Posted on: November 23, 2017

Downtown Public Washrooms - Temporarily Closed

Please be advised that the downtown public washrooms are temporarily closed for maintenance.
Sorry for the inconvenience.

Creston News Room
Posted on: November 23, 2017

Summit Medical Clinic - Dr. Kurt Jordan will be accepting a Limited Number of new patients

Summit Medical (Dr. Jordan taking patients)

Summit Medical Clinic is happy to announce that Dr. Kurt Jordan will be accepting a LIMITED NUMBER of new patients.

He will be accepting patients that are NEW to town or have previously been ORPHANED (6 months without a physician).  

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Posted on: November 23, 2017

Cook Street parking lot partial closure, Thursday, Friday & Monday

The Cook St. downtown parking lot will be partially closed this Thursday, Friday, and Monday (Nov 23-27) to allow for the Fortis installation of a new Level 3 Electric Vehicle Charger, pending reasonable weather. Thank you for your understanding.

Creston News Room
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Voting Opportunities

ADVANCE VOTING will be open at the Creston Town Hall Council Chambers, 238 – 10th Avenue North, on Wednesday, November 22, 2017, and Wednesday, November 29, 2017, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.

SPECIAL VOTING OPPORTUNITIES will be open on Wed...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: November 9, 2017

New Fire Hall Borrowing Referendum - Dates, etc.

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the Town of Creston that a referendum is necessary for the proposed "Protective Services Building Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 1861, 2017".

Please see the attached ad for information on the followi...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Winter Closure of Park Washrooms - November 2, 2017

As winter seems to be fast approaching, the washrooms located in Centennial, Millennium and Burns Park have now been closed for the winter season.

Additionally, Millennium Park has now been closed for the winter.

All these facilities will re-open again in t...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Video - Mayor's Message, Fire Hall Information

The Town of Creston wishes to thank all of those who are taking the time to participate in the public engagement process around the proposed new Fire Hall. There are many ways to receive factual information.

  1. Continue to participate in the Open Houses (ther...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Dog Park grass area to be closed for season

Due to wetness and cooler temperatures, the grass portion of the Dog Park will be closed for the season beginning in the next couple of days. Town crews will be fencing off the grass portion of the Dog Park to ensure that it isn't damaged during the wette...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Ministry of Forests - Information Bulletin-Open Fires to be allowed in all of Southeast Fire Centre

Open fires to be allowed in all of Southeast Fire Centre

CASTLEGAR -Effective at noon Pacific time on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due toa decreased risk of ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Have questions about the Proposed Fire Hall Project? Visit Creston.ca ‘FOR THE RECORD’ for the facts

The Town of Creston has created a webpage in response to questions from residents received through email, phone, in-person, or posted on social media, regarding the proposed Fire Hall and referendum for borrowing. This page will continue to be updated, wi...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Town of Creston & Erickson Water Conservation Notice - Lifted Effective October 1, 2017

Town of Creston & Erickson Water Conservation Measures Lifted Effective October 1, 2017

Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures will be rescinded across all Town of Creston and Erickson water service areas effective October 1, 2017. Water restriction pract...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Campfire band to be rescinded in southern B.C. - Information Bulletin from Ministry of Forests

Campfire ban to be rescinded in southern B.C.

KAMLOOPS - Effective at noon on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, campfires will once again be allowedthroughout the Kamloops Fire Centre, Southeast Fire Centre and Cariboo Fire Centre. A returnto more seasonal weather c...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Proposed Fire Hall Project Articles Online

To view the latest and past articles relating to the proposed Fire Hall project visit http://www.creston.ca/2364/Creston-Fire-Hall-Project. New articles will be posted every Thursday leading up to the proposed Fire Hall referendum for borrowing.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Ministry of Forests Information Bulletin - Off-road vehicle prohibitions rescinded throughout B.C.

Off-road vehicle prohibitions rescinded throughout B.C.

KAMLOOPS - The operation of off-road vehicles will once again be permitted on Crown landthroughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre, effectiveat noon on Wednesda...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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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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