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Whether biking to work, hiking peaks or walking pets, Columbia Basin residents prize the trails in our communities and surrounding areas.
Our mine reclamation security system is supposed to make sure mine owners pay to clean up their mine sites and downstream pollution, but there are so many exceptions, secrets, weak policies and backroom deals, that mine owners across the province are profiting while BC taxpayers cover the long-term cleanup risk.
Fernie Brewing Company, BC’s most easterly brewery, is excited to announce the launch of a fresh new look, which is hitting stores throughout Western Canada over coming weeks.
The Fernie Business Excellence Awards 2018 organized and hosted by the Fernie Chamber of Commerce were held on Friday, October [...]
The EECOM Awards Ceremony is an important moment for environmental educators across the country to honour the individuals and organizations who are leading the way in Canada
Poll after poll shows that British Columbians want governments that are better for our environment.
Wetlands have been lost in the Elk Valley due to the cumulative impacts of road, railway and urban development. They’ve been drained, filled in and cut off from the Elk River
The new Energy Sustainability Grant from Columbia Basin Trust can help these buildings generate energy, increase energy efficiency and sustainability, and reduce energy costs.
When voters don’t turn out to choose their local government, they receive a government that doesn’t represent them.
Regional District of the East Kootenay Board Highlights for October. Solid Waste Management Plan Review Process Moving Ahead The RDEK [...]
The East Kootenay Community Credit Union Member Appreciation Day is on Thursday, October 18th at the Fernie branche. This year [...]
To support new and existing pork producers respond to the growing market demand for locally produced meat, a pork production [...]
The documentary exposes the WWI Canadian internment camps that interred thousands of Ukrainians across Canada from 1914-1920. One such camp was in Fernie BC from 1915-1918
Today they have launched their “Welcome Home” campaign for the new (used) snow cat and need your support. They are asking that members help with donations to support this additional cost.
Mary Giuliano and Regional District Director introduced a motion at the Regional District of East Kootenay meeting to help mitigate septic fee payments for West Fernie residents for a two year period.
This school year, over 5,000 K-12 students in the Columbia Basin will venture beyond the walls of their classroom
Ridgemont as we know it is about to change. If you bike, walk or run Ridgemonts trails, Thanksgiving will be [...]
The Columbia Basin Trust renews Basin Youth Network for three years with $5 million
There is no legal requirement for logging practices on private land to be sustainable over time. This allows landowners to remove most or all of the forest cover in a short time period despite major impacts on wildlife, water and communities
To help make this happen, Columbia Basin Trust is launching a new $3-million, multi-year Basin Physical Literacy and Youth Sport (PLAYS) initiative