Columbia Basin

The city has received funds from the Columbia Basin Trust to revitalize Grizzly Plaza. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

City gets funding from CBT for Grizzly Plaza upgrades

Over $300,000 has been granted for the project

 

Columbia Basin Trust has announced $1 million in funding for technology upgrades for non-profits. (File photo)

CBT funds to address technology gaps for Revelstoke non-profits

The trust allocated $1 million to 178 organization across the region

 

The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)
The Columbia Basin Trust is hosting a virtual shop local campaign in March and April. (Columbia Basin Trust)
The Breakfast Program at Revelstoke schools started in 2018. (Submitted)

Well-being projects in Revelstoke receive Columbia Basin Trust funds

The school district and women’s shelter society were grant recipients

The Breakfast Program at Revelstoke schools started in 2018. (Submitted)
The Riverside Forest Walk walk begins at the BC Interior Forestry Museum on Highway 23. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke trail network to expand with the help of CBT funding

Four Revelstoke projects received a total of almost $80,000

The Riverside Forest Walk walk begins at the BC Interior Forestry Museum on Highway 23. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Meya Musseau and Abby Maloney both in Grade 6 at Arrow Heights Elementary are pointing to the felted creations they made as part of the Wildland Wonders project the showed at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre in 2018. (File photo/Revelstoke Review)

Columbia Basin Trust funding upgrades to Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre

Funds are coming from the trust’s energy sustainability program

Meya Musseau and Abby Maloney both in Grade 6 at Arrow Heights Elementary are pointing to the felted creations they made as part of the Wildland Wonders project the showed at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre in 2018. (File photo/Revelstoke Review)
View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier

Virtual Columbia River Treaty information meeting coming up Feb. 24

People can watch via Zoom or call in to listen to the town hall meeting

View of the Columbia River shoreline in Trail. Photo: Jessee Regnier
The Columbia Basin Trust is providing $25,000 for a natural playscape at Begbie View Elementary . (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke youth activity projects funded by Columbia Basin Trust

In total the trust granted $500,000 to 80 projects across the region

The Columbia Basin Trust is providing $25,000 for a natural playscape at Begbie View Elementary . (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)

CBT arts and culture grant program now accepting applications

Apply through the Kootenay Columbia Cultural Alliance

Castlegar Sculpturewalk 2020 – 10 Year Anniversary Sand Sculpture. (Submitted/CBT)
Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and CEO. (Submitted/Columbia Basin Trust)

Columbia Basin Trust releases short-term strategic plan

Priorities include community well being and support for business renewal

Johnny Strilaeff, Columbia Basin Trust President and CEO. (Submitted/Columbia Basin Trust)
The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. The trust has created a short-term strategic plan and is looking for community feedback. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust pitches short-term strategic plan

The organization is looking for community feedback on the plan

The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. The trust has created a short-term strategic plan and is looking for community feedback. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)

Columbia Basin Trust developing short-term plan to guide activities

The trust is adapting to pandemic circumstances to continue to serve the region

The management plan renewal has been postponed as the Columbia Basin Trust moves to support communities during the pandemic. (Columbia Basin Trust photo)
Community Connections received $36,000 for the food bank. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Local governments award CBT Community Initiatives grants

Part of the program evaluation is community input

Community Connections received $36,000 for the food bank. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. (Townsman file photo)

Renewable Natural Gas facility targeted for small B.C. town

Once in a lifetime thing, it doesn’t happen in small communities very often, says Fruitvale mayor.

REN Energy will source waste wood from ATCO Wood Products and other forest companies to create Renewable Natural Gas in a new facility planned for Park Siding just outside of Fruitvale. (Townsman file photo)
Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo

Columbia River Treaty talks impacted by COVID-19 crisis

Public engagement sessions planned to be held this spring on the negotiations have been delayed

Columbia River Treaty public consultation meetings are being delayed by the COVID-19 pandemic. File photo
The Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the scope of eligible businesses and organizations that can access their COVID-19 relief fund. (Columbia Basin Trust)

Columbia Basin Trust increasing access to COVID-19 relief fund

As the crisis evolves, the trust is providing aid in different areas

The Columbia Basin Trust is expanding the scope of eligible businesses and organizations that can access their COVID-19 relief fund. (Columbia Basin Trust)
The Revelstoke Community Centre will be getting an LED lighting upgrade thanks to a grant from the Columbia Basin Trust. (Submitted)

Revelstoke Community Centre and Community Connections getting energy efficient upgrades

The Columbia Basin Trust gave almost $800,000 to 24 projects across the region

The Revelstoke Community Centre will be getting an LED lighting upgrade thanks to a grant from the Columbia Basin Trust. (Submitted)
The Columbia Basin Trust has invited area residents to join the conversation and share their thoughts on how their Columbia Basin community can be a great place to live, work and play in the future. (Contributed)
The Columbia Basin Trust has invited area residents to join the conversation and share their thoughts on how their Columbia Basin community can be a great place to live, work and play in the future. (Contributed)