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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - January 26th issue

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

The front of Overwaitea Foods in Kimberley is pictured
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Kimberley, Retail

Overwaitea to Save-On

Overwaitea Foods stores in Kimberley and Creston have rebranded to Save-On-Foods

Two students smile while in attendance at an export workshop
West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Small Business

The DOs and DON’Ts of export navigation

Navigating the complexities of exporting your business is easier with the help of Community Futures’ export advisor, Michael Hoher

Kathy and Chris Sykes received the 2017 Business Person of the Year Award from the Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Castlegar influencers 2018

These Castlegar citizens have gone beyond the necessary to create quality in the business community and benefits for the community at large.

Superstore in Cranbrook is pictured with a sign in the forefront for Click and Collect parking
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail

Click and Collect your groceries

The Real Canadian Superstore in Cranbrook is making grocery shopping more convenient than ever before

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Kootenay BizBlog, Financial, Mining Teck predicts strong demand for steelmaking coal – “feeling pretty good about 2018”

CEO of Teck, Don Lindsay, believes the company is well positioned to benefit from continued strength in commodity prices.

(L to R) Kyle Hamilton and Jude Smith are portrayed in black and white against a pink and purple background
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business

Marketing made “birr”-fect

Kootenay businesses benefit from a new marketing company called birr in Fernie, B.C.

The Kicking Horse River pedestrian bridge has undergone a significant restoration to replace rotting timbers and prevent further water damage.
West Kootenay, Golden, Tourism

Golden pedestrian bridge restored

Restoration of the timber-frame bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River restores convenient access for pedestrians and cyclists.

Rich and Annie Murphy are the owners of the Trail Smoke Eaters Hockey Club.
West Kootenay, Trail, Kootenay Influencers

Trail influencers, 2018

Trail’s influencers demonstrate a mindset that supports Trail itself and the surrounding region

A man and a woman stand in front of shelves of books.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Small Business

Clearing the confusion for small businesses around income sprinkling

BDO Canada helps clear the confusion of income sprinkling for business owners.

by Jillian Clark
Darrell Kemle, owner of Kemlee Equipment Ltd. in Creston, posed with a large, red Kubota-brand machine.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Agriculture, Small Business

Kemlee comes to Cranbrook

Creston-based Kemlee Equipment Ltd. has opened a parts depot in Cranbrook.

Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge
East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Tourism

How to run or attend an outstanding conference

Renné Hooper from Best Western Plus Fernie Mountain Lodge gives practical advice about how to plan a prosperous symposium

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - January 19th issue

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

A man grabs at his back in pain while sitting at a desk
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness

Get back on track with these back-saving tips

Dial back your back pain with expert knowledge from Andrew Burkholder of Creekside Physiotherapy in Marysville, B.C.

Brian Lawrence contributes to the media, the arts and small business in Creston, B.C.
East Kootenay, Creston, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Applauding Creston’s influencers

Creston is fortunate to have these people of influence working in many sectors of the community.

Sophie Larsen, co-ordinator of Cranbrook's Farm Kitchen, is shown here in the shared-space commercial kitchen
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Cranbrook’s Farm Kitchen

Cranbrook’s Farm Kitchen, opened by Community Connections Society of Southeastern B.C., is a shared-use commercial kitchen plus office space.

East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Mining

Podcast: Tervita Expands in East and West Kootenay

Tervita is a leading environmental services company with nearly 40 years of industry experience.

East Kootenay, Real Estate

Podcast (episode #7) —Cranbrook Real Estate Trends 2018: Now’s a great time to sell!

Jason Wheeldon, one of Cranbrook's leading realtors, provides insight into real estate trends in Cranbrook and area.

Dr. James Heilman, an emergency physician in Cranbrook, spoke about Internet-in-a-Box technology, which aims to spread medical knowledge to Third World countries, at a recent Cranbrook Sunrise Rotary meeting.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness

Internet-in-a-box helps Wikipedia to spread medical knowledge

Dr. Heilman is involved in a unique Wikipedia project that builds and distributes an amazing electronic medical device known as “Internet-in-a-Box.”

by Gerry Warner