Helping kids get active, strengthening our legacy and more – BasinLink #112, February 2019


34 Projects Help Kids Get Active 
Kids from ʔakisq̓nuk to Ymir will be getting active and gaining new skills. Whether it’s playing indoor soccer, shooting hoops, learning archery or doing aerial acrobatics, children and youth will be growing their confidence and getting healthier thanks to 34 projects receiving over $500,000 from Columbia Basin Trust’s Basin PLAYS Capital Improvement Grants…full story
Focus on Indigenous Wellness
From a new gymnasium to a new gas station, several recent developments are positively impacting the ʔaq̓am community. The latest is a new Health and Wellness Centre that will serve as the heart of the community and provide new wellness programs…full story
Community Connections on Ice
Though it started small, the Toby Creek Nordic Ski Club and its over 300 members provide Invermere with 30 kms of track for recreating together. Have you done a loop on the world’s largest skating track?…full story
New Faces on Trust Board
Join us in welcoming returning Chair Rick Jensen, new Vice-Chair Jocelyn Carver and three new and returning directors to our Board: Don McCormick, Ron Oszust and Krista Turcasso…full story
Strengthening Our Legacy
Together with our partner Columbia Power, we’re excited about becoming 100% owners of the Waneta Expansion hydro facility near Trail. It’s a generational opportunity that will inject more dollars back into our region…full story
Tell us your Story
Get up to $5,000 to pursue your dreams. Apply to the Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship by April 8, 2019…learn more
Events & Deadlines
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Summer Works Program
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School Works Apprentice and Co-op Wage Subsidies
Various Dates
Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs
Various Dates
Me Inc. Workshops
February 27
Agriculture Succession Planning Workshop
Deadline: March 8
Heritage, Museum and Archive Grants
Deadline: March 15
Built Heritage Grants
Deadline: March 21
Public Art Grants


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