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Sparwood Council Facts

United Steelworkers Mr. Alex Hanson and Mr. Steve Kallies representing United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9346 made a presentation to District of Sparwood council Nov. 3 regarding support for “Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law, Westray Act” campaign. The USW’s national … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

Community Energy Award Megan Lohman, representing the Community Energy Association, congratulated the District of Sparwood Oct. 20 for Sparwood’s placement as honourable mention in the 2014 Climate and Energy Action Awards in the Corporate Operations category for work in the … > Read More

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Enforceable water quality standards needed

Letter to the Editor Selenium poisoning of fish in the Elk River has been a hot topic in the East Kootenay for at least a decade. It’s now grabbed national and international attention, with recent articles pointing out the severe … > Read More

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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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