Province Partners with CBT for New Affordable Housing

People struggling to find an affordable place to live in the Columbia Basin region will have access to new rental housing, thanks to a partnership announced between the BC government and Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), part of the government’s larger, province-wide goal of creating  114,000 new units of affordable market rental, non-profit, co-op, supported social Continue reading


Keeping It Rural 2017 funding support from CBT

  We’re pleased to announce that Columbia Basin Trust plans to help up to 20 Basin-based residents attend this year’s Keeping It Rural conference (June 20-21 in Kelowna), by offering up to $1,000 each to offset expenses. Here are the details: Eligibility To be eligible to receive the Trust funds, you must: be a resident in Continue reading


Economic development in the Lower Columbia region — a chat with Terry Van Horn of LCIC

Economic development in the Lower Columbia region has been bolstered since 2010 by an organization formed through a partnership featuring  the City of Rossland, the City of Trail, the Village of Warfield, the Village of Montrose, the Village of Fruitvale and electoral areas A & B of the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary. The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCIC) was Continue reading


CBT is looking for a new Chief Operating Officer for Columbia Basin Broadband

Columbia Basin Trust (CBT) is looking for a Chief Operating Officer for its Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) subsidiary — certainly one of the most important technology positions in rural British Columbia. CBT is looking for someone who can: Work with communities and rural areas to connect them to CBBC’s network Facilitate use of the network and Continue reading