Photo: Technical experts from Waters Edge Limited assess rising waters and erosion on the rail trail along the Shuswap River this spring for the Sicamous-to-Armstrong rail trail development plan. Technical planning includes archeological, cultural, geotechnical, environmental, agricultural, storm water, erosion control, steep slope, and structural bridge assessments by local experts. More information at www.ShuswapNorthOkanaganRailTrail.ca. (Photo Credit: Waters Edge Ltd)

Planning proceeds on Rail Trail

Despite the COVID-19 restrictions, technical planning for the new rail trail between Sicamous and Armstrong has moved ahead over the past two months.  As part of the commitment to tell the true story of the region within the Secwepemc Nation … Read More
Splatsin, Regional District of North Okanagan, and Columbia Shuswap Regional District Governance partners remind everyone the rail trail remains closed for all motorized and non-motorized use until safely developed for walking and cycling. (Shuswap Traill Alliance photo)

Rail Trail restrictions address unauthorized use

Sunny days are seeing more people heading outside on local trails as a recreational option during the COVID-19 pandemic.  But the Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail is not one of the trails that is currently open for use. The Rail Trail Governance … Read More
Members of the Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail Corridor Interjurisdictional Governance Advisory Committee in discussions at a meeting held March 15, 2019 at the Splatsin Community Centre. (Tracy Hughes/CSRD photo)

CSRD, RDNO, SPLATSIN make progress on the Rail Trail Initiative

The opening words from Kukpi7 Wayne Christian of Splatsin accurately summed up the spirit of the entire Sicamous-to-Armstrong Rail Trail Corridor Interjurisdictional Governance Advisory Committee at a meeting held March 15 at the Splatsin Community Centre. Kukpi7 Christian, who was … Read More

Purchase of CP Rail Corridor finalized

Purchase of CP Rail Corridor between Armstrong and Sicamous has been finalized The Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) have successfully concluded the purchase of a section of CP Rail corridor that runs … Read More

Public assent achieved

Public assent achieved to purchase sections of the abandoned Canadian Pacific Rail corridor between Sicamous and Armstrong The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) and the Regional District of North Okanagan (RDNO) have both successfully concluded an Alternative Approval Process (AAP), … Read More