Tag Archives: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

CP Rail meeting with community today

Public pressure and community action around the loss of access to the Lower Canyon of the Kicking Horse River is starting to catch CP Rail’s attention. Representatives from Golden and area will be meeting with CP Rail executives to hammer out … > Read More

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Winter tire rules end today

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure (MOTI) is reminding motorists that while the winter tire rules end today, Thursday, March 31, those planning to travel on provincial highways throughout the province should still be prepared for possible winter conditions at … > Read More

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Mainroad hitting 95% of targets: Bennetto

With one of the winter’s biggest overnight dumps of snow still being cleared away, provincial authorities addressed ongoing concerns about East Kootenay highways maintenance this afternoon. And a key message from both Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, speaking on the … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a synopsis of what occurred during the Jan. 11 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1   2015 – 2019 Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 2279, Amendment Bylaw No. 01, Bylaw No. 2287, 2016 for consideration of first … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About highway maintenance By Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA 1. Mainroad (East Kootenay) is contracted with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure to maintain provincial roads in our area. Their contract expires in 2016. The contract will be advertised on … > Read More

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Shift into Winter: slow down and drive safely

Letter to the Editor During winter driving conditions, Mainroad Contracting is committed to the safety of motorists and residents. We’re asking drivers to be prepared for the unpredictability of the winter season. Before heading out, please visit www.drivebc.ca for current … > Read More

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BC Liberal destruction of documents a deliberate act

MLA Report By Norm Macdonald Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA As your MLA, I often receive requests from constituents for access to information, information that you have every right as a citizen to receive. My staff work with people to access information … > Read More

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Sparwood council facts

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Oct. 5 District of Sparwood council meeting. DELEGATION Sparwood Chamber of Commerce Mrs. Norma McDougall, Manager of the Chamber of Commerce made a presentation to Council on the Business … > Read More

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Shift into winter

Letter to the Editor The Shift Into Winter campaign officially kicked off Oct. 5, and we are reminding everyone to prepare their vehicle for winter weather conditions. We encourage drivers to choose the best tires possible and to ensure their … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Oct. 2 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board meeting. West Fernie engineering contract scope expanded The engineering services contract with the Kerr Wood Leidal / MPE Engineering team … > Read More

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