City councillor Valerie Warmington has a suggestion for anyone putting together their New Year's resolutions.
'Over time, a variety of punitive clawbacks were introduced further weakening the social safety net.'
Nelson has been revelling in the rain, relieved that reservoirs are full and wildfire risk reduced for the moment.
Lately I have been feeling a little stressed by the challenges facing our community and society more generally.
It is said that history is written by conquerors and subject to change but that heritage stands the test of time.
Councillor Robin Cherbo recently wrote about panhandling in his column and as a start to this year I have decided to do the same.
Councillor Valerie Warmington on city hall's approach to low water levels.
Nelson city council is in Vancouver at the annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities meeting.
Councillor Valerie Warmington says cities are ahead of senior governments on climate change.
"Publicly accessible art, such as the sculpture on Baker St., gives people a sense of place and community connectedness..."
Newly-elected city councillor Valerie Warmington comments on recreation and regional discussions.