Ready to yodel for a long time to come

The world’s largest free-standing cuckoo clock is getting a facelift. The Kimberley landmark, originally installed in 1972, has been in need of an upgrade for years. With recent support from the Trust, Happy Hans will be bringing smiles to the Platzl for years to come.

Reviving the Columbia: Indigenous efforts to restore salmon

Since 1939, salmon have been blocked from returning to the Canadian portion of the upper Columbia River due to the construction of the Grand Coulee Dam. Despite this, Indigenous Nations have remained committed to the goal of salmon reintroduction.

Youth come first at Foundry

Foundry East Kootenay recently opened its doors becoming the latest in a string of Foundry Centres across the province. The Foundry is a network of integrated health and social service centres for young people between the ages of 12 and 24.

A beekeeper sweetens her skills

Business advisory services educate entrepreneurs, including this apiarist who keeps about 400 colonies of bees which produce award-winning honey in the Creston area.

Beef business booms in Jaffray

Jaffray’s Bolen Livestock brings local food to the South Country and with support from the Trust’s Food Producer Wage Subsidy, the family business is growing in new directions.

Promoting safety, independence and calm

New amenities like loungers and an entranceway shoe rack are helping to make an environment that’s cozier and calmer while supporting comfort, safety and healthy childhood development.

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