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East Kootenay Teacher Education program students at College of the Rockies’ Cranbrook
campus host bake sales as one way to raise funds for local schools. Pictured (back row l-r Martha
Palmer, Nicole Hare, Josie Ruoss, EdSA President, Erin Kaldstad. Seated l-r Brooke Leyenhorst, Carly Trinder)
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Kimberley, Education

East Kootenay Teacher Education students give back to local schools

Program, held in partnership with UVic, fundraises to thank local schools for support

Southern mountain caribou.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Animal Care, Education

Caribou conservation engagement scheduled for April 15-17 in Kootenays

The public is invited to community engagement sessions to provide feedback on two draft agreements to conserve southern mountain caribou populations

Fort Steele Heritage Town.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism

Fort Steele builds on its success

Fort Steele Heritage Town is a significant draw to the Kootenay region as the attraction continues to grow and expand.

Graham Knipfel, Director, Donor and Alumni Engagement.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies hires new Director, Donor and Alumni Engagement

Newly-established Donor and Alumni Engagement Office aims to foster connections with former students and industry stakeholders

Columbia Basin Trust President and CEO Johnny Strilaeff (middle left) and Selkirk College President and CEO Angus Graeme (middle right) gather in front of Selkirk College’s Castlegar Campus with students from a variety of programs to recognize the new partnership that will innovate and enhance the college experience.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

$6 million to innovate and enhance college experience

The Trust will provide colleges with $3 million over three years and work collaboratively to develop project plans to grow program offerings and diversify

International students at the College of the Rockies welcome the announcement of provincial funding to double the amount of on-campus housing.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Real Estate

College welcomes funding for student housing

The provincial government is providing $11.6 million for construction of more student accommodations at College of the Rockies in Cranbrook.

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The conference will leverage local subject-matter experts, researchers, policy-makers and traditional knowledge keepers to deliver fresh perspectives on the Columbia River’s future.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, First Nations

Discuss the future of the Columbia River

The One River, One Future conference will take place in Kimberley, B.C. from September 12-14, 2019

College of the Rockies Mountain Adventure Skills Training students conducted applied research on tree well extraction techniques under the supervision of instructor Brian Bell (front, second from right) and Rob Whelan from CHM Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures (far right)
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Health & Wellness

Student-led research helps improve safety protocols in backcountry

College of the Rockies and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures release research results on best practices for tree-well rescues

College of the Rockies Business students (l-r) Curtis Lutzke, Tyler Epp, Luis Galdamez, Matt Kitt, coach Butch Butalid, Bradley Schmidt, Gitanjali, Jordan Lydell, and Navjeet Vasudeva brought home four awards from the Western Canadian Business Competition held at Okanagan College in Kelowna.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies business students win at Western Canadian Business Competition

Teams from across Western Canada took part in the competition and were tasked with running a simulated business that produces cameras and drones.

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