Community participation in making a healthy and thriving 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 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.

Our Partners

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

Our Projects

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

Latest News

Living Wage for BC Families, 2023

Living Wage for BC Families, 2023

The 2023 Living Wage for Families BC report is out and, not surprisingly, the Living Wage in Nelson (and everywhere else in the survey) is higher than 2022. The biggest increases in Nelson are rent...

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Public Space Report

Public Space Report

Nelson at its Best, in partnership with the Nelson Public Library, has delivered the final report on Public Space to Nelson City Council as well as the Development Services & Climate Leadership...

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Featured Project

Together Nelson

A Community Action Strategy to Reduce Poverty

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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.