Erin Knutson

Rebranding effort seek to invigorate Canal Flats

A new branding and marketing strategy promises to breathe new life and opportunity into the Village of Canal Flats.

Committee debates ongoing directed funds allocation

equal consideration would be given to all applications and the remaining would be allocated to the highest priorities in the community.

Fate of Canal Flats village discussed

Canal Flats council meeting there was a presentation given by Canadian Forest Industries Ltd.on the inherent reasons for recent layoffs

Chamber renovations see funding setback

Issues with funding arose prior to the beginning of the renovation, forcing the Chamber to reconsider budgeting strategies.

Canal Flats community groups call for recreation upgrades

The Canal Flats Community Group and Youth Group have petitioned council, seeking potential funding for upgrades to the recreation facility.

Three-year community funding program will not be renewed

Community Directed Funds Committee meeting,regarding the agreement between Columbia Basin Trust and its Community Directed Funds Program.

Investing in the valley never looked so good

Invest Kootenay has implemented some important initiatives, that bode well for the attraction of investment groups to the Columbia Valley.

Westside Legacy trail welcomed by Canal Flats

A presentation by the Greenways Trail Alliance was a highlight of the January 12th Canal Flats council meeting.

Canal Flats council ends year on a celebratory note

A full council met to discuss recent items on the agenda that were deferred from last week’s meeting.

Canal Flats council gets into stride

A fresh team of newly elected council officials was sworn in.

Archeological studies permits hold back project

Key items were discussed at Canal Flats council meeting.

RDEK holds hearing on medical marijuana farming

"There’s a lower probability of illegal use of it, after it’s been approved"

UBCM unanimously passes Invermere mayor’s motion slammming provincial funding for Jumbo municipality

The union of BC Municipalities recently passed a unanimous motion opposing provincial funding of municipalities without residents

Blair Hobbs fundraiser for breast cancer research

Local photographer and digital artist Blair Hobbs is hosting a one of a kind showing and fundraiser at the Smoking Waters Coffee Company

Offering equal footing to people with disabilities entering the workforce

The B.C. government’= is trying to position B.C. as the country’s leading province for people with disabilities.

Canal Flats ahead of the accessibility curve

The Village of Canal Flats held its regular council meeting

Invermere business benefiting from School Works Program

Several valley businesses opened their doors to eager young hopefuls and have gleaned the benefits

New stewardship program has eyes on Columbia Lake

The CLSS presides over the Columbia Lake and promises to take their stewardship seriously

Change to zoning bylaw deferred

Several items were listed during the recent Village of Canal Flats regular council meeting

Local First Nations employment partnerships eyed

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Mark Strahl was in the valley.