News

Nov 27, 2018

Illegal dumping leads to Sunnybrae Park gate closure

Illegal dumping of garbage at the Sunnybrae Park has resulted in the a gate closure until spring. 

Over the past few weeks, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Parks Coordinators have had to remove large bags of household garbage...

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Nov 22, 2018

ALC rejects Balmoral Land Exclusion

The Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) has refused an application to exclude a 49-hectare parcel of land at the corner of the Trans-Canada Highway and Balmoral Road in Blind Bay.

The CSRD had acted as agent on behalf of the owners, Shuswap Lake Estates Ltd and Shuswap West Property Developments, as the CSRD had intended to purchase 13.6 hectares of the land to develop a community waste...

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Nov 21, 2018

CSRD firefighter shares tradition of service with next generation

Jeremy Denny learned about community service as a child sitting by his grandfather's knee as a group of World War Two veterans recounted their stories of hard work and sacrifice for the benefit of others. 

Now 39...

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Nov 20, 2018

Board in Brief - November 2018

Get a quick look at what took place at the November 15, 2018 CSRD Board of Directors meeting. This was the inaugural meeting of the newly elected Board of Directors.

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Nov 19, 2018

CSRD Board sets 2019 meeting schedule

At the November 15, 2018 Regular Board Meeting of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, Directors approved the 2019 Board and Committee Meeting Schedule.

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Nov 19, 2018

Trained Emergency Support Volunteers needed in the CSRD

Statistically, natural disasters like wildfires and floods are happening more frequently and are more severe. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is no exception, as evidenced by flooding, landslides and wildfires in both 2017 and 2018.

As...

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Nov 16, 2018

Bylaw to implement Core Facilities Contribution Service adopted

With the outcome of the assent vote (referendum) in favour of Electoral Area A residents making a funding contribution towards four recreational facilities located in the Town of Golden, Directors of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District unanimously approved the bylaw to establish the Area A Core Facilities Contribution Service at the November 15, 2018 inaugural meeting.

The outcome of...

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Nov 16, 2018

CSRD wants immediate Provincial action to fund Newsome Creek study, remediation

Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors are sending an urgent letter to the Province for it to fund needed studies and all mitigation works to protect the Newsome Creek stream banks, which are causing a hazardous situation for...

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Nov 15, 2018

Rhona Martin chosen as CSRD Board Chair

In their first act of business, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Board of Directors selected Electoral Area E Director Rhona Martin as Chair of the Board for the upcoming four-year term.

Martin was the previous board chair and has served on the CSRD Board of Directors representing Rural Sicamous and Malakwa for 28 years. After being nominated for Board Chair, Martin was...

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