Denise Pallesen of Nutter's Bulk & Natural Foods in Cranbrook, B.C., is involved with the Women’s Enterprise Centre, which offers mentoring for business women.
- Not just another brick in the wall
Aaron Cameron and Max Fanderl of Invermere's Trappeur Homes, knew they wanted to build a better wall system—here’s what they learned along the way.
- Quality above all
Artisan breads, custom wedding cakes, pretzels, chocolate confections and dog treats—Quality Bakery in Invermere, B.C., makes the best of them all.
- East Kootenay Chamber of Mines moves to protect prospectors
Discussions are ongoing with the provincial government about protecting grassroots explorers from excessive new fees.by Jessica Kirby
- Mining Week with Teck
Teck Coal is once again offering free mine tours in Sparwood and Elkford in southeastern B.C. in conjunction with Mining Week in May 2014.
- A new reservoir for Canal Flats
If all goes as planned, the village of Canal Flats, B.C., will have a new $2.7-million water system completed by the end of June 2014.
- World famous in our own backyard
Hiking and fly-fishing enthusiasts, along with corporate and social event groups, keep Island Lake Lodge near Fernie, B.C., busy during the summer months.
- Proposed food business incubator for the Columbia Valley
A food business incubator and commercial kitchen could open worlds of opportunity for entrepreneurs in B.C.'s Columbia Valley.
- Thistle Pot Gifts: evolving in a small town
When two artists took ownership of their co-op in Grand Forks, B.C., and grew a retail shop, they learned to build and nurture a business and its customers.
- Local builder introduces old technology
Reinhart Construction of Invermere, B.C., is using an innovative technique to build fail-safe foundations in poor-quality soils.
- Taking out trash for the Boundary
Kettle Valley Waste is a business in B.C.'s Boundary region that has helped the local district implement exceptional waste disposal and diversion services.