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December 13th

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Better equipped for connecting to the world

Over 12,000 Basin-Boundary households have better high-speed Internet access

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ʔaq̓am Community health

In partnership with the First Nations Health Authority, the ʔaq̓am Community has undertaken the construction of another significant project.

December 12th

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Cranbrook Tourism launches new website and announces board of directors

The 10-member board of the Cranbrook and Region Tourism Society is comprised of local accommodators, business owners and tourism stakeholders

December 11th

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Between a Lake and a High Place is the place to be in Kaslo, B.C.

François and Dana Blouin brought their love of travel to Kaslo and opened a new and exciting experiential tourism company, Between a Lake and a High Place.

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Cranbrook drops to 39th in BC Business Ranking of “Best Cities for Work” – Nelson at 45th

BC Business magazine recently published their 5th Annual “Best Cities for Work in B.C.” ranking

December 10th

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Growing a sustainable business in Kimberley, B.C.

Grow Tea & Elixir Corner won the Kimberley chamber’s Environmental Stewardship Excellence Award in 2018

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Bringing the latest technology to communities

The Trust’s new Community Technology Program helps create tech-enabled spaces

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A leader for Cranbrook Tourism

As the first executive director of Cranbrook Tourism, Kristy Jahn-Smith aims to put Cranbrook on the map as a tourism destination.

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Kimberley welcomes the Treehouse Toy Co.

With perfect timing for the holidays, Zoe and Sheldon Ferguson opened the Treehouse Toy Co. in Kimberley, B.C., in November

December 7th

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Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - December 7 issue

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

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MP Stetski’s bill to establish a national local food day moves on to Senate

The bill would establish a National Local Food Day, which would designate the Friday before Thanksgiving of each year as National Local Food Day

December 6th

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Gingerbread Cookies

It’s been a while Thursday Baking Club! After a month long hiatus filled with travels (and sampling tasty food) I’m back just in time for some holiday baking and over the next few weeks I’ll share with you some of...

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Canada, B.C., Ktunaxa move closer to treaty with signing of MOU

The new agreement will significantly advance reconciliation and treaty negotiations

December 5th

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New yarn and knitting shop now open in Cranbrook

Cranbrook Yarn and Gifts remains Cranbrook's one and only local yarn outlet serving knitters and fibre-lovers throughout the district

December 4th

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7th Annual Kootenay Authors Book Fair and Open House on December 9 at Lotus Books

Lotus Books in downtown Cranbrook will host the 7th Annual Book Fair, featuring eight local area authors

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Business news from Kimberley’s Platzl

There have been some recent additions and changes to the scene on Kimberley's Platzl

December 3rd

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Tourism Vancouver partners with Airbnb

A first-of-its kind agreement between Tourism Vancouver and Airbnb is aimed at promoting the city as a premier, world class destination ​

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Huge cave discovered in B.C. interior

B.C.’s geologists, cavers and even the tourism industry are abuzz over word of the discovery of one of the largest caves in Canada in the B.C. interior. Kylie Stanton reports.

November 29th

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Ktunaxa Nation hires Erin Robertson as Land’s Project Officer in the Elk Valley

Erin Robertson leads the review minor and major Teck Coal applications and supports related stewardship initiatives in Qukin ʔamakʔis

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Kimberley influencers

Here are a few members of Kimberley’s business community whose attitudes and practices inspire and influence others.

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Teck named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

Canada’s Top Employers program recognizes companies for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies

November 27th

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Natural gas supply still limited despite completed Enbridge pipeline repair

Until both Enbridge-owned pipelines are back at full operating pressure, FortisBC will have a constrained supply of natural gas

November 22nd

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Fernie Brewing Co. Launches Fresh New Look

In this new world of craft beer, where trends change, categories evolve, and beer-styles take off, it was time for a fresh new look

November 20th

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Christine Cooper appointed Senior Relationship Manager at BMO

Christine has been with the BMO Financial Group since 2009.

November 16th

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Patina’d shines up old beauties in Nelson, B.C.

Robin Gallant created Patina’d to bring renewed and restored items to Nelson homes, offices and more.

November 15th

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Thör’s Pizzeria in Nelson, B.C. brings the hammer down on its competition

Lorri and Chris McCready combined their marketing and culinary skills to create an award-winning pizzeria.

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The ʔaq̓am Community is home to a beautiful new retail store and Centex fuel station

The store is also part of the FLO Network and is equipped with two electric vehicle charging stations

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Layoffs hit Nelson’s Pacific Insight Electronics

Local West Kootenay employment agencies are holding job workshops to assist laid off workers

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A Golden business idea

Brittney Dickson, owner, lead instructor and coach for sled and touring camps at Stay Wild Backcountry Skills in Golden, B.C., teaches courses for women

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The Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre is built from the mine up

Rossland Museum & Discovery Centre takes home gold for its historical preservation and tourism efforts.

November 13th

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Kimberley Chamber part of new East Kootenay Columbia Community Investment Co-op launch

The new EKCCI is seeking founding members and investors who wish to make an impact in their community

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College of the Rockies nursing students host free blood pressure clinic

Annual community clinic to take place at Tamarack Centre November 22

November 9th

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Ashlée Dawn Photography excels in storytelling

Ashlée Martin uses her passion of photography to tell stories and showcase East Kootenay personalities.

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Eagle Pass Lodge wins hospitality building award

Revelstoke’s beautiful little Eagle Pass Lodge has received the Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Hospitality Award.

November 8th

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Local educators take home awards at Canadian conference

The EECOM Awards recognizes both classroom teachers and community educators who demonstrate excellence in encouraging stewardship and sustainability