Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

Over $2 million in grants available

Apply now for social, environment and youth grants from the Trust Are you planning a project that will help social well-being, the environment or youth? Columbia Basin Trust may be able to help. Intakes for three granting programs are now … > Read More

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Lazy Lizard Bike Trail completed

After four years of planning and construction, the Lazy Lizard Trail has now been completed up to Island Lake Lodge. The project was a joint effort and well supported by: The Fernie Trail Alliance, The Fernie Mountain Bike Club, Fernie … > Read More

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Apply for a wage subsidy: hire a student

Popular School Works program now provides wage subsidies for apprenticeships Businesses and organizations around the Columbia Basin can once again get support to hire students through Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program. The program provides a wage subsidy of $8/hour … > Read More

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Volunteers key to Rails-to-Trails

By Chris Newel Have you walked, run, rode or rollerbladed on the Northstar Rails-to-Trails? If so you are one of the 25,000-30,000 who do every year. The trail is popular attraction in the East Kootenay, which was officially opened in … > Read More

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CKCA announces 2015–2016 funded projects

Over 160 arts, culture and heritage projects—including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour—have received a total of $706,000 in funding support for the 2015–2016 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust. “The CKCA Steering … > Read More

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Kimberley’s SunMine powers up

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A touch of irony, plenty of thanks all-around and some good humour highlighted the official launch of SunMine today (July 27). On a cloudy and slightly rainy day in the sunniest city in British Columbia, the switch … > Read More

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Another great year for Columbia Basin Trust

$22 million in programs and services delivered to the Basin over 2014/15 As it approaches its 20th anniversary, Columbia Basin Trust is pleased to announce 2014/15 was another year of strong support to the area it serves in the Columbia … > Read More

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Paint the Train Project dedicated, celebrated

A dedication ceremony on Tuesday, July 14 marked the conclusion of the Sunrise Rotary Paint The Train Project. Surrounded by a crowd of project volunteers and supporters, City of Cranbrook Mayor Lee Pratt, Sunrise Rotary President Trent Taylor and Tom … > Read More

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Outside the Box next at Arts Station

Up next in The Arts Station Gallery is Outside the Box: two workshops by The Visual Arts Guild. The August Gallery Show at The Arts Station is a display by the Visual Arts Guild members and friends. In 2014 the … > Read More

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Roll on Columbia showing at History Centre

A Columbia River Treaty exhibit, Roll on Columbia, is on display at the Cranbrook History Centre until September 8. Roll On Columbia is a travelling exhibition that explores the legacy of the Columbia River Treaty and present day understanding of … > Read More

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