News Flash

Posted on: June 15, 2018

Community Fire Hall Advisory Select Committee Open Houses

180615 ToC Open House Poster to ToC FINAL (2)

Sunday, June 24, 1:30 to 5:30pm

  • 1:30-2:30 – Open House to view display panels, talk to ASC members, technical experts and Town staff 
  • 2:30-3:00 – Presentation
  • 3:00-4:30 – Small group discussions
  • 4:30-5:00 – Rep...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Creston Valley-Kootenay Lake Route Website Launches

Key features Include :

  • A What To Do section showcasing Arts & Culture, Local Food & Wine, Nature & Recreation, and Health & Wellness businesses and attractions from Yahk to Riondel
  • An Interactive Web Map of local businesses, attract...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Creston's walkability noted in premier issue of Right Sizing magazine

To view the digital edition of Right Sizing magazine visit https://www.rightsizingmedia.com/ 

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Creston News Room
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Notice of Annual Municipal Report

Pursuant to the Community Charter, NOTICE is hereby given that copies of Council’s DRAFT Annual Municipal Report for 2017 will be available for public inspection on June 11, 2018, and that Council will receive submissions and/or questions from t...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: May 28, 2018

Water Conservation - Measures are in effect between June 1 and September 30

2017 Info Brochure - Stage 1 Mandatory Water Restrictions

Stage 1 water conservation measures go into effect every year regardless of seasonal weather patterns. Thesemeasures establish the mandatory restrictions of outdoor water use from June 1st until September 30th. The Town ofCreston may, upon notification, i...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Organic Yard Waste Drop-Off

Just a reminder that the Town-controlled organic yard waste drop-off situated at the south end of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is via Davis Road, is available to the residents of the Town of Creston.Accepted yard waste includes tree prunings, gr...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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News Flash

Posted on: June 4, 2018

I love Creston Article - June 2018 - Highway #3 Improvements on Canyon Street

There’s a lot happening in Creston over the next few months and our roads will be looking the better for it! 

A “mill and fill” project will be happening this summer on Canyon Street between 10th and 15th Avenues. &am...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 4, 2018

I Love Creston Article - May 2018 - Town of Creston next 5 years

My personal vision of our community for the next 5 years is one of growth and enhanced vibrancy.  Working together, we have the ability to map out a bright future.  The Town of Creston’s Official Community Plan (OCP) serves as ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 13, 2018

I Love Creston Article - April 2018 - 2 Grants approved

On March 9, 2018 the Town of Creston received official notice that our Federal Gas Tax Fund grant application was APPROVED for $2.8 million. These funds will be used for our Permanent Bio-Solids Handling System at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. While th...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 13, 2018

I love Creston Article - February 2018 - Silly Season - an Election Year!

I recently attended a 2 day Local Government Leadership Forum in the company of 25 Mayors and Regional District Chairs from around the Province. At that Forum an observation was made that with the arrival of 2018, "silly season” has officia...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 4, 2017

I Love Creston Article - December 2017 - My personal experience with Fire Departments

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Most of us have busy schedules and we tend to only appreciate the services provided to us when we need them or after they respond to our personal needs. Our Fire Departments, or as we now call them our “Fire Rescue Services” because they provide more than...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: November 13, 2017

I Love Creston Article - November 2017 - A new Fire Hall for the next 50 years

Our community is growing!  The most recent Canada Census indicated our population to be 5351.  As we continue to grow and develop, we need to plan strategically for our infrastructure.  And our infrastructure includes more than ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 16, 2017

I Love Creston Article - October 2017 - My 9 Years as "Mayor"

I am proud and honoured to continue serving as Mayor for the Town of Creston.  As I reflect on the last nine years in this role, I can’t help but recognize that there have been a lot of wins achieved for this community.  Howeve...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 15, 2017

I Love Creston Article - September 2017 - Cemeteries in our Creston Valley

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a remarkable community icon that maintains a special place in the fabric of our community, our individual lives and our family histories.  My father passed away in 1973 and 44 years later my mother was recently laid to res...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 14, 2017

I Love Creston Article - July 2017 - Our Canada Day 150 Project

Last year the Government of Canada announced that our Nation would be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.  To mark the occasion, the Federal Government invited communities and organizations across the country to create speci...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 10, 2017

I Love Creston Article - June 2017 - Our Downtown Main Street and Highway #3 Re-alignment

A clear message that was heard in our recent Official Community Plan (OCP) community engagement process was the desire to establish our downtown as a welcoming destination for people, not just a thoroughfare for cars.  Achieving Phase 1 of the Hi...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 15, 2017

I love Creston ariticle - Our Municipal By-Election

The Town of Creston will be holding a “By-election” on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  This election is the time when our community will democratically choose a representative to serve as Town Councillor for the remainder of our mun...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article - April 2017 - Report a Concern

The Town of Creston has made great strides in enhancing responsiveness to customer issues through the use of reporting features on our WEBSITE (www.creston.ca).  At this time of year, two issues that are commonly reported are related to SNOW and ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Ariticle- March 2017-Our Creston Valley Vistor Center - a new direction!

The location of our Visitor Centre (VC) is not changing, but we’re upping our game when it comes to telling our story to visitors from the region, the province and beyond! The RDCK Electoral Areas “B” and “C&rdq...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 14, 2017

I Love Creston Ariticle - February 2017 - A Smaller Number of Town Council Members?

A community is incorporated by the Province as a municipality when Cabinet approves a legal document called “Letters Patent”. The Letters Patent establishes the municipality's name and boundary, provides for the first election...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Mayors Article - Kootenay Business January 2017

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It is the responsibility of the administration in Canadian communities to ensure that citizens can count on basic services: clean water, safe and efficient disposal of waste and maintenance of roads. Not an inspiration for poetry, perhaps, but let the sys...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article, January 2017 - Regional District - Residential Taxes

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) taxation has long been a line item on our Town of Creston property tax notice.  At my last Coffee Talk session, the question was asked, “What is paid for with the RDCK taxation that the Town ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué