Enhanced Tourism Education Project (ETEP) Project Manager – Job Description and Call for applications

    The Enhanced Tourism and Education Project (ETEP) of RDCK Area A (Wynndel / East Shore Kootenay Lake) requires a project manager to lead the two year project which will increase collaboration between existing tourism businesses and develop potential in experiential and educational tourism.  The successful candidate will report to the ETEP steering committee…. Read more »

Check Out These Grant Opportunities

BC Rural Network (BCRN) is a coalition of organizations, communities, and individuals who share a commitment to building the capacity of British Columbia to develop responses to rural and remote community issues. The Network dialogues with rural communities and organizations across BC through a series of annual regional forums, an e-mail list, regular newsletters, and… Read more »

Community Connections Progress

The number of grants and projects Community Connections has sponsored has continued to grow every year since inception in 2010. As of the end of 2016 we have sponsored a total of 79 projects and 127 grants. See details in our “Grants & Projects” tab. Between funds awarded through grant applications and those raised through… Read more »

Changes in Our Board

Late last year Community Connections held our Annual General Meeting. We would like to take this opportunity to thank outgoing Directors Paris Marshall-Smith of the Yasodhara Ashram and Gary Hill of Boswell for their outstanding contribution. We would also like to welcome back returning Directors Farley Cursons and Janet Wallace. As well, we welcome new Directors Alexis… Read more »

Happy and Well Updates

The “Happy & Well from Yahk-to-Riondel” Happiness Survey was conducted between December 1st and 12th as part of the ongoing Community Directed Funds Initiative exploring how we can take advantage of Columbia Basin Trust’s offering of significant regional funding. A follow on session including a compelling film was held at Crawford Bay School on Wednesday… Read more »

East Shore Video

Community Connections is working on a short video to promote the beauty and lifestyle of the East Shore. We’re excited about posting it on YouTube, Facebook, our own CC website, and anywhere else we can promote how fantastic it is to live here!