In partnership with the federal and provincial governments, Selkirk College has just completed five sessions of the Safety in Resource Industry Forestry Training Program where the success exceeded expectations. The goal of the program is to provide job ready skills to unemployed and under-employed residents of the region so they can fill in-demand jobs in the sector.
Canadian author Tom Rand is coming to Nelson on March 16 to speak about the dangers of passive denial when it comes to climate change. Taking a proactive approach to finding solutions, the entrepreneur will talk about the positive stories of clean energy abundance. The event is free for Selkirk College students.