Category Archives: Did you know…

Did You know : March Break Leisure Services Schedule

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From City of Fernie’s website:

“It’s Spring Break!! Leisure Services has activities to keep everyone busy! Check out the Spring Break Schedules for the Aquatic Centre and the Fernie Arena to find out what’s on offer.”

Did You Know : Nominations For Spiritus Award

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From City of Fernie website:

The George S. Majic Spiritus Award celebrates community champions who demonstrate constant commitment to our community through their love of Fernie and whose contributions enhance and honor community values to enrich our town.

The Spiritus Award is presented annually by the City of Fernie in memory of Mr. George Majic.  The award was inspired by his family and friends in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont. as a way of honouring Georges’ life.  Nomination forms are available at the City of Fernie and the website  Deadline for nomination submissions is Wednesday, November, 23, 2016 at 4:00pm with the award presented at the Monday, Dec 12, 2016 Regular Council meeting.

Did You Know : Styrofoam, Aluminum and Foil Recycling

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Did you know Cranbrook Recycling Depot now accepts Styrofoam, Aluminum containers and Foil? These items, and more, cannot be recycled in Fernie but if you travel to Cranbrook, even once in a while, you can take these extra items and keep them out of the trash! Amazing.

RDEK Waste Matters - Cranbrook Recycling Program

Did You Know : Fernie Heritage Library Winter Hours

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Fernie Heritage Library will be open Sundays 1-5 for the winter.

The rest of the schedule is:

Mondays : Closed
Tuesdays, Wednesdays: 11-6 pm
Thursdays: 11-8 pm
Fridays: 11-6 pm
Saturdays, Sundays: 1-5 pm

For the holidays, the library will be closed Wednesday, December 24th to Monday, December 28th and Friday, January 1st to Monday, January 4th.

Did You Know : Aquatic Centre Fitness Room Temporarily Closed

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The Fitness Room at the Fernie Aquatic Centre will be temporarily closed until further notice to allow staff to complete repairs to a leak in the roof.   These repairs and maintenance are required to have the fitness room safe for public use.

We apologize for the inconvenience to our patrons while we make every effort to reopen the facility as quickly as possible.  For more information please contact Leisure Services at 250.423.6644.

Did You Know : Tax Sale 2015

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(from City of Fernie’s website:)

“Take notice that in accordance with Section 403 of the Local Government Act properties with delinquent taxes will be offered for sale by public auction at the Annual Tax Sale on Monday, September 28, 2015  at 10:00 a.m. in the Council Chambers of Fernie City Hall, 501-3rd Avenue, Fernie, BC unless delinquent taxes are paid prior to the start of the Tax Sale.”

Anyone else find this a little awkward?

Did You Know : Indoor Walking Club Starts

From City of Fernie’s website:

New this fall! Our Indoor Walking Club starts Tuesday, September 15 at the Fernie Community Centre, 902 Highway 3. Walking is 8:30am – 10:30am every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday from September 15 to November 12, 2015 for Session 1 and January 5 to April 28, 2016 for Session 2.

This program is Free and is open to all walkers!