Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Drinker falls from resort balcony

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac At 12:30 a.m. on April 5, Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment members responded to Radium Resort to assist BC Ambulance on a call of an injured male. On attendance the police learned that … > Read More

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Province changing local government election legislation

Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Coralee Oakes introduced legislation March 26 that is aimed at supporting greater transparency and accountability in local government elections. Oakes tabled two bills to modernize local election campaign finance rules and introduce further changes … > Read More

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Blue Lake Centre unveils new look

Facility upgrade leads to rebranding and grand re-opening at Blue Lake Centre Best known as an outdoor education centre, Blue Lake Centre revealed its redesigned logo and website March 24. The new branding reflects recent upgrades at the facility allowing … > Read More

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February in the East Kootenay

By Ian Cobb I think it is safe to say that no one wishes to talk about February – in the East Kootenay or anywhere else in Canada for that matter. For the shortest month of the year, it dragged … > Read More

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CVCF seeks applications for Arnold Ellis youth fund

Arnold Ellis, a long-term resident of the Columbia Valley, provided a generous bequest to the young people of the Columbia Valley, through the Columbia Valley Community Foundation. Mr. Ellis left a legacy to support students in reaching their potential through … > Read More

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Quick responses save Invermere man caught in avalanche

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac On March 6 Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment was made aware of an avalanche at Paradise Basin near Panorama Mountain Resort, that buried a 40-year-old male from Invermere who was in the process … > Read More

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FRC services now available in village

Message from the Mayor By Ute Juras, Mayor of Canal Flats During the Village of Canal Flats council meeting on February 11, council authorized the Family Resource Centre to use the meeting room in the Columbia Discovery Centre at an … > Read More

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Icy morning created havoc on Highway 93/95

Columbia Valley RCMP Report By Cpl. Grant Simpson Columbia Valley RCMP responded to 70 calls for service over the past week. A few of the more noteworthy calls are highlighted below, including one that was overlooked from the previous week. … > Read More

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Theft ring taken down in concert with Calgary Police

A joint investigation between the Columbia Valley RCMP and the Calgary City Police last Friday (Feb. 21) resulted in the arrest of three adults in Canal Flats. In the past month Columbia Valley RCMP has been working with Calgary City … > Read More

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Funding approved for Canal Flats Arena upgrades

But second request denied The Regional District of East Kootenay Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $140,500 in capital funding for additional insulation and drainage at the Canal Flats Arena. The funds are to be paid by the Canal Flats … > Read More

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