Canal Flats

Tilley Memorial Park is a popular recreation area on the shore of Columbia Lake at Canal Flats, B.C.

Tilley Memorial Park is a popular recreation area on the shore of Columbia Lake at Canal Flats, B.C. — Marie Milner photo

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Canal Flats, BC

Canal Flats: Who's who in business

Business in Canal Flats is thriving, and people are flocking to this pleasant, relaxing community.

Georgie Award winners (L to R) Andre Bloemink (LWE), Steve Whelan (LWE - owner), Marcelain Blancette (LWE), Ian Larsen (LWE - owner).
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Developments, Small Business

LWE’s Kootenay Haven secures two coveted Georgie Awards

LWE in Fernie is the undisputed champ when it comes to custom homes in B.C. They have the photos and awards to prove it

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Picture of heavy equipment truck.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Developments, Mining

New proposed Kootenay West Gypsum mine

A new mine proposed by CertainTeed Gypsum near Canal Flats projects a 43 year life span and would mine 400,000 ton of gypsum annually.

The Sterzer family enjoys a panoramic view of Canal Flats and the Columbia Valley from the top of Mount Sabine.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Health & Wellness, Kootenay Influencers

Canal Flats champion

“I know I can’t change the whole world, but I can make a positive difference in the small world around me.” — Karl Sterzer

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Guests of The Flats RV & Campground launch their canoe onto the adjacent Kootenay River
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Developments, Small Business, Tourism

Embracing Canal Flats

Canal Flats is a new field of dreams for former Calgary entrepreneurs Kate McLean and Kelly Kask.

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The new Columbia Valley Multi-Use Centre is scheduled for completion in May 2017. It will be available for use by all of the communities of southeastern B.C.'s Columbia Valley.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality

New centre for the Columbia Valley

The new, 17,000-square-foot Columbia Valley Multi-Use Centre will provide service to communities throughout the Columbia Valley.

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Heidi Frank, CAO for Canal Flats, B.C., enjoys her close connections in the community.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats

New CAO for Canal Flats

Canal Flats, B.C. CAO Heidi Frank loves village life on the shore of Columbia Lake. She also loves her Harleys.

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Shawn Wernig is the owner and creative force at Eggplant Studios in Invermere, B.C.
East Kootenay, Canal Flats, Fairmont Hot Springs, Invermere, Radium Hot Springs, Small Business, Technology

For web design, go to Eggplant Studios

Graphic design holds endless fascination for Shawn Wernig, owner of Eggplant Studios in Invermere, B.C.

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Dean McKerracher, mayor of Elkford, offers congratulations to RDEK CAO Lee-Ann Crane, on her retirement after 37 years with the organization.
Canal Flats, Cranbrook, Elkford, Fairmont Hot Springs, Fernie, Invermere, Kimberley, Radium Hot Springs, Sparwood

Crane takes a bow

Cranbrook’s Lee-Ann Crane had a 37-year career with the RDEK, working for the betterment of this community.

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