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.
Whether it’s a downtown core, plaza or waterfront, outdoor public spaces help shape the livability and attractiveness of communities. Now local governments and First Nations communities in the Columbia Basin are invited to make these places even better by accessing Columbia Basin Trust’s new Community Outdoor Revitalization Grants.
Kids from ʔakisq̓nuk to Ymir will be getting active and gaining new skills. Whether it’s playing indoor soccer, shooting hoops, learning archery or doing aerial acrobatics, children and youth will be growing their confidence and getting healthier thanks to 34 […]
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.
Shuswap Indian Band, Tobacco Plains Indian Band, Akisq’nuk and ʔaq̓am Community are working with BC Housing on a new project to improve the quality of on-reserve homes in the East Kootenay area. Under the three-year agreement, BC Housing commits to […]
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 […]