Nicole Fricot is the director of community economic development in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Financial, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Nicole Fricot for Revelstoke development

Building permit applications are piling up at Revelstoke City Hall, and Nicole Fricot, community economic development director, is busy.

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(L to R) Aaron Christensen and Noah Wesche are the owner-operators of Sullivan Machine Works.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business, Technology

A modern Sullivan for Kimberley

Two of Kimberley’s native sons hope to expand Sullivan Machine Works to a location in their home town.

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A fleet of Mainroad Contracting's snowplows busy clearing our local highways
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

Ad Talk: chill out and give your local highway contractor the thumbs-up

With winter's onset, a favourite topic of conversation seems to be the winter maintenance of our local roads.

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - November 3 issue

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

New Sushi & More restaurant.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Animal Care, Cuisine, Developments, Health & Wellness, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business

Part III: The Entrepreneurial Spirit is Thriving in Kimberley — New Businesses Roundup

Kimberley and Marysville have been seeing a surge of new businesses, construction and start-ups over the past year.

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The new blue and white Diabetes Canada 'Clothesline' bins.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook Diabetes Canada’s “clothesline” recycling bins come to Cranbrook

With new easy-to-access drop-off bins it makes it convenient to donate reusable clothing at five Cranbrook locations.

In late summer 2017, Jamie Mayes of Revelstoke, B.C., became the interim program manager for Imagine Kootenay.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business

Better life through Imagine Kootenay

Imagine Kootenay’s motto, “This is your better life,” certainly applies in the case of Jamie Mayes, the organization’s new program manager.

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(L to R) Marie Milner, Kirsten Armleder, Sandra Albers, Kyle Born, Virginia Rasch and Julie Matchett celebrate a day of teambuilding with Life Roots Consulting’s Lego Serious Play.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Building a better business with Lego bricks

Krystal Oleson, owner of Life Roots Consulting in Cranbrook, constructs workplace collaboration through Lego Serious Play

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 27 issue

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

2017 has been a challenging and rewarding year for Mark McKee, mayor of Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke

Record-setting growth in Revelstoke

According to Revelstoke’s mayor, Mark McKee, development activity in the city is at a 40-year high.

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Brendan and Paige Mulder run their new restaurant, Mulder’s, in Creston.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Creston, Cuisine

Culinary creativity in Creston

Mulder’s is a new, open-concept restaurant in Creston, B.C., where chefs create meals in the middle of the dining room

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Jana Thompson took on the role of executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce in September 2017.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business

Revy chamber welcomes Jana Thompson

Jana Thompson, a relative newcomer to Revelstoke, is the new executive director of the Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce.

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Don McCormick, mayor of Kimberley, B.C., is working to diversify the sources of support for Kimberley's economy.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Financial, Small Business

Focus forward: Kimberley 2017

“I don’t spend a lot of time looking back at where we’ve been—I always focus on where we’re going.” —Don McCormick, mayor of Kimberley

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Best of Business

Best of Business Winners

We present our 20th annual Best of Business Awards list—congratulations to all the winners and thanks to the readers who nominated these successful businesses!

Sebastien Bilodeau-Roy
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Erasing agony

Completely Healthy Acupuncture is Sebastien Bilodeau-Roy’s new Chinese medicine clinic in Cranbrook, B.C.

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Peter Legge (L), prolific author and chairman and CEO of Canada Wide Media, is pictured here with Chris Botterill, president of the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Pearls from Peter Legge

Peter Legge, chairman and CEO of Canada Wide Media, charmed, enlightened and entertained Cranbrook chamber members on October 18.

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Beverly MacNaughton is the new executive director for the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Tourism

A changing of the guard in Sparwood’s yard

Beverly MacNaughton is the new executive director for the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - October 20 issue

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