Tag Archives: Akisqnuk First Nation

Valley holding first Business Walk

What do Columbia Valley retail stores, law offices, restaurants, manufacturers, trades services and financial services have in common? They represent the types of businesses that will be visited by business leaders, in Columbia Valley communities during our first Business Walk … > Read More

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SD6 celebrates first agreement signing

The Rocky Mountain School District (SD6) signed its first Aboriginal Education Enhancement Agreement today, marking its continued commitment to Aboriginal learning in its schools. The celebration included student drumming and dance. The agreement supports the academic, cultural and social needs … > Read More

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?Akisq’nuk asks to join RDEK

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW The ?Akisq’nuk First Nation would like to take a seat at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ table. In a March 18 letter to RDEK Board Chair Rob Gay (Electoral Area C Director), … > Read More

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Changes to lake’s largest lakeshore campground

With the safety of its customers at the forefront, the difficult decision has been made not to renew the leases of a small number of seasonal tenants at the Lakeshore Resort and Campground. This decision relates to a small number … > Read More

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College board announces appointments

College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members. Appointed to the College Board through Provincial Order in Council are Steen Jorgensen, Jesse Nicholas, and Cindy Yates of Cranbrook, Krys Sikora … > Read More

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Shovar returned as chief

Lorne Shovar is returning as chief of the ?Akisq’nuk First Nation following a May 20 election. Shovar earned 47 votes to re-claim his position as chief of the band. With 45, 43 and 40 votes respectively, Allan Nicholas, Rosemary Phillips … > Read More

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18th annual Wings Over the Rockies begins May 5

Each year the Wings Over the Rockies Bird Festival volunteer Board of Directors selects a theme to focus our presenters and event leaders and educate our participants. Our theme for 2014 is the Mystery of Migration and the Festival coincides … > Read More

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11 graduate from Bladerunners program

Graduates of the Bladerunners Aboriginal Youth Employment Training Program pose for a photo at the Copper Point Resort on Friday, February 28. Organized by the Ktunaxa Nation Council, the College of the Rockies, Service Canada, the Province of B.C., and … > Read More

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Two new councillors for Akisqnuk First Nation

Two new council members were elected to join the Akisqnuk First Nation council on Monday, June 18. Lucille Shovar and Stephen Nicholas were voted by band membership to sit on the First Nation’s five-person council. They will join Chief Lorne … > Read More

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