A lifeline from above

Hope Air has been providing support to Basin residents for nearly 25 years and have assisted patients across the country in need with over 170,000 travel arrangements since their inception in 1986.

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 Pow Wow celebrates Indigenous culture

School District 8’s Youth Pow Wow brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth and community members to celebrate Indigenous culture through dance, music, regalia and educational teachings.

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.

Park promotes fun in Fauquier

The new playground in Fauquier features something for all ages, including new park equipment and walking trails. Adjacent to the community hall and outdoor pavilion, the park is poised to enhance the quality of life for locals, as well as assist in sustaining a strong community.

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.

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