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Family-focused affordable housing opens in Invermere

The official opening of an 18-unit apartment complex providing affordable housing, specifically for low to moderate income families, was held August 11 with a variety of regional dignitaries in attendance. Hanna Capilo, a young mother and resident of the complex … > Read More

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Happy summer everyone!

Mayor’s Message for June 2014 By Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras Well, June has come and gone and thanks to less rain and slower melting snowpack due to cooler nights we have made it through without major flooding. … > Read More

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New tourism initiative gets funding

An innovative new tourism strategy in the Columbia Valley has been approved for over $100,000 in funding over three years through the Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Program. The funding will help the Columbia Cultural Tourism Association hire a … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Transit Superstar Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Community Services Manager Shannon Moskal was congratulated by the Board of Directors May 2 on being named a BC Transit Superstar. Shannon works with BC Transit, our contractors and the public using … > Read More

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Chamber hears from regional directors

Four of the five Columbia Valley Regional District of East Kootenay board directors addressed about 30 Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce members Jan. 16 during a luncheon at the Lions Hall. Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras, Electoral Area … > Read More

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RDEK honoured for flood communications

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has received an award from the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) for civic engagement, for its communication efforts during the June flooding crisis in the Elk Valley, Wasa, Kimberley and Columbia Valley. During … > Read More

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Kootenay Booth returns to UBCM

Columbia Power has teamed up with the Regional Districts of Kootenay Boundary, Central Kootenay and East Kootenay to showcase the Kootenays to British Columbia at the annual Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Convention. Approximately 2,000 delegates from 196 member … > Read More

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Canal Flats / Ktunaxa celebrate together

The Village of Canal Flats and the Ktunaxa Nation celebrated together Saturday, Sept. 14. Under a blazing late summer sun, about 60 people, including a slew of dignitaries, celebrated the grand opening of the new village hall, Columbia Discovery Centre … > Read More

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Regional officials laud emergency workers

Recent flooding events around the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK), between June 19 and July 2, stretched emergency workers thin and forced officials to scramble to find bodies and machinery, as well as provide timely information. The Columbia Valley, … > Read More

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Housing Needs Assessment Project gets funding

The Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Committee has approved its first project to fund. “The committee has awarded up to $30,000 to the Family Resource Centre for preparation of a Columbia Valley Housing Needs Assessment and submission of a … > Read More

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