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

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Samara Nicoll stands in front of bookshelves.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nakusp, Nelson, Revelstoke, Rossland, Trail

Read ’em and reap: A list of West Kootenay bookstores

If you’re a devoted bookworm, you’ll love the varied selection of new and used bookstores across the Kootenay region

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A dirt bike rider gets big air off a jump on the Kootenay Motocross track at sunset.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Tourism

What does it take to run a world-class motocross track and ORV area in the Kootenays?

David Ketel, president of the WKRDAS near Castlegar, B.C., delves into the exhaustive and fulfilling work required to operate a family-friendly ORV destination

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Melinda Nealis and Kayla Carley standing in front of their farmers market booth.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nelson, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan, Trail, Environment, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Replenish, refill and recycle at this West Kootenay business

Based in Nelson, B.C., Melinda Nealis and Kayla Carley are the mother-and-daughter duo behind Replenish—The Kootenay Refill Store

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Veronica Roberge stands in front of a partially open closet, smiling into camera.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

Mo’ Better Organized in Castlegar helps clients clear away clutter

Mo’ Better Organized assists clients by helping them organize their homes and lives

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Owner of Love and Lemons standing in a garden
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

When life gave her lemons, this entrepreneur built two successful Castlegar companies

Marie-Pier Dionne arrived in B.C. with a backpack, $100 and a dream—now she owns a bilingual daycare and aromatherapy line in Castlegar.

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Derrek Kittson stands in front of his business, Central City Shoes.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Castlegar Chamber President Derrek Kittson

Derrek Kittson, President of the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce, is excited about a new Chamber building and upgraded infrastructure on Columbia Avenue

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Mario DiBella has light white hair and wears a grey shirt.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Technology

Kootenay entrepreneur’s specialization led to Martech’s business growth and spin-off companies

Mario Dibella, owner and president of the Martech Group of Companies in Castlegar, B.C., discusses how his company has maintained unprecedented endurance

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