Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Funds for safety and services for local governments

East Kootenay local governments, including the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality, are getting in on $40 million in Small Community and Regional District Grant and Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Grant program funding announced yesterday by the Ministry of Community, Sport … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – March

By Mayor Ute Juras Village of Canal Flats  This month I would start my report out with a positive story of triumph and celebration. I am, of course talking about the EKC Zamboni Challenge. The East Kootenay Community Credit Union (EKC) … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Facebook contact a breach of conditions Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment March 26 received a complaint of breach of conditions when an accused male made contact with a victim via Facebook. Police met with the male and … > Read More

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Outdoor Youth Leadership Program a success

Over spring break, 18 young outdoor enthusiasts aged 14 to 18-years-old spent eight days out at Blue Lake Centre participating in Blue Lake’s Winter Outdoor Youth Leadership Program. This unique leadership opportunity brought together a combination of Canadian and International Exchange students … > Read More

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Local leaders press Jemi on logging plans

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW Worries of a private land ‘cut and run’ operation on former Tembec land in the Elk Valley were addressed last week during a meeting between municipal and regional government officials, Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource … > Read More

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Griz Days 2015 a beaut

Fernie and area once again burst to life during the annual Griz Days celebrations, held Feb. 27 to March 1. Fernie’s biggest community celebration of the year was blessed this time around with crisp, clear, normal (relatively speaking) weather, which … > Read More

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Message from the Mayor – February

By Mayor Ute Juras, Village of Canal Flats Wow, it sure looks like spring has sprung! The one thing on everyone’s mind right now is, of course, the layoffs happening at the mill. Representatives from Canfor were on hand at … > Read More

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Last chance to register for Stars & Constellations

By Rick Nowell The deadline for registering for the Stars & Constellations course at College of the Rockies (COTR) is upon us. The Astronomy course begins tonight, Tuesday night, Feb 24; and again Tuesday, March 3 from 7-10 p.m. This … > Read More

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United Way helping more than 20 programs

The Board of Directors of United Way East Kootenay is excited to announce that the 2014 Campaign has achieved over $185,000. This achievement was the direct result of national and local workplace campaigns, increased corporate support and increased individual donor … > Read More

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Canal Flats Mayor addresses layoffs

By Ute Juras Village of Canal Flats Mayor Canfor announced on February 5 that iy will be reducing the Canal Flats Mill operation from two shifts to one effective May 4. This decision was made due to the fibre supply … > Read More

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