Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

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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Family-focused affordable housing opens in Invermere

The official opening of an 18-unit apartment complex providing affordable housing, specifically for low to moderate income families, was held August 11 with a variety of regional dignitaries in attendance. Hanna Capilo, a young mother and resident of the complex … > Read More

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Call out to internet service providers serving the basin

Columbia Basin Trust is reaching out to identify small-to-medium-sized local and regional Internet service providers (ISPs) that are interested in expanding connectivity and/or upgrading existing infrastructure to meet new federal standards for broadband in the Columbia Basin and Boundary regions. … > Read More

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Creating Community Champions for St. Mary Lake Wetlands

Wild about wetlands after taking a course in Castlegar in 2012, two St. Mary Lake residents saw wetlands surrounding their shoreline in a whole new light. “BC Wildlife Federation Wetlandkeepers course was so inspiring that we wanted to share our … > Read More

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Kimberley Kaleidoscope workshop opportunities still available

The Kimberley Kaleidoscope arts & culture festival offers a variety of workshop opportunities for local artists and beginners in a variety of disciplines. Spaces are still available in most of these workshops and people interested in participating can contact the … > Read More

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Dancing like butterflies above the Platzl

On Thursday evening, August 7, as the Kimberley Farmers’ Market closes on Howard Street, the Kimberley Community Band will strike up in the Platzl in front of the Spirit Rock Climbing Centre and a unique evening of band music and … > Read More

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The arts are alive and growing in Elkford

The Elkford Art Studio opened in October 2012 hosting art classes that have included drawing, painting, pottery and sculpturing. These classes are well received by community members of all ages and skill levels. Community members are encouraged to explore their … > Read More

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Trust releases 2013/14 annual report

Learn more about Columbia Basin Trust and the activities it supports through its 2013/14 Annual Report. The annual report reflects the Trust’s performance for the year ending March 31, and details its financial investments, spending, and program and initiative activities. … > Read More

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Photo Finish begins July 31

Every year The Arts Station is graced with the works from the Fernie Visual Arts Guild during their annual gallery exhibit, and this year’s show is sure to impress! The Visual Arts Guild is an informal group of artists that … > Read More

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