Tag Archives: Teck

One constant remains with Fernie

By Mary Giuliano On Monday, January 5 we had a presentation by Urban Systems regarding the Development Cost Charges update with an open house held in the Senior’s Centre. The grants committee and I reviewed applications the following day and … > Read More

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Teck Kootenay Cup to proceed

After careful deliberation and countless meetings with the Kimberley Kootenay Cup committee, it was decided that the Teck Kootenay Cup 2015 will proceed as planned in Kimberley this coming weekend (February 14 and 15). We have had very warm weather … > Read More

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KAT hosts year’s most fun race

Kimberley Alpine Team (KAT) held a ski race Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 with the support of Kimberley Alpine Resort and Teck. Ten clubs and over 130 racers from Manitoba to Rossland competed in Giant Slalom (GS), and night slalom. … > Read More

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3 facts you need to know

About the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan By Bill Bennett Kootenay East MLA 1. The Ministry of Environment has approved the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan – to address the management of selenium and other substances released by mining activities … > Read More

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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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