The Trust collaborates with several partners on fibre optic projects worth $7.6M Funding of $7.6 million has been secured to expand Columbia Basin Trust’s regional fibre optic network between Fruitvale and Nelson and between Kimberley and Wasa. Permitting and other […]
Increased access to quality licensed child care on Selkirk College’s Silver King Campus in Nelson will assist families in accomplishing a proper balance that helps build stronger communities. Opened to families in September, the new Silver King Childcare Centre provides 24 new spaces for both Selkirk College students and the general community.
Women and children leaving violence will soon have a safe place to recover and rebuild their lives as construction begins on a new women’s housing project in Valemount. “The start of this project is great news for the Valemount community.” said […]
Over 110 arts and culture projects—including the Columbia Basin Culture Tour—have received a total of $750,000 in funding support for the 2021-22 season through the Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance (CKCA), in partnership with Columbia Basin Trust. “Despite the challenges of […]
The Trust is pausing work on Creston’s historic red grain elevator following a review of contractor bids that would result in significantly higher costs than originally budgeted. Further work will require additional partners and funding to move to the next phase.
Creston’s Fields Forward Society celebrated the opening of the Kootenay Farms Regional Food Hub and Innovation Centre on October 15.