Radium Hot Springs: Who’s who in business

Radium Hot Springs is a great place to visit, for business and pleasure.

Radium Hot Springs BC

Radium Hot Springs is ideal for those who need a holiday, or an outdoor adventure. — Photo courtesy Bram Rossman/PictureBC

Community Pulse Population900 Supporting industriesTourism, mining, forestry, service, trades, construction.

The pretty village of Radium Hot Springs, B.C. (population 900), is located at the western entrance to Kootenay National Park at the junction of Highway 93 and Highway 95, where you have the option to go south to Cranbrook or north to Golden, B.C., or east to the Trans Canada Highway and Banff, Alberta. The famous odourless mineral springs are a famous tourist attraction, and the village economy is supported by tourism and the Canfor wood processing mill located at the western edge of the community.

Radium Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce

The work of the Radium Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce is carried out by its manager and seven board members. It supports local businesses and it works very closely with Tourism Radium to market the community and the Columbia Valley.

Chamber contact

  • Manager: Kent G Kebe
  • President: Douglas McIntosh

  • Number of members: 90

  • When established: 1992 June 8th

  • Cost of annual membership: $260.00 plus tax = $273.00

  • Chamber website: http://www.radiumhotsprings.com/chamber-of-commerce/

  • Location/address: 7556 Main Street East
  • Hours of operation: Mid September to Mid June 9 am to 5 pm 7 days a week, Mid June Mid September, 9am to 7 pm, 7 days a week. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day only
  • Contact info: [email protected]

Key events sponsored by the RHS Chamber of Commerce:

  • Radium Days
  • Bighorn Sheep Festival

Ongoing events held for members:

  • Bi-monthly general membership meetings
  • AGM in April
  • Board member elections in October.

Village of Radium Hot Springs

Current council

  • Clara Reinhardt
  • Ron Verboom
  • Karen Larsen
  • Todd Logan
  • Tyler McCauley

Economic development contact

  • Mark Read, CAO

One-on-one with the Mayor

Clara Reinhardt is mayor of Radium Hot Springs, B.C.

Through the process of acclamation, Clara Reinhardt has succeeded Dee Konklin as mayor of Radium Hot Springs, B.C.

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Top employers

Various tourism-oriented businesses (accommodators, golf courses, food outlets) employ many village residents, and Canfor is the largest single employer.

Top business people in Radium Hot Springs

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.

(L to R) Angelina, Ryan, Lori and Wayne: the Haynes family of southeastern B.C.
The Haynes family

The Haynes family, independent grocers in southeastern B.C., are expanding their scope of business.

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Smiling man in casual business wear, sitting on a picnic table with a sunny valley and mountains behind him
Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson, president of True Key Hotels & Resorts, likes to see his staff grow and progress in their expertise.

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White-haired man and blonde woman smile warmly at the camera
Dee and Rod Conklin

Dee and Rod Conklin run two successful businesses in the Columbia Valley, and Dee is mayor of the Village of Radium Hot Springs.

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Do you own a business in Radium Hot Springs? 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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