Tag Archives: Electoral Area A

IH centralizing laundry services

Interior Health’s (IH) Board of Directors announced March 1 that it has reached a 20-year agreement with Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service Inc. to provide the majority of linen and laundry services through a centralized Okanagan-based facility, supported by regional distribution … > Read More

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AAP for Area A Septage Disposal Service

Residents in Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area A are being asked to provide guidance via an Alternative Approval Process (AAP) whether there is support to establish an Area A Septage Disposal Service. The RDEK operates septage ponds near … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the Feb. 12 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting and an update of public meetings and hearings. Columbia Valley Economic Development Service Project funding The board approved … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Transition plan in place as CAO eyes retirement The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors Jan. 8 announced they have selected a new Chief Administrative Officer to replace current CAO Lee-Ann Crane when she retires later this … > Read More

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RDEK celebrates 50th anniversary

By Ian Cobb e-KNOW The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) turned 50 Nov. 30. Established in 1965 to provide local government services for rural areas between municipalities, the RDEK has come a long way. That was made abundantly clear … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for November

By Mayor Mary Giuliano City of Fernie Volunteerism is considered an honourable action as that is when an individual or group provides services for no monetary gain. Volunteers are love in motion, without the many persons giving so generously of … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following are highlights from the
 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting held Nov. 6. West Fernie engineering services contract increased The engineering services contract with the Kerr Wood Leidal/MPE Engineering team for the West Fernie Servicing & … > Read More

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A good time to think outside the box

e-KNOW Editorial Former District of Invermere Mayor Mark Shmigelsky was fond of reminding fellow Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors from the Elk Valley about how lucky they were to have the coal mines in their backyards. Not only … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a synopsis as to what occurred during the August 7 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors’ meeting in Cranbrook. Steeples OCP and Zoning Bylaw The board gave Bylaws No. 2614 and 2615 first and … > Read More

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Public invited to major funding announcement

Fernie and West Fernie residents are invited to join in on an important infrastructure funding announcement tomorrow, Friday, July 24 in Fernie. Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks, on behalf of the Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, … > Read More

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