Fernie

Fernie, B.C., is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains.

Fernie, B.C., is surrounded by the majestic Rocky Mountains. — Dan Williams photo

Fernie's historic City Hall

Fernie: Who’s who in business

Fernie’s predominant claim to fame is as a spectacular winter sports destination, though coal mining is still an important component of the city’s economy.

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East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business

In the “dark-roast” town of Fernie, Rooftop Coffee Roasters succeeds with a lighter touch

Spunky young entrepreneur’s coffee is flowing across the Kootenays and Canada from Rooftop Coffee Roasters in Fernie, B.C.

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A large blue home with large windows in the midst of green grass.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Developments, Real Estate, Featured Businesses, Featured Product

The Kootenays’ most experienced fixed-price builder is looking for new homeowners in Cranbrook

Build your dream home with New Dawn Developments, an award-winning construction and land development company in Cranbrook, B.C.

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The Fernie Fox Hotel scored two big wins at the recent Fernie Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards, held on October 23
East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business

“Pauw’s up” for the Fernie Fox Hotel, among the winners at Fernie’s Business Excellence Awards

This year’s 2020 Fernie Business Excellence awards, held on October 23, was a virtual celebration.

by Julie Matchett
Brad Parsell sits at his desk next to a binder, a phone and a computer.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business, Tourism

The Work in Fernie initiative is attracting much-needed workers from outside the region

Brad Parsell, executive director at the Fernie Chamber, is enticing out-of-town workers with a diversity of careers and lifestyle opportunities available

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Welcome to Fernie sign.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business

Nominate a deserving Fernie business for this year’s Business Excellence Awards

Nominations for the 2020 Fernie Business Excellence Awards are open until September 7

by Julie Matchett
Ground Floor Co-Working space showing stairs and upstairs offices.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Golden, Fernie, Invermere, West Kootenay, Nelson, Revelstoke, Small Business, Technology

Eight Kootenay co-working spaces (and one on the horizon) offer community and creative collaboration

They’re a growing trend across the Kootenays—check out this list of the region’s co-working spaces.

by Julie Matchett
Downtown Fernie with mountains in the background.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail

Shop Local in Fernie

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that you can support in Fernie

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