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Teck responds to Globe’s selenium article

Letter to the Editor Recent articles in the Globe & Mail newspaper have generated discussion on the topic of selenium and the Elk Valley. I wanted to share with your readers and the community Teck’s response to the Globe & … > Read More

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Selenium issue not new for Elk Valley residents

Letter to the Editor The following is a copy of a letter to the editor sent to the Globe and Mail, regarding Mark Hume’s two-part series on selenium in the Elk Valley, which ran Oct. 12 and 19. Elk Valley … > Read More

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Conservation group to focus on iconic Canadian nature

Nature Conservancy of Canada to protect habitat for 25% of Canada’s species at risk The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is aiming to conserve Canada’s most iconic landscapes before they are lost or transformed by human development. The Nature Conservancy … > Read More

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Caring for our community watershed

People care deeply about the health of the Elk River as demonstrated by the 77 adults and youth who participated in the first-ever, valley-wide watershed shoreline cleanup involving Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie. “People recognize that a clean shoreline makes it … > Read More

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Mayor’s update for July 2014

By Mayor Mary Giuliano July 1 was truly a fantastic and funtastic day of activity to celebrate Canada Day followed by a Sunday of waste bin painting by an array of amazing artists who volunteered time to share their talent … > Read More

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A bright day for Kimberley

It was fittingly sunny in Kimberley this morning (July 7) when dignitaries broke ground at the SunMine. The $5.3 million solar project, utilizing the southern slope of reclaimed Teck land on the eastern edge of the City of Kimberley, has … > Read More

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SunMine groundbreaking approaches

An event to commemorate breaking ground on SunMine, a 1.05 Megawatt solar facility situated on reclaimed land on the former Teck Sullivan Mine site in Kimberley, is taking place July 7. Among the officials joining City of Kimberley Mayor Ron … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Development Variance Permit Lilac Terrace District of Sparwood council June 16 approved a Development Variance Permit application to vary sections of the Zoning Bylaw at 102-2 Avenue (Lilac Terrace) to allow for construction of a three-storey high density residential addition. … > Read More

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Schedule released for SummerSounds2014

Running June through October, in conjunction with the Cranbrook Farmers’ Market and other events, SummerSounds2014 promises to bring top-notch musical entertainment to downtown Cranbrook. Starting June 28, SummerSounds2014 will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with live music and … > Read More

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Pink bulldozer helps raise awareness

Teck’s Elkview Operations helped raise awareness of breast cancer and its impact on the community with a rebuilt pink Caterpillar D10T bulldozer that was displayed on Monday, May 26 in Sparwood. Elkview’s Superintendent of Operations Clayton Podrasky said the idea … > Read More

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