Cranbrook, British Columbia

What is Cranbrook, British Columbia known for?


nearby gold

Canadian Pacific Railway to establish their Crowsnest Pass line through Cranbrook rather than nearby Gold Rush Boom Town Fort Steele (Fort Steele, British Columbia). With that accomplishment Cranbrook became the major centre of the region, while Fort Steele (Fort Steele, British Columbia) declined; however, the latter is today a preserved heritage town (Fort Steele). On November 1, 1905, Cranbrook was incorporated as a city. Geography While much of the city is relatively


genre rock

this group in the broader context of all the Ktunaxa tribes. alias Tigerlily origin Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia), British Columbia, Canada genre Rock (Rock music), Pop rock '''Lillix''' ( ) is a pop rock band from Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia), British Columbia, Canada, formed under the name '''Tigerlily''' in 1997 when the early members were in high school. The band


important population

Kootenay ''' (RDEK) is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2011 census, the population was 56,685. The area is 27,542.69 square kilometres (10,641.16 sq mi). The regional district offices are in Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia), the largest community in the region. Other important population centers include the cities of Kimberley (Kimberley, British Columbia) and Fernie, British Columbia Fernie


driving frequent

crossover intersections, especially those that handle high volumes of left-turning and cross-traffic. A very long narrow winding section of Highway 1 over the Malahat (Malahat, British Columbia) is extremely hazardous and requires very slow driving. Frequent accidents can close the Malahat route for up to 24 hours at a time. Plans for a grade-separated freeway from Nanaimo to Victoria to eliminate all these hazards were cancelled after the 1987 stock market crash and the lengthy


school science

(a suburb of Ottawa, now a district in that city) where he attended Bell High School (Bell High School (Ottawa)) and played for his hometown Nepean Raiders Junior A hockey team. Little know to many during a high school science project in the 9th grade Steve created two new strains of pepper, yellow and red. After one season with the Raiders, the Peterborough Petes of the Ontario Hockey League drafted him, and he played centre (centre (ice hockey)) for the Petes from 1981 (1981–82 OHL season) to 1983 (1982–83 OHL season). DATE OF BIRTH May 9, 1965 PLACE OF BIRTH Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia), BC (British Columbia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH In 1995, the Calgary Hitmen were born when a group of investors, including Bret "the Hitman" Hart (Bret Hart), from whom the team got its name, were granted an expansion franchise. Despite early fears that the WHL could not succeed in an NHL city, the Hitmen have been a major success, averaging as many as 10,000 fans per game in 2004–05 (2004–05 WHL season). The Hitmen were followed one year later by the Edmonton Ice, who failed after only two seasons because of conflicts with the Edmonton Oilers. The team would become the Kootenay Ice, who have become a major success in Cranbrook, British Columbia, despite being one of the smallest markets in the league. In the new millennium, the league has given birth to four new expansion teams—the Vancouver Giants in 2001, the Everett Silvertips in 2003, the Chilliwack Bruins in 2005, and the Edmonton Oil Kings in 2007, as the Oilers have taken an interest in cultivating a junior team in the Alberta capital. '''Kootenay Ice''' Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia), British Columbia, Canada Cranbrook Recreational Complex * Courtenay (Courtenay, British Columbia) Comox (Comox, British Columbia) - ''Comox Valley Echo'', ''Comox Valley Record'' * Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia) - ''East Kootenay Weekly'', ''Kootenay News Advertiser'' * Creston (Creston, British Columbia) - ''Creston Valley Advance'' Fernie lies on the Elk River (Elk River (British Columbia)), along Canada's southernmost east-west transportation corridor through the Rockies (Rocky Mountains) that crosses the range via the Crowsnest Pass, 40 kilometres (25 mi) to the east. As the largest and longest-established community between Cranbrook (Cranbrook, British Columbia) and Lethbridge, Fernie serves as a minor regional centre, particularly for its fellow Elk Valley (Elk Valley (British Columbia)) communities. * The UK's biggest outbreak occurred in Torbay in Devon in 1995. * In the summer of 1996, ''Cryptosporidium'' affected approximately 2,000 people in Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada. Weeks later, a separate incident occurred in Kelowna, British Columbia, where 10,000 to 15,000 people got sick. left thumb 150px Location of Cranbrook (Image:Cranbrook, British Columbia Location.png) A helicopter crash Tuesday in Cranbrook, British Columbia (w:Cranbrook, British Columbia) left a pedestrian and the aircraft's three occupants dead. Authorities such as Canada's Transportation Safety Board (w:Transportation Safety Board of Canada) continue to investigate, and have not yet identified a reason for the crash. Canadian Transport Minister Lawrence Cannon (w:Lawrence Cannon) issued a statement of condolences regarding those involved in the disaster, while confirming the federal government's involvement in the investigation.


