News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2021

September 28, 2021 Council Meeting

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You are invited to join us virtually today via Webex for the September 28, 2021 Regular Council Meeting starting at 4 pm. Agendas are located here. The meeting details are as follows:
Date: Tuesday, September 28, beginning at 4:00 pm
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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 28, 2021

September 30, 2021 - National Day For Truth & Reconciliation

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On September 30, 2021 Town Hall will be closed in observance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. The Government of Canada announced in June that September 30, 2021 will mark the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to honour the l...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Fall Hydrant Maintenance

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Please be advised that Town Crews will be carrying out the annual Fall Hydrant Maintenance program starting on or about September 27, 2021 and continuing for approximately 4 weeks.Your water may become cloudy during this period.  Should this happ...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 23, 2021

Fall Yard & Garden Curbside Pick-Up

The Fall yard and garden curbside pick-up is conducted by Town crews. Its purpose is to dispose of tree prunings, garden waste and other compostable articles from yards that are not picked up during regular collection. No non-compostable items will be pic...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Planned Construction: Hurl St. between 16th and 19th Ave. N.

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There is planned construction scheduled to take place on Hurl Street between 16th and 19th Avenue North. This project will include Water Main replacement, removal of existing asphalt and road base, and asphalt repaving of the road surface on Hurl Street b...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 25, 2021

Return to Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures

August 2021 - Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures

Effective immediately, the Town of Creston will be returning to Stage 2 water conservation measures until further notice due to recent cooler weather, increased stream flows and reduced irrigation demands. The Erickson water system has also returned to St...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: August 23, 2021

New Provincial Health Order - Proof Of Vaccination Requirement

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By order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), proof of vaccination will be required to access some events, services and businesses. Starting September 13, you must have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. By October 24, you must be full vaccinated...
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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: August 20, 2021

New Regional Health Orders for Interior Health Effective Midnight August 21, 2021

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New Regional Health Orders come into effect for the entire Interior Health region effective midnight tonight, August 20

  • Masks are mandatory in ALL indoor public spaces for people 12 years and older.
  • Low-intensity indoor group exercise i...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments in Creston

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Let’s get to community immunity in Creston!  COVID-19 vaccinations are available for people age 12+ (born 2009 or earlier). Register and schedule your appointment at https://gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated or phone 1-833-838-2323.
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Creston News Room

News Flash

Posted on: August 16, 2021

i love creston - August/September 2021 - Our Councils, Building Together

“I am Mayor Ron Toyota, representing the Town of Creston. I would like to begin by acknowledging that this meeting is taking place on the unceded traditional territory of the Yaqan Nukiy within the Ktunaxa Nations”. This is the stateme...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: June 15, 2021

i love Creston - June/July 2021 - Bio-Solids upgrade

Our wastewater treatment plant is one of the most significant assets that the Town of Creston has. Every municipality in Canada is mandated to have a system in place to deal with bio-solids management, which is a part of the wastewater treatment process. ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 28, 2021

i love creston - April/May 2021 - Our Walking Trails

Spring is officially here and with it, the promise of fresh beginnings and the freedom to enjoy walking and exploring the outdoors. This year, I am even more appreciative of the natural beauty that surrounds us and the opportunity to discover new and fami...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 12, 2021

i love creston - February 2021 - Creston Fire Rescue

Over the years, I have written a few “I Love Creston” articles on Creston Fire Rescue. I wrote one of my first articles about the service in October 2015 (it was my 69th article).  Now, I am writing my 119th article, and I wou...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 12, 2021

I love Creston - December 2020-January 2021 - Mountain Man

I feel so fortunate to live in the Kootenays. From the freshly fallen snow in winter, to the lush trees in the spring, the amazing lake views in the summer, and bright vibrant colours of the fall, we are surrounded by such incredible natural beauty!

If the...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 28, 2020

I love Creston - October Article - Regional District of Central Kootenay

In 1965, the B.C. government amended the Municipal Act to enable the creation of regional districts. There are now 27 regional districts across the province of British Columbia. The Town of Creston belongs to the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDC...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 17, 2020

I Love Creston - September 2020 - Permanent Bio-Solids Handling System

Ask any municipality, and I’m sure that they will tell you that asset management and infrastructure replacement is one of their major challenges. The Town of Creston endeavours to balance the maintenance of existing, aging infrastructure while b...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 15, 2020

I love Creston Ariticle - July - August 2020 - New Skate Park

On May 15, 2015, I received a very respectful and well written letter from four community minded Grade 7 students attending ARES (Adam Robertson Elementary School) inquiring about the possibility of developing a new skate park. They felt strongly that alt...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 2, 2020

I love Creston Article - April 2020 - Our First Responders in the Creston Valley

In January, I was invited to the Royal Canadian Legion’s (Branch 29) canteen for a "Salute to First Responders".  I was honoured to have been asked to take part in this event - a potluck dinner evening with about 70 attending....

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: March 23, 2020

I love Creston Article - March 2020 - RDCK Services and the Town of Creston

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) provides a number of essential services to the residents of the Town of Creston. Our taxpayers pay for these services through taxation collected by the Town on behalf of the RDCK. Major shared services incl...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 14, 2020

I love Creston Article - February 2020 - Citizen Budget 2020 Results

As Town Council, one of the most important tasks that we face is to set the annual municipal budget. This process takes months to complete, and requires the involvement of every department. We are always striving to improve the process, and one of the way...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 5, 2019

I love Creston Article - December 2019 - Mayor's Holiday Challenge!

The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will be stopping in Creston– raising money, food and awareness!

On Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 9:45 am, our community will once again be treated being a stop on the Canadian CP Holiday Train route. The t...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 21, 2019

I love Creston Article - October 2019 - Coffee Talks

My first community “Coffee Talk” was held on November 26, 2013 at the Creston Valley Bakery. There were 15 attending including Staff Sgt. Gollan, Fire Chief Moore and myself.  In the last (almost) six years, I have convened a ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué