Tag Archives: B.C. Government

City taking part in Urban Deer Translocation project

The City of Kimberley is participating in an Urban Deer Translocation Trial project starting in mid-February and running through to mid-March. The translocation trial project will be conducted by VAST Resource Solutions and B.C. government biologists and veterinarians. Female deer … > Read More

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$10-million for brave search and rescues in B.C.

Letter to the Editor Somewhere in the province, almost every single evening, a volunteer leaves the comfort of bed or the dinner table, or gives up the opportunity to celebrate a birthday or to read their child a bedtime story, … > Read More

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Four Cranbrook groups share $77,000 in grants

Four social service organizations in Cranbrook have received a combined $77,000 in community gaming grants from the B.C. government. The Cranbrook Boys and Girls Club is getting $29,000; Lions Club of Cranbrook $20,000; Royal Canadian Legion Branch 24 Ladies’ Auxiliary $10,000; … > Read More

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Crews installing wildlife detection signs

The B.C. government is about to pilot two new high-tech wildlife detection systems on Highway 3, to help warn motorists when wildlife is on or near the highway. There will be two locations for the wildlife detection systems on Highway 3 … > Read More

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Shift into winter

Letter to the Editor The Shift Into Winter campaign officially kicked off Oct. 5, and we are reminding everyone to prepare their vehicle for winter weather conditions. We encourage drivers to choose the best tires possible and to ensure their … > Read More

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Local safe home programs get funding

The B.C. government is investing $500,000 to increase access to transition house and safe-home services for Aboriginal women and children who are affected by domestic violence. “Aboriginal women in B.C. are nearly three times more likely to be victims of domestic … > Read More

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Domestic violence help groups get funds

One organization in Cranbrook and another in Fernie are receiving funding from the Ministry of Children and Family Development to help support Aboriginal women and children who are affected by domestic violence and fleeing abuse so they can rebuild their … > Read More

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Fernie awarded grant for cycling infrastructure

The provincial government is providing a $71,000 Bike BC grant to assist with construction of a cycling bridge in Fernie. The Fairy Creek Bicycle Bridge will be a 25-metre-long, two-metre-wide covered cyclist/pedestrian bridge connecting downtown Fernie to five residential and … > Read More

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Ktunaxa Nation lauds minister’s determination

The Ktunaxa Nation welcomes a recent B.C. Government decision that determined the proposed Glacier Resorts Ltd. development in the heart of Qat’muk would no longer be able to proceed. Minister of Environment Mary Polak announced on June 18 that the … > Read More

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Better at Home program to help seniors in valley

Seven communities in the Columbia Valley area have joined the Better at Home program thanks to $60,000 in funding from the B.C. government. The Columbia Valley is one of six new rural and remote areas receiving funding. The Better at … > Read More

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