Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

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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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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