Climate Adapatation

Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute selected to help nine municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change

May 17, 2019 – Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College is proud to announce it will be working with nine municipalities in the Kootenay and Boundary region in their efforts to strengthen their resilience to the effects of climate change.

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:25
City of Nelson

Tri-Cities to receive a $40,000 grant to implement Smart Kootenays Mobility Platform

The communities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland and Trail, in partnership  Communities Futures, Selkirk College and local technology entrepreneurs worked collaboratively to apply for the BC Smart Communities Pilot funding to develop and test a mobility platform that will provide area residents with information about road safety, closures, wait times and natural disasters. The platform will help people make smart transportation decisions, resulting in safe and efficient travel that decreases accidents and reduces pollutants.

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 08:49


Rossland is known as an outdoor adventure mecca, including world-class mountain biking, hiking, and golfing in the summer, and skiing, snowshoeing, and fat biking in the winter. Steeped in a history of railway routes, miner’s trails, and whisky running, the City of Rossland offers a vibrant heritage, arts, and cultural scene. The charming downtown hosts boutique shopping as well as spas and salons for a variety of needs and interests.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:53