infrastructure

The Elk River Pedestrian Bridge in Sparwood could be at risk without mitigation works. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Sparwood seeks proposals on erosion mitigation for crucial bridge

The Elk River Pedestrian Bridge is crucial infrastructure for pedestrians and riders around town

 

The location of the Sparling East Playground. (Image: City of Fernie)

Sparling East Playground contract awarded

City staff noted it was important for the winning bidder to get started quickly to ensure the park was complete in 2021

 

Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna. (The Canadian Press)

Feds earmark $3.3B for provinces, territories for COVID-19 infrastructure

The federal government is envisioning the money will be used to retrofit schools, hospitals and long-term care facilities

 

A partnership with the province of British Columbia and the Canadian Government is offering up infrastructure grants to community groups, nonprofits and municipalities. Photo Submitted

Infrastructure grants available for nonprofits, municipalities

The funding comes from a partnership with the B.C. and Canadian governments

A partnership with the province of British Columbia and the Canadian Government is offering up infrastructure grants to community groups, nonprofits and municipalities. Photo Submitted
In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)

Blasting through the West Kootenay

80 years ago; ‘Pretty near all the people from Fruitvale were working on it’

In the early days of construction the highway was built by hand. (Photo is courtesy the Beaver Valley and Pend d’Oreille Historical Society)