Tag Archives: Trans-Canada Highway

Work hard, play hard attitude brings much vitality to region

By David Wilks Kootenay-Columbia MP Between February 15 to the 22, Members of Parliament were back in their ridings to travel their constituencies.  For me it was a busy week. On Saturday, Feb. 15, I was in Creston and met … > Read More

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Time for the vice squad

Letter to the Editor Theodore Roosevelt wrote: “A typical vice of politics is the avoidance of saying anything real on real issues” and judging from Mr. Norm Macdonald’s latest letter to the editor it would seem we are in need … > Read More

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Completion of important KNP project celebrated

Mr. David Wilks, Member of Parliament for Kootenay–Columbia, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Canada’s Environment Minister and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, last week announced the completion of construction of three wildlife underpasses and 4.6 kilometres of fenced highway in … > Read More

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4th annual Lake Louise Fall Festival underway

This fall Parks Canada is serving up a plethora of things to do at the fourth annual Lake Louise Fall Festival in Banff National Park, including hiking opportunities, photography and interpretive guided hikes with yoga. New this year, Parks Canada … > Read More

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Duczek / RDEK communications stellar

e-KNOW editorial The recent flooding events in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were among the most severe crisis situations to hit southeastern British Columbia in the past couple of decades. The RDEK is a large, triangular area and … > Read More

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Evacuation order issued for HooDoos Resort

Constant rainfall is steadily filling East Kootenay creeks and rivers, creating concern and action by regional authorities, including the declaration of Local States of Emergency in Fairmont Hot Springs and Dutch Creek. An evacuation order has also been issued for … > Read More

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Norm Macdonald / NDP – Columbia River-Revelstoke

Election 2013 Norm Macondald’s answers to e-KNOW questions: 1Q. Please provide a brief history of yourself – recent work experience (career), accomplishments and other things important to you as an individual. A. I have served as MLA for Columbia River–Revelstoke … > Read More

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Latest Kicking Horse Canyon highway work completed

Several projects to upgrade the Trans-Canada Highway east of Golden have been completed, ensuring this important route will be safer and more reliable for travellers this winter. The upgrades include four-laning 3.8 kilometres of the Golden Hill to West Portal … > Read More

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More improvements coming to Trans-Canada

The construction of a retaining wall three storeys high will be part of improvements to 1.2 kilometres of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Golden, helping make this important route safer and more reliable, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure announced … > Read More

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