Electoral Area D
The original Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail partners are standing together in support of the unified vision for the trail project as a legacy that will benefit the citizens of the entire area for generations to come.
The Shuswap Watershed Council (SWC) has confirmed that the algal bloom that affected Shuswap Lake at Salmon Arm Bay, Tappen Bay, Canoe, and Herald this summer has ended.
“Monitoring the algal bloom was ongoing up until the end of September,” said Erin Vieira, the SWC’s program manager.
“There were a few different organizations involved in monitoring the bloom, all of whom are partners in the SWC,” Vieira explained.
Updated Friday, September 25
A new location has been found to host the Product Care depot for recycling light bulbs in Salmon Arm.
As of September 30, 2020, light bulbs can be deposited at Prisa Lighting, located at 170 McLeod Street in downtown Salmon Arm.
Prisa Lighting's hours of operation are Monday to Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM and Saturday from 10 AM to 3 PM. They are closed on Sunday.
The light bulb recycling collection will include:
To extend the Shuswap Watershed Council service for an additional three years
A bylaw to establish a service to collaborate, promote, protect and monitor water quality in the Shuswap Watershed.
Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors adopted a bylaw extending the services of the Shuswap Watershed Council for a three-year term until the end of 2023 following approval from the Inspector of Municipalities.
The Joyce Lake Recreation Site will be used by Secwepemc and Syilx First Nations in the region for private traditional cultural events this fall.
The campground, located at 1450 Chase-Falkland Road, is operated through a partnership with Recreation Sites and Trails BC and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD).