Investing in Basin Businesses

Giving local businesses a boost to meet demand Starting, purchasing or growing a business often requires financial support. Like other traditional lenders, the Trust welcomes smart investment opportunities—like these two examples. AN ESSENTIAL PLACE FOR PETS…

Playing in the Basin

Kids are getting active and getting support to lead healthy lifestyles through the Trust’s Basin PLAYS (Physical Literacy and Youth Sport) initiative. Here are some of the activities: YMIR TAKES IT OUTSIDE In Ymir, the community…

Fun and Games – with a Purpose

Developing leade PUTTING YOUTH FIRST This youth-led aspect is also a priority of the entire network of youth groups. In fall 2015, the Trust built upon its previous work with youth and established the Basin Youth…

Creating Destinations to be Desired

People in the Basin now have even more reasons to get active outdoors and lead healthier lifestyles, and although we’re heading into fall, it’s still a great time to enjoy some upgraded trails and recreation sites….

Road Map for the Future

The Radium Library tackles big ideas. The Radium Library is growing by leaps and bounds. Not only did it increase its space by 80 per cent when it moved into the new Radium Hot Springs Centre…

Finding Community and Confidence

Youth from around the Basin may have a lot in common, from favourite video games, to shared hobbies, to wanting to see the same changes in their communities. They’ve also told the Trust they’d like to…

Life on the Range

“The health of the land is so critical to our lives here.” Karen Barraclough owns the B-E Ranch in Skookumchuk. She and her husband Doug took over management of the family ranch from her father in…

Keeping Wild Things Wild

Wildlife like cougars and bears are impressive, and usually spend their time doing their own things and going their own ways. But add an unexpected human, or possible temptations like unsecured garbage or fruit trees, and…

A Safe Space

“You don’t need an appointment. Just drop in for a coffee or tea and a chat,” says Linley McLean, Executive Director of the Golden Women’s Resource Centre. Located in downtown Golden, the centre offers a safe…

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