Local couple, Taseyah Davies and Alexander Lamm have launched a storytelling digital program for children, StoryNest. “StoryNest is a sanctuary for young children ages three to nine and it’s filled with audio stories and songs that teach virtues like honesty, compassion, empathy,” says Davies. What makes the program stand apart is that the stories are […]
There’s no need to travel the country to find the best baker in Canada. A simple commute to the diverse community of Creston will locate the winner of the Great Canadian Baking Show (GCBS) Season 7. The local teacher Loïc Fauteux-Goulet claimed the top prize in the national baking competition series, a cooking competition series […]
School District No. 8 (Kootenay Lake) Teacher Sean Marechal has received the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence. Marechal teaches Grade 9 and 10 students in the Valhalla Wilderness Program at W.E. Graham School in the Village of Slocan. “I can’t think of a teacher more deserving of this recognition than Sean. His dedication and passion for building […]
‘In Praise of the Ostrich’ with Derek Edwards is coming to Trail and Nelson. ‘In Praise of the Ostrich’ moseys back into town on horse-drawn comedy wagon; a searing meander down life’s twisting trails, steered effortfully by this 30-year veteran. Edwards returns with a payload of blissfully funny personal stories – a cacophony of shenanigans […]
Nelson Civic Theatre Society (NCTS) Artists Residency is one of a kind. NCTS Executive Director Eleanor Stacey introduced this concept. “When we initiated this program in 2020 with our first cohort of four artists, we sought to offer a space and opportunity that demanded nothing from the residents. We wanted to find a way ...