Joey and Christine Hoechsmann stand in front of the Ashley Furniture Homestore in Cranbrook, B.C.

New furniture distribution centre

The Bedroom Furniture Galleries and Ashley Furniture Homestore in Cranbrook now have a single warehouse that can better serve customers.

Justin Storm, general manager, J.H. Huscroft, Creston, B.C. Long-term survivor

J.H. Huscroft Ltd. produces a diverse range of products and provides employment that supports economic stability in B.C.’s Creston Valley

Michael Flood and Carol Pears stand inside their business, Mountain High Lighting Designs in Castlegar, B.C. MountainHigh Lighting Designs: a bright business

Michael Flood and Carol Pears of MountainHigh Lighting Designs have found a business niche that utilizes their passions.

The newly renovated Baker Street Professional Centre building. Upgrading to better patient care

F.W. Green Clinic moves and splits into two family practices

by Virginia Rasch
Columbia Valley Credit Union, Golden, B.C. New look for CVCU

The completed new exterior of the Columbia Valley Credit Union communicates a positive message to its clients.

Small Business Week 2014

The Business Development Bank of Canada celebrates entrepreneurship with Small Business Week, running October 19 to 25 across Canada.

Anne Terpsma, Cranbrook, B.C. Beating the odds

Anne Terpsma had a long history of working at jobs traditionally held by men, and then she opened a business that sells only pretty things.

Kevin Roberge, chiropractor, Cranbrook, B.C. Favourite wellness centre

After spending most of his life in Calgary and Toronto, Dr. Kevin Roberge had had enough of city living, and that was Cranbrook’s gain.

Spirit Square, Golden, B.C. Initiative in Golden

Golden, B.C.’s mayor and council are working with the local chamber of commerce to bolster positive business trends.

A bench overlooking the bottom pond and water slides at the Millennium Park Natural Outdoor Swimming Ponds project in Castlegar, B.C. An outdoor asset for Castlegar

The community of Castlegar, B.C., has a new recreation area through the completion of the Natural Outdoor Swimming Ponds project in Millennium Park.

A father, his daughter, son and grandchildren standing by a red truck. 75 years of sawdust in their blood

From horses and handsaws to logging trucks and high-speed lumber stackers, the Kalesnikoffs have kept the family business going strong since 1939.