Columbia-Shuswap Regional District

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Columbia-Shuswap
Columbia-Shuswap Regional District
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Location in British Columbia
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Named for Columbia River, Shuswap Lake
Administrative office location Salmon Arm
Government
[1]
  TypeRegional district
  BodyBoard of Directors
  ChairKevin Flynn (City of Salmon Arm)
  Vice ChairRhona Martin (E)
  Electoral Areas
  • A - Rural Golden
  • B - Rural Revelstoke–Columbia/Trout Lake
  • C - South Shuswap
  • D - Falkland/Salmon Valley/Deep Creek/Ranchero
  • E - Rural Sicamous–Malakwa
  • F - North Shuswap–Seymour Arm
Area
  Land28,929.19 km2 (11,169.62 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [2]
  Total51,366
Time zones UTC−8 (PST)
  Summer (DST) UTC−7 (PDT)
UTC−7 (MST)
  Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Website csrd.bc.ca

The Columbia-Shuswap Regional District is a regional district in the Canadian province of British Columbia, located in the Southern Interior region on the Trans-Canada Highway between Vancouver and Calgary, Alberta. The regional district borders the Province of Alberta across the Rocky Mountains.

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Columbia-Shuswap regional district comprises the regions known as the Shuswap Country, which focuses around Shuswap Lake and lies to the north of the Okanagan region, and the northern part of the Columbia Country, namely the "Big Bend" of the valley of the Columbia River from the Town of Golden to the historic City of Revelstoke, British Columbia. (Revelstoke is sometimes referred to as being in the North Kootenay, Golden is usually thought of as being part of the East Kootenay sub-region, the Columbia Valley). The Canada 2006 Census population was 50,141, spread over a land area of 28,929 square km and a water area of over 2,000 square km. The regional district's offices are in Salmon Arm, near the southwest corner of the regional district.

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References

  1. "Board of Directors" . Retrieved 2019-07-09.