Latest News

  • Council Connection

    May 25, 2016

    See the latest Council Connection following the May 24, 2016 Council Meeting. Council Connection provides readers with the highlights from each Council Meeting on the outcome of Council decisions affecting the community.
  • Home Owner Grants - New Online Claim Option

    May 25, 2016

    Claiming your Home Owner Grant is now easier and more convenient then ever! Eligible homeowners can claim their grant online with the Electronic Home Owner Grant (EHOG). All you need is your ROLL NUMBER and your ACCESS CODE from your tax notice.
  • Temporary Discharge to Elk River

    May 25, 2016

    The Public is advised that in order to dispose of excessive amounts of storm water in the sanitary sewer collection system the City will conduct a temporary discharge of treated effluent to the Elk River between May 25 and June 13, 2016 in accordance with the Ministry of Environment operating permit.

Upcoming Events

  • Hazardous Waste Round Up

    May 28, 2016 10:00am - 2:00pm

    Get rid of your unwanted, hard-to-get-rid-of household hazardous wastes!  The Regional District of East Kootenay is providing a Hazardous Waste Round Up on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at the Sparwood Fire Hall, 479 Pine Ave, Sparwood.  Fernie residents are invited to take advantage of this FREE service and get rid of your hazardous materials safely!

  • Waste Regulation Changes

    May 31, 2016 12:00am - 11:45pm

    Have you got your proper waste container yet?  Grace period ends May 31 for changes to waste containers for residential curbside garbage collection.  All waste placed curbside must be in rigid plastic or metal containers in compliance with changes to Waste Regulation Bylaw No. 1845.

  • RMI Festival & Event Funding

    May 31, 2016 12:00am - 5:00pm

    Applications are now being accepted through the Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) Festival & Event Development Program for limited funding available to assist community organizations with the cost of developing and hosting festivals and events.  The deadline for submission of completed application forms requesting funding for the 2016 fiscal year is Tuesday, May 31, 2016.  Festival and Event applications must be received at least two weeks prior to the date of the event.  A second application intake may be offered later in 2016 if funding permits