Community participation in making a healthy, just community.

Nelson at its Best is a network of organizations & individuals that exists to help make Nelson BC a healthy community by providing & promoting a view of community planning & development seen through the lens of well-being & quality of life for all citizens.

Our Work

Learn about the vision, mission & goals that guide our work in the community.

Community Partners

Nelson at its Best is a multi sector community initiative. We value community partnership.

Current Projects

Find out about current projects & what we’re working on right now in Nelson, BC.

Latest News

Our Big News: We’ve Changed Our Name + Here’s Why…..

It’s official, we’ve changed our name..... SPAN Nelson, Social Planning Action Network Society, (formed and operating in Nelson BC since 2006) is now Nelson at its Best. Why?.... As many people know, Nelson at its Best has been the name of the SPAN Nelson initiated...

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Become a member

Nelson at its Best membership is inclusive. Learn more about how membership supports projects that strengthen our community & how you can sign up today.

Stay in touch

Subscribe to our Nelson at its Best community email list. We’ll keep you up to date on important initiatives, news & updates.

Connect with us

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Nelson at its Best is a community-based multi-sector initiative aimed at strengthening quality of life & community well-being in Nelson BC.