Cranbrook: Who’s who in business

Information for business in Cranbrook, B.C., including contacts, award winners and listings.

Panoramic view of Cranbrook in the moonlight, with snow-capped mountains in the background

Cranbrook has a well-attended farmer's market offering locally made products. — Kerry Shellborn photo

Community Pulse Population19,319 Number of businesses1,454 Supporting industriesManufacturing, tourism

The city of Cranbrook, B.C., has a population of 19,319 and services a region of more than 55,000 residents. Set in the wide-open valley of the Rocky Mountain Trench in southeastern B.C., Cranbrook is known for its year-round sunny climate with moderate winters, hot summers and surrounding natural beauty. The Canadian Rockies International Airport, located just 12 minutes from the city, allows easy in-and-out access for residents and visitors. Cranbrook is home to the East Kootenay Regional Hospital, the College of the Rockies, the recreational and cultural amenities of Western Financial Place—home to the Kootenay Ice Hockey Club—and the Key City Theatre. It offers a thriving farmers market from June to October and limitless recreation opportunities year-round.

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Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce

Everything you need to know about the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.

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The Nicholas family: Jesse, Jake and Rachael
Jesse Nicholas, influencer

In all of his roles, Jesse Nicholas strives to listen, understand, build consensus and serve his community.

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City of Cranbrook

The City of Cranbrook hosts regular council meetings on the first and second Monday of each month.

Current council

  • Lee Pratt, Mayor
  • Ron Popoff
  • Isaac Hockley
  • Danielle Eaton
  • Norma Blissett
  • Wesly Graham
  • One position open; byelection scheduled for October 21, 2017


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One-on-one with the Mayor

Lee Pratt is the mayor of Cranbrook, B.C.

At the end of his first year in office, Cranbrook’s mayor, Lee Pratt, talked with us about himself and his experience.

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Upcoming Cranbrook events

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Cranbrook, B.C. | 7th Annual St. Eugene Wedding Fair

Meet vendors and wedding professionals who can help you plan your special day.

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Top employers

Every year Kootenay Business lists the Top 110 employers in the Kootenays. Cranbrook had several businesses on the list.

  • City of Cranbrook (200)
  • Real Canadian Superstore (200)
  • Prestige Hotels & Resorts (150)
  • Canada Safeway (130)
  • Ktunaxa Nation Council (100)
  • Home Depot (83)
  • Fab-Rite Services Ltd. (70)
  • East Kootenay Community Credit Union (68)
  • Wildstone Golf Course (65, seasonal)
  • Regional District of East Kootenay (56)
  • Heritage Inn Cranbrook (55)
  • New Dawn Developments Ltd. (50)
  • Home Hardware Building Centre (47)
  • Selkirk Signs & Services Ltd. (47)
  • Ktunaxa/Kinbasket Child & Family Services (46)
  • Koocanusa Publications Inc. (40)
  • The Kootenay Import Auto Group (38)
  • BDO Canada LLP (38)
  • Cranbrook Dodge (34)
  • Rocky Mountain Diesel Ltd. (34)
  • Dacota Freight Service Ltd. (29)
  • Denham Ford (BC) Ltd. (28)
  • ReMax Caldwell Agencies Ltd. (13)

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Do you own a business in Cranbrook? We'd like to hear more about you. Please contact us if you're a successful long-time business owner in the area, or if you think you would qualify as a top employer in the Kootenays.

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