Proudly Supporting Local Development
Because Together We Can Accomplish Anything
Community and Regional Partnerships
Christina Lake Tourism Society
Christina Lake Tourism is a registered non-profit Society and is a Director Member of Gateway.
Christina Lake has a unique and established tourism sector/industry focusing on exploring all the wonderful outdoor activities our local area has to offer. With extensive biking, hiking and snow shoeing trails, wonderful water access bordered by sandy beaches for swimming, kayaking, canoeing and paddle boarding, and the fully developed pickleball and tennis courts as well as a well-kept ball diamond, Christina Lake is sure to keep anyone busy throughout all our full four seasons.
Whether you are a local, or just passing through, stop by our local Tourism Desk in the beautiful Welcome Centre for any kind of guidance or advice for what adventure to take on next.
Learn more: christinalake.ca
West Kootenay Boundary Investment Co-op
We bridge the gap between investors and local businesses.
The West Kootenay Boundary Community Investment Co-op (WKB Investment Co-op) is a new member-owned association that allows its members to invest into local businesses with the purpose of promoting economic, social, environmental and community impacts.
We are one of many BC Community Investment Co-ops who are redirecting capital into local economies.
Learn more: wkbinvestmentcoop.com
Economic Development Practitioners Network
The mission of EDPN is to build a strong network to improve the effectiveness of economic development practitioners in the Basin Boundary region.
British Columbia Economic Development Association
Learn more: bceda.ca
Boundary Community Ventures Association
Gateway Proudly Embraces
Local and Provincial Government
Christina Lake Advisory Planning Commission
Appointed by RDKB Area Director, this Commission meets monthly to consider land use, zoning, and development variance applications; The Advisory Planning Commission has graciously allowed Economic Development Staff from Gateway to sit in on these meetings on an informational basis. Visit our Governing Documents page to find out more.
For more information: rdkb.com
Christina Lake Parks and Recreation Commission
Appointed by RDKB Area Director, this Commission meets monthly to plan the development and maintenance of recreational infrastructure and programs for Area C/ Christina Lake.
For more information: rdkb.com/Recreation-Culture/Christina-Lake
Gateway liaises with BC Parks Ministry and supervisors with respect to local provincial parks. Gateway holds a 10 year Park Use Permit for the Christina Lake Provincial Park to hold our annual summer festival “Homecoming”.
For more information: bcparks.ca