Online registration is open for the Columbia Basin Transboundary Conference: One River, One Future, an international conference addressing key issues related to the future of the Columbia River, its ecosystem, management, and international implications.

Trails connect our communities, take us to spectacular locations and provide fresh-air opportunities to get moving. Around the Columbia Basin, 29 projects will be adding to or improving the region’s trails, with over $484,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Trail Enhancement Grants.

A new $6-million partnership between Columbia Basin Trust, College of the Rockies and Selkirk College will work toward shared priorities to enhance the quality, availability and uniqueness of the college experience for students.

The Regular Council Meeting on March 11, 2019 begins at 7pm and will feature topics including:

  • Formal and Informal Public Hearings
  • Update on the Eirin Amundsen Pavilion Project
  • Contract award for the Detailed Design of the Public Works Building
  • Council Procedure Bylaw No. 1956, Amendment No. 2375, 2019
  • Zoning Bylaw 1750, Amendment Bylaw No. 2340, 2018

Please note: Detailed agenda available at

Event Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday 1 times. Also includes Tue Apr 02 2019, Tue Apr 09 2019.
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
Tuesday, April 9, 2019

This FREE 5 week program is for parents of children aged 0-6. Join other parents in a safe, fun, comfortable environment to discuss parenting issues. Childcare subsidies available. Limited space - register at

Event Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2019
6:00pm - 9:00pm

On International Women's Day residents of Fernie will walk in solidarity with survivors of domestic and sexualized violence from the Arts Station to the Courthouse and back in Fernie, BC. They will follow up with refreshments and a performance by the Hark Raving Sirens at the Arts Station.

To all survivors they want to say:
We Hear You.
We Believe You.
We Walk Beside You.

We will Gather and Rally at 6pm
We will March at 6:30
Performance by donation at 7:45

Event Date: 
Friday, March 8, 2019
11:00am - 1:30pm

In 1979 the Fernie Women's Resource Centre began supporting women in the Elk Valley. Join us at the Fernie Women's Resource Centre on International Women's Day for an open house celebrating the 40 years of empowerment.

You can also join the Fernie Women's Resource Centre staff in creating signs and posters for the Fernie Women's Resource Centre's Solidarity March!

Five large-scale projects will be significantly improving ecosystem health in the Columbia Basin, bringing areas closer to their natural states and improving habitat for many species. The projects are being initiated and supported through Columbia Basin Trust’s (the Trust) Ecosystem Enhancement Program.

Event Date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019
11:30am - 2:00pm

Help get Shotgun Anie aka Miss Anie (our favourite library storyteller & musician) out of jail. Stop by for a hot dog, chips & small juice on Griz Days Friday in the library parking lot. All for the price of $4.00. All monies go towards community library programs.

Put your snowsuit on and get out there! The season for playing outdoors is here and Fernie’s mild temperatures, dry fluffy snow and easily accessible trails and sledding hills make outdoor play a breeze.