Region of Kootenay Rockies

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  1. Encouraging young journalists to reach their dreams.

    Grace Brulotte is a young girl who doesn't let her disability prevent her from gaining new experiences and doing what she loves.

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  2. Sharing stories through art

    Kevin Loring is a first-time playwright who helped his community to heal with his play about survival.

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  3. Kimberley measures up in accessibility

    Kimberley received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  4. Revelstoke measures up in accessibility

    Revelstoke received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  5. Rossland measures up in accessibility

    Rossland received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  6. Nelson measures up in accessibility

    Nelson received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  7. Canal Flats measures up in accessibility

    Canal Flats received $15,000 from Measuring Up to improve local accessibilty and inclusion for people with disabilities.

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  8. Creston expands museum audiences

    The Creston and District Historical and Museum Society used a grant from Catalyst to expand and engage its audience.

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  9. Kootenay Cooperative Radio trains programmers

    Kootenay Cooperative Radio held workshops to train volunteer radio programmers.

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  10. Castlegar develops plan for local arts and culture sector

    The City of Castlegar used its grant from Creative Communities to evaluate and improve the local arts and cultural sector.

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  11. Golden conducts cultural inventory

    The Town of Golden completed an inventory of its cultural assets thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  12. Arrow Lakes region takes stock of local arts, culture and heritage

    The Arrow Lakes Community Arts Council evaluated the local arts, cultural and heritage sectors thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  13. Revelstoke develops cultural plan

    The City of Revelstoke developed a comprehensive cultural plan thanks to funding from Creative Communities.

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  14. Cranbrook evaluates local arts and culture sector

    The Cranbrook and District Arts Council and partners are working on a cultural map thanks to funding from Creative Communities

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  15. Kimberley Arts Festival a success

    The Kimberley Arts Council hosted a three-day event to for local visual and performing artists thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  16. Made in BC Dance on Tour brings dance to British Columbians

    A dance tour brought contemporary dance to eight BC communities thanks to funding from Innovations.

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  17. Torch Relay expert shares lessons with BC communities

    Torch Relay expert Di Henry shared how BC communities can capitalize on the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Torch Relays.

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  18. Arrow Lakes area improves local literacy

    The Arrow and Slocan literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  19. Kimberley improves local literacy

    The Kimberley literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  20. Cranbrook improves local literacy

    The Cranbrook literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  21. Kaslo improves local literacy

    The Kaslo literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  22. Nelson improves local literacy

    The Nelson literacy task group received funding to offer numerous literacy programs.

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  23. Castlegar celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Castlegar hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  24. Fruitvale celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Fruitvale hosted a free skate to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  25. Kimberley celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Kimberley hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  26. Nelson celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Nelson hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  27. Revelstoke celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2008

    Revelstoke hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2008.

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  28. Kimberley hosts 2008 Paralympic ski event

    Kimberley hosted the 2008 Para NorAm and DH SG Alpine Skiing, which was funded by Hosting BC.

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  29. Invermere hosts the 2008 Panorama NorAm Alpine Skiing event

    Invermere hosted the 2008 Panorama NorAm Men's and Women's Alpine Skiing event, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  30. Castlegar hosts 2007 CCAA Golf Championships

    Castlegar hosted the 2007 PING Canadian Colleges' Athletic Association/ACSC Golf Open Championships, which received funding from Hosting BC.

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  31. Trail hosts 2007 World Junior A Hockey Challenge

    Trail hosted the 2007 World Junior A Hockey Challenge, which received $10,000 from Hosting BC.

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  32. Revelstoke celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2007

    Revelstoke hosted free events to celebrate Spirit of BC Week 2007.

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  33. Nanaimo first stop for Sport Talent Search

    The Playground to Podium: Sport Talent Search visited six communities in 2005 to discover young athletes.

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  34. Tour berths in Burnaby

    In 2005, the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour visited nine communities, wrapping up in Burnaby.

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  35. Rossland Regional Roundtable records results

    Kootenay Spirit of BC committees gathered in Rossland for discussions.

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  36. BC celebrates Spirit of BC Week 2006

    Highlights of Spirit of BC Week 2006 from communities across BC.

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  37. Tour takes off from Richmond

    Richmond hosted the first stop for the 2010 Legacies Now Connecting Communities Tour in 2006.

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  38. Spirit of BC Week 2007 celebrated across province

    Spirit of BC Week 2007 highlights from communities throughout BC.

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  39. Rossland hosts 2007 NorAm and Canadian U23 and Junior World Cross-Country Skiing Trials

    Rossland hosted the 2007 NorAm and Canadian U23 and Junior World Cross-Country Skiing Trials, which received $10,000 from HostingBC.

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  40. Volunteer Kootenays see value of VolWeb.ca

    Volunteer Kootenays uses VolWeb.ca's listing tool to connect with volunteers in the area.

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  41. Nelson creates employment for people with disabilities

    Two initiatives provided a lasting legacy of new employment opportunities in Nelson.

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  42. City of Nelson receives $10,000 to develop cultural tourism plan

    The City of Nelson is leading the development of a cultural tourism strategy for the Nelson/Kootenay Lake area.

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  43. Revelstoke School District hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Revelstoke in 2005.

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  44. Twin Rivers Elementary hosts Explorations camps

    Students attended Explorations summer camps in Castlegar in 2005.

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