2015 Student Works Program – Now accepting applications

2015 Student Works Program – Now accepting applications

Small businesses and organizations around the Basin can once again get support to hire students through the School Works Program. Applications will be available on August 13, 2015 at noon PT at and are assessed on a first-come, first-served basis. The program provides a wage subsidy of up to $8/hour to encourage employers to […]


Columbia Valley Cultural Tourism Strategy

– A TAPESTRY OF PLACE – A PLACE-BASED CULTURAL TOURISM STRATEGY FOR THE COLUMBIA VALLEY Prepared for the Columbia Cultural Tourism Association by: STEVEN THORNE, Place-Based Cultural Tourism Planning From Paris to Prague, from Santa Fe to San Francisco, from L’Anse-aux-Meadows to Haida Gwaii, sense of place is fundamental to cultural tourism. This is where place-based cultural tourism parts […]


New Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds Webpage Established

Residents of the Columbia Valley now have a new way to access information about the Columbia Valley Community Directed Funds (CVCDF) Program and the funding process for projects. “The Community Directed Funds program in the Columbia Valley was the first such program in the Regional District,” explains Wendy Booth, Chair of the Columbia Valley Community […]


Micro Business Training – EXTENDED!

We are very pleased to announce that our Micro Business Training program has been extended through 2014, with funding for an additional 548 participants. Significantly, due to our network’s active lobbying, eligibility criteria have been relaxed to broaden the reach of the program. This is a big win for our network and for business owners […]

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