Golden: Who’s who in Business
Golden, B.C., is a town where the businesses reflect the adventure-seeking spirit of its residents and visitors.
The town of Golden, B.C., is situated on the Trans Canada Highway in B.C.’s Rocky Mountain Trench, 328 kilometres from the U.S. border, 713 kilometres east of Vancouver and 268 kilometres west of Calgary. Three mountain ranges—the Rockies, the Purcells and the Selkirks—provide spectacular scenery; there are six national parks—Yoho, Banff, Jasper, Mt. Revelstoke, Glacier and Kootenay—within easy driving distance; and the town sits at the confluence of the Kicking Horse and Columbia Rivers. Golden has a population of 4,200 people and serves about an additional 4,000 from the surrounding area. Its alpine setting makes it a popular year-round destination for the active, outdoor-loving tourist.
City of Golden
The Town of Golden hosts council meetings on the first and third Tuesday of each month. Town Hall is located at 810 9th Avenue South.
- Ron Oszust, Mayor
- Connie Barlow
- Chris Hambruch
- Eddie Leigan
- Caleb Moss
- Leslie Adams
- Bruce Fairley
Town contact information: 250-344-2271, or email for enquiries.
One-on-one with the Mayor
Ron Oszust, the new mayor of Golden, B.C., has a long history of public service and leadership in his community.Read full article
Golden branding and tourism
Tourism Golden has produced a number of videos promoting the amenities in Golden.
Top business people in Golden
The following business individuals have shown dedication to business and their communities. They have been recognized on the Kootenay Business list of Top 10 business people for various years.
Listening and engaging have led to success for Cam Dawes, owner/operator of IGA in GoldenRead full article
Meet the man behind the green hotel out on the highwayRead full article
Long-term trust is at the core of the business for Doug Parkinson of Parky’s Heating & Cooling in Golden, B.C.Read full article
Do you own a business in Golden? 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.