From a new gymnasium to a new gas station, several recent developments are positively impacting the ʔaq̓am community. The latest is a new Health and Wellness Centre, which will house health practitioners and activities, plus serve as the heart of the community and provide new wellness programs. The centre is being built with $140,000 in support from Columbia Basin Trust.
Close to 100 College of the Rockies students received news in November that they are the beneficiaries of Columbia Basin Trust bursaries. The bursaries range from $250-$1,500 and are awarded to full-time students who have lived in the Basin for […]
The Trust released two Expressions of Interest (EOI) today seeking community projects to address social isolation and increase food recovery. There is $300,000 available for each EOI. Successful proponents will develop, implement and evaluate proposed projects and share learnings with […]
From town halls to seniors’ centres, community purpose buildings are well-used gathering places that can use a lot of electricity and be costly to operate. The new Energy Sustainability Grant from Columbia Basin Trust can help these buildings generate energy, […]
The Province and the Trust are partnering with the Kootenay Region Association for Community Living, to build and manage nine new affordable rental units in Creston designed for low-income adults with disabilities. “This project is part of the support we are […]
When the Town of Golden welcomed the Freeride World Tour in February 2018, a powerful broadband network became critical. FlexiNET Broadband, a local Internet service provider, worked with Columbia Basin Trust to make it happen. This skiing and snowboarding event […]
The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) announced they are taking the next step in the process to purchase land for a new regional park on the East Shore of Kootenay Lake. This follows several months of community consultation and […]