Three First Nations in the Columbia Basin are increasing renewable energy generation and sustainability of their affordable rental housing by adding solar panels.
37 career interns have gained permanent, full-time positions since 2018.
Fauquier adds an outdoor place to gather.
Important infrastructure is now in place.
A Rossland homebuilder goes commercial.
The Nelson site is now on its way to offering local care, including 75 new long-term care suites for seniors.
Creston adds an outdoor venue.
Large, multi-year projects focus on the environment.
Basin communities become more climate resilient.
Major maintenance keeps a Trust investment strong.
A project supports the complex biodiversity of a wildlife corridor.
New equipment comes to Valemount’s library.
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Robson Valley Community Services recently launched Valemount Youth Wilderness Initiative, a program that focuses on youth building resiliency and positive self-image, while fostering community and collaboration with local Indigenous groups.
With the support of the Trust’s Career Internship Program, Jason Jones hired Elizabeth Lyle to strengthen and grow his landscape architecture business in Golden, BC.
Kat Cadegan Jewellery is going through a growth spurt.
Since opening its doors in 2018, Healthy Kimberley’s Food Recovery Depot has recovered over 315,000 pounds of food, 85% of which has been used to create over 25,000 frozen meals distributed to Kimberley residents in need.
To mitigate the wildfire risk situation, in spring 2022 Yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡi ’it hired Wildfire Response Coordinator Brett Uphill. The latest step has been to purchase the gear and equipment the firefighters require, from jackets and helmets to a portable wildfire tank and hoses.
Sparwood adds much-needed affordable housing.
Over the course of eight months in 2020, President Jesse Ewing and Vice-President Greg Kreutz participated in Basin RevUp, Columbia Basin Trust’s advanced business accelerator program that supports high-achieving companies poised for rapid growth.
A playful mural highlights the surrounding environment.
A community creates a plan to defend itself.