Transition Nelson is part of a global movement to address the converging challenges of the 21st Century by enhancing community resilience.



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10
Apr
EXPERIENCING CONFLICT? WE CAN HELP FOR FREE The Nelson Good Neighbour Program is a group of trained community mediators who volunteer their time to help people talk when tensions run high. Our volunteers help you resolve disputes and build relationships in an empowering, confidential, and non-adversarial setting. Imagine what our community can do if we [...] Read the whole post
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15
Apr
Government Bill 24 would open up land in the Agricultural Land Reserves to non-agricultural uses, putting our food security at risk. Note: Transition Nelson does not take partisan positions. We do not endorse any political party. However, the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) program started in BC in the 1970′s was supported by all political parties [...] Read the whole post
15
Apr
Join West Kootenay EcoSociety and Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave program for a screening of the thought-provoking film Deep Green. In honor of Earth Day, tickets are $5! The film highlights innovative solutions to our growing climate and energy crises, and provides specific concrete steps you can take to join the green energy revolution. The film will [...] Read the whole post
5
Apr
Nelson Cohousing, formerly Nelson Land Group, is building a community at Six Mile. Cohousing communities are custom neighborhoods designed to combine private homes with extensive community facilities to create some of the most socially and environmentally sustainable neighborhoods being built in North America in the 21st Century. Nelson Cohousing has engaged renowned cohousing architects/authors Charles [...] Read the whole post
31
Mar
Nelson Bicycle Co-op Grand Opening April 15, 2014 The Nelson Bicycle Co-op is a non-profit co-operative dedicated to making cycling accessible and affordable to everyone in the Nelson Area. We provide knowledgeable staff, tools and a workspace for the community to repair, maintain and acquire bicycles. We promote healthy and sustainable transportation through bicycle programs [...] Read the whole post
5
Mar
by Aimee Watson of North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society This handbook is geared for rural and remote regions interested in creating a program to enable or increase food security in their communities. Its goal is to help guide those of you wishing to do this work, whether you are in local government, social services, [...] Read the whole post
4
Mar
The Golden Rule of Localism by  Nicole Chaland (Program Director of Simon Fraser University’s Community Economic Development Program) and Michael H. Shuman (author Local Dollars, Local Sense and teacher Locanomics: Principles and Practice for Community Prosperity at SFU) In a recent commentary on buy-local programs (Report on Business, The Globe and Mail, January 31), Todd [...] Read the whole post