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Posted on: April 26, 2022

April/May 2022 - I love Creston - The 'Market Park' Project

To look at it now, you may not think much about the approximately one-hectare parcel of land that is adjacent to the railway tracks, located between the Chamber of Commerce and Pealow’s Independent Grocery store. Locals know this land as the spa...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 8, 2022

I love Creston - February/March 2022 - Golden Centennaires

1967 marked the 100th anniversary of the creation of Canada as a nation. To celebrate this momentous occasion, the Royal Canadian Air Force set up an aerobatic team, which was to perform at 100 air demonstrations across the country. The team was known as ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 1, 2021

December 2021/January 2022 article - I love Creston - Grants Received in the Creston Valley

As this article goes to print, it has been 13 years since I was first elected as Mayor for the Town of Creston. With certainty, I can say that being Mayor has been an amazing, educational experience. One of the things that I have come to appreciate the mo...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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