home school

. Prior to 2004, the middle schools were referred to as junior high schools housing grades (Educational stages) 8-10 rather than the current 7-9. However, due to declining enrollment the school district adopted the new system. There is also a local home-school network. The following 13 schools are located within Cranbrook. * Aqamnik Elementary School (private school) * Amy Woodland Elementary * Gordon Terrace Elementary * Highlands Elementary School (Highlands Elementary School (Cranbrook)) * Kootenay Christian Academy * Kootenay Orchards Elementary School * Laurie Middle School * Mount Baker Secondary School * Parkland Middle School * Pinewood Elementary School (Pinewood Elementary School (Cranbrook, British Columbia)) * St. Mary's Catholic Independent School * Steeples Elementary School * T.M. Roberts Elementary School Post-secondary education Cranbrook is home to the main campus of the College of the Rockies, which has over 2,500 full and part-time students from over 21 countries. College of the Rockies website Transportation Cranbrook is at the junction of major highways 3 and 93 95, and due to its close proximity to the borders of Alberta and the United States it is an important transportation hub. Cranbrook has a major Canadian Pacific Railway yard, which serves as a key gateway for trains arriving from and departing to the United States. The McFee Bridge also known as the St. Mary's Bridge rises high above the St. Marys River (St. Mary River (British Columbia)) and is near the Canadian Rockies International Airport and the Shadow Mountain Golf Community and supports thousands of people to travel to Kimberley from Cranbrook and Kimberley to Cranbrook, the bridge is on highway 93 95. Approximately 9 km north is the Canadian Rockies International Airport, which has recently completed its 12.5 million dollar expansion including the lengthening of its runway from 6000 to 8000 feet in order to accommodate a limited number of international flights and an expansion to the Terminal for more passengers. The airport is served by Air Canada Jazz to Vancouver and Calgary, Pacific Coastal Airlines to Vancouver, and Integra Air to Edmonton. Cranbrook also has a public transit system, operating buses on seven different lines. http: www.transitbc.com regions cra On February 11, 1978, Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314 (Pacific Western Airlines Flight 314), a Boeing 737-200, crashed in Cranbrook, killing 42 of the 49 people on board. Media ;Newspapers * ''Cranbrook Daily Townsman'' - Daily paper * ''Kootenay Advertiser'' - Weekly paper, Monday and Friday ;Radio stations * 101.3 FM (FM radio) - CBRR-FM (CBTK-FM), CBC Radio One (repeats CBTK-FM, Kelowna) * 102.9 FM - CHDR-FM, Rock * 104.7 FM - CHBZ-FM, Country * 106.5 FM - VF2497 (VOAR (AM)), Christian (repeats VOAR (VOAR (AM)), Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador) * Cranbrook Community Radio CKCL-FM (internet only)*Cranbrook Community Radio ;Television * Channel 5:(Air) Channel 4: (Cable) CFCN-TV-9 (CFCN-DT), CTV (CTV Television Network) (analogue repeater of CFCN-DT Calgary) * Shaw TV (community cable channel) Notable residents The following notable people come from or were born in Cranbrook: left thumb 150px Location of Cranbrook (Image:Cranbrook, British Columbia Location.png) A helicopter crash Tuesday in Cranbrook, British Columbia (w:Cranbrook, British Columbia) left a pedestrian and the aircraft's three occupants dead. Authorities such as Canada's Transportation Safety Board (w:Transportation Safety Board of Canada) continue to investigate, and have not yet identified a reason for the crash. Canadian Transport Minister Lawrence Cannon (w:Lawrence Cannon) issued a statement of condolences regarding those involved in the disaster, while confirming the federal government's involvement in the investigation.


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school home

17950 1 ''' - colspan "2" European Canadian 16,555 - colspan "2" '''''Total population''''' '''''17,950''''' '''''100%''''' Education Schools Public schools are run by School District 5 Southeast Kootenay, consisting of seven elementary schools and two middle schools that feed into the city's only high school: Mount Baker Secondary School, home to approximately 1,500 students


sports story

. In his third season, he was named team captain. In his final junior season (2001–02), Stoll captained the Ice to a Memorial Cup championship. '''Wasa Lake''' is a lake in British Columbia, Canada. It has an area of 1.1473 km². It is 37.5&

Cranbrook, British Columbia

thumb Cranbrook's welcome sign (File:Cranbrook's welcome sign.JPG)

'''Cranbrook''' (Ktunaxa (Kutenai language): ''ʔa·kisk̓aqǂiʔit'' title FirstVoices: Nature Environment - place names: words. Ktunaxa. accessdate 2012-07-07 url http: www.firstvoices.com en Ktunaxa word-query-results?q b.c.&btn Search&archive Ktunaxa&lang en ) is a city in southeast British Columbia, located on the west side of the Kootenay River at its confluence with the St. Mary's River (St. Mary River (British Columbia)), BCGNIS entry "Cranbrook (city)" It is the largest urban centre in the region known as the East Kootenay. As of 2011 (Canada 2011 Census), Cranbrook's population is 19,364, with a census agglomeration (Census geographic units of Canada#Census agglomerations) population of 25,037. It is the location of the headquarters of the Regional District of East Kootenay (Regional District of East Kootenay, British Columbia) and also the location of regional headquarters of various provincial ministries and agencies, notably the Rocky Mountain Forest District (List of forest regions and districts of British Columbia).

Cranbrook is home to the Canadian Museum of Rail Travel which presents static exhibits of passenger rail cars built in the 1920s for the CPR (Canadian Pacific Railway) and in the 1900s for the Spokane International Railway. It is also the home of the Kootenay Ice, a WHL (Western Hockey League) hockey team, who has won the league title 3 times and the Memorial Cup once. The Ice have made the playoffs 16 straight years (1998-99 to 2013-14) and have a record of .500% or better for 15 straight years (1999-00 to 2013-14). Cranbrook is also home to many former NHL players to where it has won 11 Stanley Cup Championships within 13 years. (1994-95 to 2006-07).

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