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All community meetings will begin with an open house that will lead into a guided conversation.

Open House 2 to 6 p.m.
Guided Conversation 6 to 8 p.m.

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Columbia Basin Region

The Trust serves the region consisting of all the watersheds that flow into the Columbia River in Canada. The region encompasses nearly 80,000 square kilometres in southeastern British Columbia and has a population of 164,647 people (2018 Census).

We acknowledge the traditional territories 
of Ktunaxa, Secwepemc (Shuswap), Sinixt (Lakes), Syilx (Okanagan), and Dakelh peoples.


We strive to host inclusive, barrier-free and accessible events. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility call 1.800.505.8998 or email Use this form if you need support with visibility, acoustics, mobility or technology at the meeting, have food allergies or require other support to attend the meeting, like childcare, transportation or travel subsidies. We will do our best to accommodate your accessibility needs. Advance notice is necessary to arrange accessibility needs.

All community meetings are wheelchair accessible.

How would you like to be contacted to discuss your needs?

By submitting this Accessibility support survey I acknowledge the following: 
The personal information requested in this Accessibility support survey and subsequent submissions is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA), and will be used by Columbia Basin Trust for administrative and evaluative purposes relating to Our Trust, Our Future 2020. The collection, use and disclosure of personal information is subject to the provisions of the FOIPPA. Any questions regarding such may be directed to: FOIPPA Inquiries, Senior Manager, Information Services, Columbia Basin Trust, Suite 300, 445–13 Ave., Castlegar, BC, V1N 1G1, 1.800.505.8998.


We strive to host eco-friendly events by: Purchasing supplies locally, supporting local food producers and using local ingredients when possible, keeping food waste to a minimum and donating leftovers, minimizing single use plastics and disposables, limiting printed materials and providing information electronically, promoting digital engagement opportunities and encouraging carpooling. If you are attending a community meeting we encourage you to bring your own water bottle, mug, cutlery and/or dishware to help reduce our footprint!