Tag Archives: Electoral Area G director Gerry Wilkie

Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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Scope of hospital upgrade changing

Something unusual occurred at the Kootenay East Regional Hospital District (KERHD) board meeting Oct. 3. Interior Health (IH) representatives addressing the board received a warm round of applause. Usually on the spot with hard questions and criticism whenever they appear … > Read More

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RDEK rolls out roving reminder to reduce, reuse and recycle

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has unveiled the newest member of its fleet, and it will be easy to spot around the region. The fuel-efficient van replaces a large pick-up truck and will be used in the Environmental … > Read More

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One-size-fits-all approach to ALC unrealistic: Letnick

Amendments to the Agricultural Land Commission Act (Bill 24) will reflect feedback from British Columbians but a one-size-fits-all approach to protecting agricultural land is not reflective of reality in the province, stated Agriculture Minister Norm Letnick May 6. “Today I … > Read More

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Concern expressed over proposed Whitetail subdivision

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A subdivision proposal for a property east of Whitetail Lake has alarm bells sounding for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors. Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras May 2 suggested the regional government should send … > Read More

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FozzyFest returning to Lake Koocanusa

A music festival that appeared, seemingly out of a soggy nowhere, on the shore of Lake Koocanusa last July, will be returning – but in September. Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 4 approved a Special … > Read More

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Chamber hears from regional directors

Four of the five Columbia Valley Regional District of East Kootenay board directors addressed about 30 Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce members Jan. 16 during a luncheon at the Lions Hall. Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras, Electoral Area … > Read More

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Area director tries to kibosh OCP amendment

The inclusion of Wilmer and Dry Gulch areas into the Steamboat – Jubilee Mountain Official Community Plan (OCP) – an 18-month plus process – was opposed at the last minute Dec. 6 by the director who led the process. Prior … > Read More

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Home Based Business regs moved forward

Proposed changes to the regulation of home based businesses in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) – a topic of some feverish discussion the past half a year – will be considered in bylaw form this October. The decision … > Read More

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Crossroads abattoir proposal clears major hurdle

The establishment of an abattoir near the Invermere crossroads took a step forward May 3 when the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors voted against the weight of public sentiment and the wishes of the local director. … > Read More

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