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kł cp̓əlk̓ stim̓ Hatchery Broodstock Update

In 2017 a total run of 25,000-35,000 sc’win (Okanagan sockeye salmon) returned to the fishing grounds. High summer flows provided ideal conditions in suwiw̓s (Osoyoos Lake) and q̓awst’ik’ʷt (Skaha Lake), where salmon held until now when they ready to spawn. This year’s return of sc’win is entirely natural origin, offspring from the 2013 run in […]

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Juvenile White Sturgeon Monitoring

White Sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) in the upper Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada, was listed as endangered under the federal Species at Risk Act (SARA) in 2006 as the population is undergoing recruitment failure. One segment of the population resides in the Mid-Columbia River, which is a section of the upper Columbia River located between […]

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YES (You Empowered & Strong)

YES is an Aboriginal Community Safety Development project that addresses the need for community-based solution for families who have to deal with the harmful impacts of family violence. Each community will determine how they provide the service based on individual community needs. Building relationships within community to support capacity building. Prevention and education opportunities will […]

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West Kelowna Transmission Line

On February 5, 2015, the Province of British Columbia and BC Hydro announced the West Kelowna Transmission Project. BC Hydro is in the early planning stage for a new, secondary transmission line delivering clean, reliable power to the communities of West Kelowna and Peachland. About 22,000 customers are served by the Westbank Substation and a […]

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