Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Wildfire causes evacuation and closure of White Swan Provincial Park

Wildfire near Whitetail Brook, about 10 kilometres east of the Village of Canal Flats has now lead to the Wildfire Management Branch closing off access to White Swan Forest Service Road and White Swan Provincial Park being closed until further … > Read More

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Southeast Fire Centre fighting fire near Canal Flats

The Southeast Fire Centre is responding to a wildfire near Whitetail Brook, about 10 kilometres east of the Village of Canal Flats. The fire covers an estimated 150 hectares and no structures or communities are at risk at this time. … > Read More

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Happy summer everyone!

Mayor’s Message for June 2014 By Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras Well, June has come and gone and thanks to less rain and slower melting snowpack due to cooler nights we have made it through without major flooding. … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Area A Flood Control Service Establishment Bylaw adopted The new Electoral Area A Flood Control Service will help fund flood mitigation projects in Electoral Area A, along with the operation and maintenance of flood control infrastructure. The Regional District of … > Read More

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e-KNOW three today

Three years ago today I uploaded the first story onto East Kootenay News Online Weekly (e-KNOW), an introductory column detailing the W5 of our online-only newspaper. When I hit ‘publish,’ e-KNOW came live for a readership of a few dozen … > Read More

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Summer season shenanigans in full flight

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Hit and run at Kinsmen Beach At 8:45 a.m. on June 26, the Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment received a report of hit and run at Kinsmen Beach. A 2006 VW Jetta was … > Read More

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Students awarded $72k in scholarship fund bursaries

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation’s (Foundation) Arnold Ellis Scholarship Fund was established in 2004 to provide scholarship and bursaries to local youth attending training and education at recognized post-secondary institutions. In May 2014 a total of 40 students were selected … > Read More

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Columbia Valley Community Foundation AGM June 10

The Columbia Valley Community Foundation invites members of the public and the charitable sector to its annual general meeting at Pynelogs Cultural Centre on Tuesday, June 10, starting at 7 p.m. The Columbia Valley Community Foundation (Foundation), a registered charity, … > Read More

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Canal Days fun returns June 6-8

The annual Canal Days festivities return June 6 to 8 in the Village of Canal Flats. Actually, the fun begins Wednesday, June 4 at 7 p.m. when the Talent Show runs at the Canal Flats Civic Centre, followed by a … > Read More

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New tourism initiative gets funding

An innovative new tourism strategy in the Columbia Valley has been approved for over $100,000 in funding over three years through the Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Program. The funding will help the Columbia Cultural Tourism Association hire a … > Read More

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