Kootenays

Columbia Basin Trust is providing nearly $1.5 million to help build 118 new affordable housing units in Cranbrook, Fernie, Nelson, Trail and Valemount.

Do you know an educator in the Columbia Basin who encourages environmental stewardship and sustainability? The Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) has opened nominations for the 2019 Environmental Education Awards of Excellence.

Event Date: 
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join building scientist and instructor Hamid Heidarali as he discusses the principles of good roof/wall/below-grade design using 15 NEW roof and below-grade mobile assemblies, and 9 wall and glazing assemblies. The latest East Kootenay public showcase of the Building A Legacy initiative, themed, “A Holistic Approach to Roofs and Below-Grade Assemblies for Thermal Performance, Air Tightness and Moisture Management”* . Ask your questions directly to our approachable expert!

Improved high-speed internet is on the way for 26 communities in the Kootenays, bringing people opportunities to learn, connect and better expand their businesses.

Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Basin Trust, is receiving $4.8 million in provincial funds for two new projects to improve broadband access in rural areas.