recognizes businesses and business leaders that have achieved excellence in the community through their efforts and initiatives.  The recipients are businesses that display a sustained commitment to positive business development, economic growth as well as commitment to community. To vote for your favorite businesses or organizations it only […]

Municipal Election – Candidate Question One

Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce Municipal Election Candidate answers to Business focused Chamber of Commerce questions Question One – September 2018 As the October 20th municipal election approaches in Nelson and the Regional District of Central Kootenay, it’s an opportunity for voters to help shape the future of our region. This year’s election has […]