Tag Archives: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Winter tire time has begun (sorry)

With winter quickly approaching, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure would like to remind motorists that beginning today, Oct. 1, winter tires are required on many highways throughout the province. Signs are posted on each of the designated highways to … > Read More

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City transitioning to new traffic light system

In a bid to improve the City of Cranbrook’s traffic flow and safety, the city is transitioning from in-ground weight sensors to high tech camera sensors at intersections. City Trades Manager Tony Hetu Sept. 23 welcomed local media to check out … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is what transpired during the July 28 regular meeting of City of Fernie council. 1.  AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.2 Development Variance Permit Application No. 355 for Jacqueline and William Arling for the property located at 1202 … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Development Variance Permit District of Sparwood Council July 21 approved a Development Variance Permit application to reduce the minimum front yard setback from 25’ to 19’ at 441 Engelmann Srpuce Drive to allow for the build of a front porch. … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About driving safely By Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett 1. The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure recently completed a Rural Highway Safety and Speed Review and will be implementing changes to improve safety and mobility on our highways. 2. New … > Read More

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Siphon attempt unsuccessful at Elizabeth Lake

An attempt by the City of Cranbrook this morning to begin moving water out of Elizabeth Lake across Wattsville Road using a siphon system was not successful. Instead of pumping, the city, through discussions with the Regional District of East … > Read More

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City to move water from Elizabeth Lake next week

City of Cranbrook crews will attempt to begin moving water out of Elizabeth Lake across Wattsville Road starting next week. Instead of pumping, the city, through discussions with the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), the Ministry of Transportation and … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Requesting resources for patrol and enforcement in Koocanusa The board of the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) June 6 unanimously agreed to have requests sent to the provincial and federal governments to engage whatever additional resources they can, from … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown on what occurred at the June 9 City of Fernie regular council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique Proposed Lease Agreement – Max Turyk Community Centre Council … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Development Variance Permit 1292 Pinyon Court District of Sparwood council May 20 approved a Development Variance Permit application to vary sections of the Zoning Bylaw at 1292 Pinyon Court to allow for construction of a detached accessory building. The variance … > Read More

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