FBC Announces New Brew - Finish Line Hazy Pale Ale

Fernie, BC (April 3, 2020) – Brewed with the adventurer in mind. A refreshing, light Hazy Pale Ale with a hint of lime. Perfect for mountain tops, riverbanks, backyards, and of course Finish Lines. Wherever they may be.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

Recycle BC

 There are new Recycle BC Depots at the Fernie, Sparwood and Elkford Transfer Stations.

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

REMINDER: FAR Closed to the Public

Posted by admin on Apr 03, 2020 in Community

Support Local Businesses During COVID-19

While the current COVID-19 situation has closed many retail stores and restaurants across Fernie, you can still support local businesses by shopping and ordering online, and in some cases even ordering take-out.

Posted by admin on Mar 26, 2020 in Community

Columbia Basin Trust Community Engagement

In response to COVID-19, Columbia Basin Trust is postponing the public engagement process to renew its strategic plan, including community meetings scheduled this spring and the two regional Symposia this fall.

Posted by admin on Mar 24, 2020 in Community

City of Fernie Activates Emergency Operations Centre

On March 17, 2020, the City of Fernie announced that it activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in support of Provincial measures responding to the ongoing COVID-19 Situation.

Posted by admin on Mar 17, 2020 in Community

Regional District of East Kootenay Approves 5-Year Financial Plan

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors has adopted its 2020-2024 Financial Plan.

Posted by admin on Mar 12, 2020 in Community

Jill Barclay

In Fernie, there is no lack of inspiring, bold women. As business owners. As community advocates. As volunteers and pioneers. It is truly a privilege to work, recreate, create, parent, and live among them.

Posted by admin on Mar 11, 2020 in Community

Laurel Douglas Appointed New CEO of SIDIT

The Board of Directors of the Southern Interior Development Initiative Trust (SIDIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Laurel Douglas as its CEO effective May 4, 2020.

Posted by admin on Mar 09, 2020 in Community

Business Skills for Basin Students

Students in the Columbia Basin can learn about financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship through JA British Columbia (JABC). Columbia Basin Trust is providing JABC with $460,500 over three years to provide support to students throughout the region.

Posted by admin on Mar 05, 2020 in Community

Ford Versus Ferrari

Service level reviews, examining needs, swimming through the sea of wants. It’s really an everyday process in local government, one that keeps us balancing strategic priorities designed to insulate our community from poor investment choices that do not support our infrastructure needs, against the always present ‘emerging needs.’

Posted by Ange Qualizza on Mar 05, 2020 in Community

Fernie Pride Society Looks Ahead

Established in 2016, the Fernie Pride Society supports and connects the LGBTQ2+ community in the Elk Valley and seeks to ensure a safe and inclusive region that celebrates the uniqueness and diversity of its residents and visitors. This volunteer-based organization works hard to provide social events, workshops, outreach, community engagement, advocacy, resources and referrals for LGBTQ2+ people of all ages and allies.

Posted by admin on Mar 04, 2020 in Community