Building a stronger community — non-profit participation in infrastructure planning & development

Last week the Village of Kaslo hosted a highly informative — and thought-provoking — meeting, moderated by Columbia Basin Trust’s Kelvin Saldern, a meeting that brought together many of our community’s non-profit organizations, as well as the Mayor, members of Council, and the CAO. The gathering’s main focus? The challenges — and opportunities — presented by … More Building a stronger community — non-profit participation in infrastructure planning & development

Kickstart Kaslo!

Kickstart Kaslo was a recent, well-attended event that invited the public to listen to five “pitches” for local initiatives intended to boost our area’s well-being. Armed with the votes cast and good ideas shared at that meeting, the Kickstart group together with the Village of Kaslo’s Sustainable Economic Development Select (SEDS) committee will decide how to … More Kickstart Kaslo!

Kootenay Centre for Applied Creativity Update

ALPINE NIRVANA… Imagine a stunningly beautiful, 100 km+ stretch of fjord-like lake, soaring peaks, majestic forests, raging rivers, and bountiful wildlife. At one end anchored by Canada’s small town cultural capital. At the other by a hamlet called the most beautiful village in British Columbia. Imagine this stunning, unspoiled mountain valley, connected by a fibre-enabled, … More Kootenay Centre for Applied Creativity Update

Radio Free Kaslo, March 13, 2015

Today’s show is all about economic development. As part of their process of shaping new investment policies and programs, senior officials from Columbia Basin Trust are currently meeting with business owners in communities across the Basin, to gather their suggestions and concerns regarding our economic future. We take on some of the economic questions CBT … More Radio Free Kaslo, March 13, 2015

Kaslo-Based Centre Gains Support

Columbia Basin Trust‘s quest to find some “big ideas” that support its mandate to improve our lot in life here in the Columbia Basin, has come to a close. The “Our Trust Our Future” initiative generated 123 concrete ideas from organizations, businesses, and individuals throughout the Basin. Of these, the Kaslo Institute’s proposed Kootenay Centre … More Kaslo-Based Centre Gains Support