Castlegar

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

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

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

Castlegar: Who’s who in business

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

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Castlegar Chamber of Commerce

Find out more about Castlegar's chamber, and what it does for the community.

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Group of Columbia Valley region recipients.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Invermere, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Kaslo, Salmo, Slocan, Trail, Financial

Strong, vibrant communities are good for everyone

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of more than $57,000 in new grants

Mickey and Sharon Tarasoff, along with daughter Shawna.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Castlegar businesses reap the rewards at the annual Chamber of Commerce Excellence awards

Castlegar businesses came together on Saturday, June 8 to celebrate their achievements at the annual Excellence awards

Front of Columbia Auto & Radiator Service in Castlegar.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Auto repair shop takes old-fashioned approach with “treat your customers right” motto

"We want to be a good, old-fashioned automotive shop that treats people fair,” said Brandon Black, head of the Powerstroke Diesel division

Stuart Ady, the owner/operator of Ernie's Used Auto Parts in Castlegar, B.C., beside his service truck
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment, Small Business, Featured Stories

Recycling is a passion at Ernie’s

Thanks to Stuart Ady, Ernie’s Used Auto Parts has a long history of exceptional environmental standards and customer service in Castlegar.

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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

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Promoted Castlegar businesses