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Group photo of ground-breaking ceremony.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism, Transportation

The Cranbrook History Centre announces 1st phase of a 4-million-dollar heritage railcar preservation

The Heritage Railcar Preservation building will ultimately provide a complete building to enclose and preserve the Museum’s collection of heritage railcars.

One of the courses features chainsaw Vancouver Island artist Kevin Lewis who will spend three days teaching skills on the Tenth Street Campus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College introduces Nelson Summer Arts Series

There are 13 courses included in the Nelson Summer Art Series that span a range of disciplines which are taught by working artists from around the province.

Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston, announces the extension of the Export Navigator Pilot Project. Also pictured, Andrea Wilkey, Executive Director, Community Futures Central Kootenay, Liz Cohoe, owner, Lillie and Cohoe, and Michael Hoher, Export Navigator advisor.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Export Navigator pilot extended to support rural exporters

The Export Navigator pilot helps B.C. businesses in six B.C. regions become export ready, by providing access to community-based export advisors.

Brian Malito (centre) is a Grade 12 student from J L Crowe Secondary School in Trail. He’s competed in four RoboGames including the first one held in Nelson in 2010.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Technology

Selkirk College RoboGames drives youth enthusiasm for technology

When the doors open on RoboGames 2018, youth from around the region will be ready to throw their robot in the ring after weeks of building and training.

College of the Rockies Welding students have the opportunity to perfect their skills with a welding simulator purchased thanks to funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Financial

College of the Rockies receives funds for trades from province

College of the Rockies received more than $310,000 from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to go toward replacing aging trades equipment.

Dr. Leroy Little Bear, founding director of Harvard University’s Native American Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, First Nations

Selkirk College welcomes Dr. Leroy Little Bear

Dr. Leroy Little Bear, Blackfoot scientist, professor emeritus, and distinguished scholar will speak in Nelson about Indigenous worldview in education, April 4.

In September 2017, the ?aq?am community experienced a wildfire. It will now be reducing fuel in high-risk areas with support from a wildfire mitigation grant from Columbia Basin Trust.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Financial

Reducing the risks and effects of wildfire

Twenty communities focus on mitigating wildfire with over $800,000 from Columbia Basin Trust

The winning team members from the Business Management program at College of the Rockies are (L to R) Jordan Lydell, Yunguang (John) Li, Bradley Schmidt, Brandon Ouillette and Rezin (Butch) Butalid course instructor and team coach.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

Top honours for COTR team

Rezin (Butch) Butalid talked with us about the Business Management diploma program at College of the Rockies, and the value of competition.

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Four College of the Rockies nursing students participated in a College-sponsored educational opportunity in Kenya in 2016.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Education

College of the Rockies offering international internships

The International Youth Internship program aims to provide eligible Canadian youth with international experience, skills and knowledge.

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