Walking along 2nd Avenue today you would be surprised to learn that 20 years ago the arts scene in Fernie was less than vibrant. Today, a stroll through our historic downtown is a cultural shopping feast.
More than 2,400 new affordable rental homes are coming for people with moderate and low incomes in 39 communities throughout the province.
Winters in Fernie can be a blast but they can also be busy, long and draining – especially for business managers and owners. And no winter has been longer or seemingly darker than the one we just collectively endured.
The RDEK is reminding residents about the need to be cautious around all waterways and prepared in the event of seasonal flooding as the warm temperatures this week have resulted in melting of the higher elevation snowpack.
First Nations in the Columbia Basin are moving ahead with building and improving housing stock—adding additional affordable housing options and professional development opportunities—while being supported by unique and innovative partnerships.
In spite of a decrease of 4.1% on an average residential assessment for 2021, the Electoral Area A portion of the RDEK’s budget is already making a big impact through the programs and services its supports.