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Teck recognized in two sustainability rankings

Teck Resources Ltd. has been recognized as one of the top corporations in Canada for both corporate citizenship and social responsibility in two separate sustainability rankings. Teck was the fourth-ranked company overall and the top-ranked mining company on the Best … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for April

By Mayor Mary Giuliano City of Fernie The City of Fernie has a multitude of committees with residents taking part in decisions that affect our city. I want to acknowledge the volunteers who care so deeply for this town. Council … > Read More

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Project Heavy Duty returns to Elk Valley

School District No. 5, WorkSafeBC, College of the Rockies and local heavy industry are teaming up to give Elk Valley Grade 11 and 12 students a lesson in ‘Project Heavy Duty’ next week. The program will give 24 teens interested … > Read More

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Aboriginal Gathering Place opens with celebration

College of the Rockies, along with the Ktunaxa Nation and Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett, celebrated the grand opening of the college’s Aboriginal Gathering Place on Friday, October 31. Representatives from the Ktunaxa Nation, the Shuswap Band, the Metis Nation … > Read More

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Elk Valley Economic Initiative gets $15,000 from CFEK

The Board of Directors of Community Futures East Kootenay (CFEK) recently approved $15,000 of program funding to support the activities of the Elk Valley Economic Initiative. The Elk Valley Economic Initiative (formerly known as the Elk Valley Economic Development Task … > Read More

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Coroners Service confirms identity of deceased worker

The BC Coroners Service has confirmed the identity of a male who died following an industrial accident at Teck Resource’s Coal Mountain Operations near Sparwood on March 16. He was Miles Bradley Lorenz, aged 59, of Coleman, Alberta. Mr. Lorenz … > Read More

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Grants available for female entrepreneurs

Deadline March 10 Teck Resources and the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FEW) have announced they are offering grants of $2,500 to women entrepreneurs across British Columbia who are seeking mentorship and support to grow their businesses. The grant will go … > Read More

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Local Conservation Fund helped preserve Lot 48

The conservation of District Lot 48, located on the undeveloped eastern side of Columbia Lake, is hailed as the finest example of multi-faceted cooperation when it comes to conservation in the East Kootenay’s recent history. It took about two decades … > Read More

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Teck buys 7,000 ha for conservation

Teck Resources announced Oct. 17 that it has purchased more than 7,000 hectares of land in the Elk and Flathead river valleys of Tembec Inc. for conservation purposes. The company, which operates five coal mines in the Elk Valley, spent … > Read More

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COTR Fernie Campus to hold inaugural Haul Truck Training

College of the Rockies’ Fernie Campus is launching the college’s Haul Truck Operator program with its first intake of instruction August 6 to 30. The training is designed to prepare students for work in the ever-expanding Canadian mining industry and … > Read More

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