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A grassroots group is looking to build connections between entrepreneurs and innovators in the community to strengthen
Castlegar’s entrepreneurial culture. Pictured from left to right are: Gregg Neelin, Consultant; Andrea Wilkey, Community Futures; Dan
Salekin, Columbia Networks Inc; Jason Taylor, Selkirk College; Arry
Dhillon, City of Castlegar and Ron Perepolkin, Community Futures.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Education

Building Castlegar’s culture of entrepreneurship & innovation

A grassroots group of entrepreneurs and likeminded community individuals are working together to build an engaged network to support innovation in Castlegar

From left to right: Michael Hoher, Export Advisor, Andrea Wilkey, Executive Director Community Futures Central Kootenay, Allison Boulton, Program Manager, Export Navigator Program, and David Coburn, Manager of Strategy and Policy, Ministry of International Trade.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Export Navigator pilot program launched in the Kootenays

Export Navigator is a one-year pilot developed by the Province and administered through partnerships with Small Business BC and Community Futures offices.

College of the Rockies math instructor, Leslie Molnar, is very happy with the pilot of her gamified calculus course.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies pilots innovative course

The Winter 2017 Differential Calculus (MATH 103) online course had two types of gamification elements incorporated into the curriculum.

College of the Rockies’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing coordinator, Barb Fenwick, looks forward to the ‘Spring into Health’ Fair on March 30.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Health & Wellness

College of the Rockies nursing students holding Health Fair

Everyone is invited to stop by to support the students and to be introduced to important health information

Students in the Selkirk College Ski Operations & Management Program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education

Selkirk College SROAMies dive into the backcountry

First-year SROAM students had the opportunity to visit Selkirk Snowcat Skiing to complete their Avalanche Skills Training Level 1 course.

The College of the Rockies Fire Training program 2017 graduates.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Kimberley, Education

Fire Training Program graduates 18 students

The 23-week program, which runs from the Kimberley campus and the Kimberley Fire Hall, helps to prepare cadets for careers in firefighting and related jobs

Students in Selkirk College’s Integrated Environmental Planning Program have been working with the City of Nelson on Life and Environment Action plans.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Education

Selkirk College students host open house on Nelson Life and Environment Action plans

Nelson’s various plans and studies have identified numerous areas for future study, research, plan development, and implementation.

Neith Muth by the Columbia River in 2016.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship established

The Neil Muth Memorial Scholarship honours Neil Muth, the Trust’s president and chief executive officer from 2005 through 2016, who passed away last November.

Genome BC's Bringing Genomics Home speaker series returns to the College of the Rockies on March 9th.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

Genome BC returns for another public talk to science enthusiasts in Cranbrook

The Genome BC event offers an incredible interactive learning opportunity for our students, faculty and community members.

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