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The Best Hiking Trails in Castlegar

July 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Castlegar is a hiking mecca. Whether you prefer long strolls beside the river or high alpine treks, this area of the West Kootenays in British Columbia has it all.

Doukhobors In Castlegar: An Essential Part of Our History

Some 7500 Doukhobors, nearly a third of the total existing population, settled on the Canadian prairies in the early 1900s, establishing dozens of communal village settlements on government granted homesteads in what is now the province of Saskatchewan. Confronted with an apparent breach of agreement by the Canadian government in terms of homestead requirements and allegiance to the crown, a great proportion of these Doukhobors chose on principle, to abandon their villages and nearly a quarter million acres of their cultivated land. Almost 6000 emigrated to British Columbia in 1908 to settle on large parcels of privately purchased land. Nearly 80 communal villages were constructed throughout the Kootenay-Boundary region of B.C. with elaborate supportive agro-industrial complexes in Grand Forks and Brilliant, under the corporate ownership of the CCUB (Christian Community of Universal Brotherhood). By 1924, this Doukhobor community had become the largest communal organization of its kind in North America. The USCC is a descendent of that organization and although its members no longer live communally, it remains until this day, the largest Doukhobor organization in Canada. Aside from the USCC, smaller Doukhobor organizations and groups also exist throughout the three western provinces.

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Adventure Journal Features Castlegar Climbing

June 7th, 2018|0 Comments

The Adventure Journal, one of the most popular online magazines in North America, has just featured Castlegar in a story that highlights the city's rock climbing and, specifically, the natural rock wall located behind [...]

All You Need To Know For The Slocan River Float

May 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Not only is the Slocan River float one of the most enjoyable adventures in the Kootenay region, it's one of the best in the entire province of British Columbia. Every summer thousands of people [...]

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