Tag Archives: College of the Rockies

COTR welcomes students to new school year

College of the Rockies is ready to welcome more than 2,000 new and returning students on Tuesday, September 2. Tuesday is set aside for students to orient themselves, get a locker, meet their classmates, get their student ID cards, buy … > Read More

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An open letter to Christy Clark

Letter to the Editor Dear Christy Clark, On July 10, I had the pleasure of meeting you in Cranbrook. Do you remember me? Bill Bennett pulled you aside and told you he had someone he wanted you to meet. I … > Read More

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Elk Watershed Discovery Camp a success

The Elk River Alliance (ERA) is pleased to announce the success of the Elk Watershed Discovery Camps based in Fernie this summer. These two week-long day camps were delivered by ERA in partnership with the College of the Rockies. The … > Read More

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Support available to hire students

Popular School Works Program continues this fall Businesses and organizations around the Columbia Basin can once again get support to hire students through Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program. Applications are available at cbt.org/schoolworks2014 and are assessed on a first-come, … > Read More

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Physician vacancies taxing regional ER

The ongoing lack of family physicians in Cranbrook and region is forcing residents to visit the East Kootenay Regional Hospital’s emergency room, creating more traffic than it is meant to handle. In a press release this morning (August 21), Interior … > Read More

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Water fluoridation open house set for Oct. 23

The electoral assent on whether to continue adding fluoride to the City of Cranbrook water system will be held as part of the municipal election on November 15.  All eligible voters are encouraged to participate. The question will ask: “Are … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for July 2014

By Mayor Mary Giuliano July 1 was truly a fantastic and funtastic day of activity to celebrate Canada Day followed by a Sunday of waste bin painting by an array of amazing artists who volunteered time to share their talent … > Read More

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COTR secures provincial funds for welding programs

On July 31, the Ministry of Advanced Education announced $164,000 in additional funding for College of the Rockies (COTR) foundation and apprenticeship welding programs.  On August 1, East Kootenay MLA and Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister for Core … > Read More

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College signs SunMine agreement

College of the Rockies President and CEO David Walls is pleased to be collaborating with the City of Kimberley, Teck, and the EcoSmart Foundation on the SunMine project in Kimberley. With over 4,000 solar modules generating 1.05 Megawatts of energy, … > Read More

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CFUW Cranbrook readies to host 30th Artisan Bazaar

Saturday, November 8 marks the 30th annual Christmas Craft Bazaar at the Cranbrook Golf Club on 2nd Street South. “We never thought 30 years ago the club would still be hosting this excellent bazaar,” said a long-time member of the … > Read More

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