Rossland: Who’s who in business

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

Rossland's main street is a picturesque area lined with businesses and greenery.

— Kristen Mitchell photo

Community Pulse Population3,200 Number of businesses155 Supporting industriesMining (smelting and refining), Forestry, Tourism, Health Care, Service & Supply

Rossland is a lively town tucked into a beautiful part of B.C. Nearby Red Mountain Resort is a popular winter destination while the area is also renowned for dirt biking during the summer. With a mining past, Rossland has evolved into a community with a passion for the outdoors and residents who choose the area for the lifestyle.

City of Rossland

Current council

  • Kathy Moore, Moore
  • Aaron Cosbey
  • Marten Kruysse
  • Andrew Zwicker
  • Andy Morel
  • Lloyd McLellan
  • John Greene

Economic development contact

  • Terry Van Horn, LCIC

One-on-one with the Mayor

Kathy Moore is the new mayor of Rossland, B.C.

With an eagerness to keep learning and to serve her community, Kathy Moore was successful in her bid to become mayor of Rossland.

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Rossland branding and tourism

Thin Air Disc Golf Club is a popular 18-hole course located in Rossland, B.C.
Rossland is on a roll

Rossland’s terrain attracts visitors all year round, and Tourism Rossland is promoting more activities, comforts and conveniences.

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Top employers

Every year Kootenay Business lists the Top 110 employers in the Kootenays. For Rossland, the list reflects the active lifestyle in the area. The town is also home to numerous smaller entrepreneurs and retailers who serve tourists and locals alike.

  • Red Mountain Resort (200 winter)
  • Ferraro Foods (175 in Trail and Rossland)
  • Big Red Cat Skiing  (28)

Top business people in Rossland

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.


Lori Craig balances on a fitness ball at her business, Better Life Fitness in Rossland.
Lori Craig

For Lori Craig, the owner of Better Life Fitness in Rossland, work is about a passion for fitness and helping clients succeed.

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Christine Andison stands next to family in a winter environment, she wears a black jacket and pink and red scarf.
Christine Andison

Whether it's about her community of Rossland or her position at Red Mountain Resort, Christine Andison believes in staying involved and positive.

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Head-shot of smiling, outdoorsy-looking middle-aged man wearing a flower-patterned shirt
Jim Firstbrook

Jim Firstbrook has created Thoughtstream, an online survey tool that inspires group learning and discovery.

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Do you own a business in Rossland? 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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