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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A man and two women at a round table on a patio, with mountains in the far distance
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Real Estate

Parastone’s Montane community: Come on in

Fernie’s Montane subdivision embodies the dream of Simon Howse and Jason Smith, founders and owners of Parastone Developments Ltd.

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An artist’s depiction of what the new affordable housing apartment building will look like in Cranbrook.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Developments

These 5 Kootenay cities are getting more affordable

Mark Brunton, Columbia Basin Trust senior manager, highlights the benefits of the Trust’s contributions to affordable B.C. housing

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Sign in window advertising the opening of Sushi Wood restaurant.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Fernie, West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality

Sushi Wood now open in Nelson

The new restaurant is located at 702 Vernon Street, next to the Kootenay Co-op building

Julie MacPhee, Controller, at the Jack Carter Elk Valley dealership.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Retail, Transportation

Calgary’s Jack Carter buys GM dealership in Fernie

One of Calgary’s oldest and biggest General Motors dealerships, Jack Carter GM, has recently purchased Denham GM in Fernie

Brad Parsell, executive director of the Fernie Chamber of Commerce, at his desk
East Kootenay, Fernie

Fernie chamber’s new exec

Oz transplant Brad Parsell takes on a big job in Fernie.

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Jillian Rutherford and Andrew Hayden, owners of Fernie Distillers, have released their first seasonal gin in Fernie, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Fernie Distillers has launched its first seasonal spirit

Fernie’s only small-batch distillery has released a limited release product that reduces local bear attractants and supports wildlife initiatives.

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Brad Parsell, Executive Director at the Fernie Chamber of Commerce.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Tourism

“Staffing for Businesses” session designed to address employment challenges in Fernie

Staffing for businesses is a challenge in the Fernie area due to the seasonal nature of the tourism economy and a small labor market.

Coraley Letcher and Dave Thomson, owners of 5 Gen Construction in Fernie, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Small Business

5 Gen Construction helps to build community

Since its conception in 2017, the family-run company has positively grown its brand and its community.

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