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Enhancements Focus on Ecosystem Health

(Columbia Basin) – Making changes to ecosystems in the Columbia Basin takes time, which is why four organizations are undertaking long-term projects to create significant, positive impacts. These projects are being supported by Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by admin on Feb 29, 2024 in Community

Health and Learning

Learning French, or any language, is not just songs, flashcards, and books. It is also about being ready to learn, physically and mentally. As Grade 5 and 6 Late French Immersion students, we know that learning a new language requires a healthy body and mindset.

Posted by Par La Classe d... on Feb 24, 2024 in Community

Cauliflow-power (An Ode to Cauliflower)

Cauliflower is one of those magical veggies not only high in vitamins C and K, but it’s also a good source of folate (an essential nutrient for cell growth, especially during pregnancy). Cauliflower is fat-free, cholesterol-free, and low in sodium. A one-cup serving contains only 25 calories! I find that it’s filling and really versatile.

Posted by Claire Smallwood on Feb 22, 2024 in Community

Promoting Safety, Independence and Calm

In your house, a shoe rack might just be a handy way to keep the entrance tidy and a chair might just be a place to plop into. At Wild Wapiti Playschool in Fernie, such basic items mean so much more.

Posted by admin on Feb 22, 2024 in Community

The Trust Focuses on a Healthy, Resilient Future

(Columbia Basin) – In its aim to support people and communities in the Columbia Basin, Columbia Basin Trust is celebrating the release of its new Columbia Basin Management Plan 2024–2034. The overall focus is on health and resilience, with the intention for the plan to guide the Trust’s activities over the coming decade.

Posted by admin on Feb 22, 2024 in Community
Feast For A Cause

Feast for a Cause

Fernie, BC – Get ready for a big food event with heart! The Rotary Club of Fernie is excited to announce Feast for a Cause, happening on May 4, 2024, at the Fernie Community Centre.

Posted by admin on Feb 21, 2024 in Community

Why Don’t You Pop In?

Posted by Shelby Knudsen on Feb 21, 2024 in Community

Fernie Elks Lodge


Illustrated by Sarah Pullen

Posted by Sylvia Ayers on Feb 18, 2024 in Community

Dennis Staples

Posted by Krista Turcasso on Feb 14, 2024 in Community

Passion Projects

Posted by Nic Milligan on Feb 08, 2024 in Community

Farms Get Support to Face Climate Change

The Columbia Basin benefits from the wide range of food that is grown right in the region. Now, 26 farms are strengthening their abilities to adapt to and be more resilient to the impacts of climate change with support from Columbia Basin Trust.

Posted by admin on Feb 08, 2024 in Community

Having Heart

Are you a fan of the classic movie, The Wizard of Oz? My husband claims it is his favourite movie, and he loves the Tin Man the best. 

Posted by Marianne Agnew on Feb 01, 2024 in Community

Firesmart Activities Come to More Basin Communities

From educating residents on how to lower the risk of wildfire, to reducing the amount of vegetation that could fuel a fire, there are many ways a community can act to keep the threat of wildfire at bay. Now, 10 communities in the Columbia Basin are undertaking such projects with support of nearly $1.8 million provided through a partnership between the Province of British Columbia and Columbia Basin Trust. 

Posted by admin on Jan 28, 2024 in Community