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


Sparwood is the home of the Terex Titan – the world’s largest tandem axle dump truck. One of the highest-elevation towns in Canada, the District of Sparwood’s history and economy is supported by the coal mining that takes place on a vast scale on the east side of the Elk Valley. A proud coal mining community, Sparwood has a vision to retain business, attract diversification, and increase visitation. It is strong in community spirit, with a lots of opportunities for outdoor recreation, such as skiing, hiking, fishing, and hunting.

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:23