Tag Archives: Canal Flats

Look Outside Photo Contest winners; celebrate tonight

A year ago, Wildsight launched Look Outside, an interactive photo contest with the tagline Click. Share. Connect, to celebrate our local landscape and wildlife. A total of 112 Kootenay-Columbia photographers submitted many hundreds of diverse and compelling images, with monthly … > 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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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac   Boat operations Last weekend seemed to be the official start for boat owners for the summer. Twice last weekend Columbia Valley RCMP Detachment heard of incidents where power boat operators were, on purpose, getting too close … > Read More

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A bright and sunny Canal Days

Organizers could not have dreamed for a better weather scenario for last weekend’s annual Canal Days celebrations (June 3-7). The Village of Canal Flats was alive with residents and visitors taking advantage of the warm, sunny weather. A pancake breakfast … > Read More

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Loggers praised by MP in Parliament

More needed for the industry say upcoming election opposition Kootenay- Columbia MP David Wilks Tuesday stood in Parliament to speak out on behalf of loggers. “Mr. Speaker: In my riding of Kootenay-Columbia, from Nakusp to Elkford and all points in … > Read More

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Columbia Valley RCMP Report

By S/Sgt. Marko Shehovac Canal Flats Days Parade – June 6 Cram the Cruiser will be in the Canal Days parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday and on scene after the parade until 2 p.m. Everyone on the parade route, … > Read More

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Canal Days ready to rock the Flats

The Village of Canal Flats is going to be a beehive of activity June 3 to 6 during the 55th annual Canal Days. The fun begins Wednesday evening, June 3, with a Talent Show at the Canal Flats Civic Centre. … > Read More

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FRC satellite open house tonight

The Family Resource Centre (FRC) will be hosting an open house this evening (June 2) to celebrate its new satellite office in Canal Flats. The Family Resource Centre will be offering services to children, youth, adults, seniors and families at … > Read More

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COTR provides retraining for Canfor employees

College of the Rockies is providing retraining opportunities for employees of the Canfor Canal Flats Mill who have lost their jobs due to a downturn in the timber market. Canfor’s Canal Flats Mill announced on February 5 that half of … > Read More

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CVCF appoints new executive director

By Chris Conway The Columbia Valley Community Foundation (CVCF) recently announced the appointment of Laurie Klassen to the position of Executive Director. In a press release issued May 25, foundation Chair Roberta Hall described Klassen as an energetic, personable professional … > Read More

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