Castlegar

Whimsical public art and lovely green space invite visitors to Castlegar City Hall.

Whimsical public art and lovely green space invite visitors to Castlegar City Hall. — photo by Marie Milner

Castlegar is attractively situated on the banks of the Columbia River.

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Information about business in Castlegar, B.C. - including contacts, award winners and listings.

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Castlegar Chamber of Commerce

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David Gandossi (left), president and CEO of Mercer International Inc., and Brian Merwin , vice-president of corporate development at Mercer International Inc.at the Forest Products Association of Canada awards ceremony (May 9, 2019, Vancouver, B.C.)
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry, Transportation

Mercer Celgar wins at innovation

Award-winning new trailer design from Mercer Celgar creates more efficient transport of wood chips and pulp.

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Castlegar's Downtown Shell - Benson Oil, showing fuel truck at station.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Castlegar’s Downtown Shell – Benson Oil Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The busy and popular stop with the motoring public is celebrating 30 years in business and recently held an open house for staff and customers.

Community Futures Central Kootenay named Charlotte Ferreux its 2019 Volunteer of the Year.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

Charlotte Ferreux awarded Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Ferreux was first introduced to Community Futures as a client of the Self Employment Program, which helps aspiring entrepreneurs to start their own business.

An Air Canada Express airplane on tarmac at airport.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Financial, Transportation

Government of Canada investing in safety at the West Kootenay Regional Airport

The West Kootenay Regional Airport in Castlegar will receive funding to rehabilitate the airside lighting and electrical systems

Picture of Paulson Bridge.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Transportation

Highway 3 bridge enhancements to improve safety

The Paulson Bridge crosses over McRae Creek and the Kettle Valley Rail Trail on the Crowsnest Highway, approximately 50 kilometres west of Castlegar

Kootenay Gallery of Art has been showcasing art to the rural community of Castlegar for the last 40 years.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Tourism

Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar has been showcasing art for the past 40 years

Maggie Shirley, curator and gallery assistant for Kootenay Gallery of Art in Castlegar, B.C., highlights the historic gallery’s exhibitions and programs

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Widened sidewalks are just one of the many upgrades that have been completed on Castlegar’s Columbia Avenue.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments

Changes to Columbia Avenue in Castlegar are more than meets the eye

Stephanie Allen-Pelletier, communications director for MarWest Industries, highlights the completed updates on Columbia Avenue in Castlegar

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West Kootenay, Castlegar, Golden, Grand Forks, Nelson, Rossland, Trail

40 under 40: The West Kootenay/Boundary list

Meet the West Kootenay and Boundary region nominees for our 40 under 40 list.

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