Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

Elk Valley Economic Initiative gets $15,000 from CFEK

The Board of Directors of Community Futures East Kootenay (CFEK) recently approved $15,000 of program funding to support the activities of the Elk Valley Economic Initiative. The Elk Valley Economic Initiative (formerly known as the Elk Valley Economic Development Task … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

RCMP – Elk Valley Detachment Sgt. Will Thien and S/Sgt. Lorne Craig of the Elk Valley RCMP Detachment presented the First and Second Quarter Mayor’s Report for 2014 during the Sept. 15 District of Sparwood council meeting. The Detachment reported … > Read More

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International conference to explore future of Columbia River

Register now for an international conference in Spokane, Washington, on the future of the Columbia River. Seating is limited, and registration is filling fast. The conference, ‘Learning From Our Past to Shape Our Future’—to be held October 21 to 23 … > Read More

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Sustainability Symposium set to inspire educators

Understanding the interconnectedness between environment, society, culture and economy is crucial for our future generations. The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) is taking this to heart as they prepare for their sixth annual ‘Voices for Sustainability’ Symposium in Golden … > Read More

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Have your say and win $1,000 to donate

Columbia Basin Trust is asking residents where it should focus its efforts to best support residents and communities in the Columbia Basin now, and into the future. The Trust is kicking off a year-long Basin-wide public engagement process starting with … > Read More

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College board announces appointments

College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors is pleased to announce the appointment of five new board members. Appointed to the College Board through Provincial Order in Council are Steen Jorgensen, Jesse Nicholas, and Cindy Yates of Cranbrook, Krys Sikora … > Read More

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$2 million in grants available

Are you planning a project that will help youth, social wellbeing or the environment? Columbia Basin Trust may be able to help. “We are pleased to make nearly $2 million available to support community projects that will benefit our youth, … > Read More

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Options on future of CVWMA centre

You’re invited to a free open house and discussion about the future of the interpretive centre at the Creston Valley Wildlife Management Area (CVWMA) on Monday, September 15. “We’ve heard a lot of great ideas from residents and looked at … > Read More

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East Kootenay Energy Diet encore

The East Kootenay Energy Diet has been officially launched for another year! The East Kootenay Energy Diet (EKED) is a program that helps residents of the East Kootenay save energy, emissions and money through home renovations. Homeowners in the East … > 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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