community

Event Date: 
Saturday, August 4, 2018
Time: 
7:00pm - 11:30pm

The Fernie Golf Club is hosting the Third Annual EmilyBrydonYouthFoundation Summer Social at the Cast Iron Grill at the golf course!

You can expect lots of fun and games, silent and live auctions, raffle for a seasons pass at Fernie Alpine Resort, and live music by the amazing Mitch Belot Band from Calgary!

The government of British Columbia is proposing to apply a new “speculation” tax on real estate in specific areas of the province in an attempt to stem the increasing number of properties that are secondary homes not being lived in and that are not provided for rental use. 

In this edition of the Council Connection, the 2018 George S. Majic Spiritus Award is presented, council authorizes the first allocation of funds for Events and Festivals for 2018/19, a professional hydrotechnical consulting company is to prepare a City of Fernie Flood Mitigation Plan and the new Communications Coordinator is welcomed.

Trail Razr III is going to be just as much fun (if not more) and they hope they can BEAT the $22,000 that they made in 2017. All funds go to the Fernie Trails Alliance and are used to build and maintain our amazing trail network. 

Your teenager may pull away from family time, he may spend evenings on his phone in a private bubble, or she might start hanging out with people that you find questionable. How are we supposed to support and guide our teens when they resist our presence?
 

When putting this issue together, I was trying to pinpoint an individual who embodies the meaning of community and when I ran through the many organizations in Fernie, one name kept rising to the surface. Evelyn Cutts. She is everywhere! Just how does this powerhouse do it?

This month's issue is the tie that binds this magazine, which is a direct reflection of community being so integral to our little mountain town. 

​The next time you find yourself in a conflict about values try to think about the things you share rather than the things that divide.

Who has your back? When you’re in a tough spot, and life has thrown you into a dark place you never dreamed possible, who cares if you find your way out?

The City of Fernie announces the appointment of two senior management positions to support ongoing work in community development and asset management.