Tag Archives: Columbia Basin Trust

Outdoor Youth Leadership Program a success

Over spring break, 18 young outdoor enthusiasts aged 14 to 18-years-old spent eight days out at Blue Lake Centre participating in Blue Lake’s Winter Outdoor Youth Leadership Program. This unique leadership opportunity brought together a combination of Canadian and International Exchange students … > Read More

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Purcell Field House taking shape

By Chris Newel The new Purcell Field House is starting to take shape thanks to College of the Rockies Timber Frame class. The new washroom project spearheaded by Kimberley Soccer Association has been in the works for some time and … > Read More

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Cranbrook to Wardner Trail phase a success

Trails BC is pleased to report that with the support of the National Trans Canada Trail Foundation as the primary funding partner with a $210,000 contribution for Phase 1 as well as funding partners, Columbia Basin Trust, Regional District of … > Read More

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Jensen appointed vice-chair of Trust

Cranbrook resident Rick Jensen has been re-appointed to the Columbia Basin Trust Board of Directors and he has also been appointed as board vice-chair. And Fairmont Hot Springs resident and Regional District of East Kootenay Electoral Area F Director Wendy … > Read More

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A GP For Me action planning to begin

As part of the A GP For Me initiative, the Kimberley family physicians through the East Kootenay Division of Family Practice are working with key community stakeholders to lead a Healthy Kimberley project, which focuses on promoting the health and … > Read More

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Successful climate change program wraps up

Since 2008, communities throughout the Columbia Basin have been planning for a changing climate with help from Columbia Basin Trust’s Communities Adapting to Climate Change Initiative (CACCI). Fourteen Basin communities have received support and over 30 innovative projects have demonstrated … > Read More

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KRIC workshops tackle tech on new dates

Technology Integration for Small Businesses workshops will run on March 30 in Golden and March 31 in Cranbrook If you’re in business, and you care about your bottom line, it’s a temptation to try newer and better technology. But not all technological … > Read More

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28 projects receive support from Trust

Twenty-eight projects that support social well-being have been approved to receive over $1.3 million in funding through Columbia Basin Trust’s Social Grants. “These projects clearly illustrate the strength we have in our communities, with organizations of various sizes working on … > Read More

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75 nominees up for chamber awards

Business Excellence Awards Gala Evening April 11 Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards nominees have completed their interviews and along with the balance of the city excitedly await the announcement of the award recipients at the April 11 Gala … > Read More

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Feds provide funds for seniors’ housing

The federal government March 6 provided more than a million dollars for seniors’ housing projects in the Elk Valley. Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State for Social Development, presented $600,000 for Sparwood’s … > Read More

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