Archive for March, 2013


Government responds to needs of firefighters

Government responds to needs of firefighters Families, HealthTuesday, March 26, 2013 9:45 AM   INVERMERE – The Windermere Fire Department is gaining an important piece of equipment that will help save lives, announced Bill Bennett, Minister of Community Sport and Cultural Development today. The government is providing a $65,000 community gaming grant to the […]


Kootenay National Park

Subject to final funding approval for the upcoming fiscal year, Parks Canada expects to proceed with the Highway 93 South Wildlife Crossing Project in the summer of 2013.  Over the past decade we have confirmed an annual average of about 50 larger animals killed in wildlife-vehicle collisions in Kootenay National Park, in addition to unreported […]


Regional District of East Kootenay Approves 5-Year Financial Plan

The Regional District of East Kootenay has adopted its Financial Plan for the years 2013 – 2017. The 2013 budget is $24.7 million, which represents an overall increase of $600,000 from last year. This includes a number of items that are specific to certain service areas. When those items are set aside, the 2013 operating […]


East Kootenay Agricultural Plan – update

Summary notes from the various open house meetings hosted by the East Kootenayagricultural plan steering committee are available on the Ag Plan web site, along with an overall summary of the key themes that have emerged to date. Click here to view these documents, Please feel free to contribute your ideas by forwarding comments and […]

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