Fernie

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

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

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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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Fernie Chamber of Commerce

The Fernie Chamber of Commerce enhances the community's economic future.

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The Chopstick Truck, Vietnamese food in Fernie, B.C. and the surrounding Kootenay towns.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Top 10 Business People

Sydney and Taylor Salvador

Sydney and Taylor Salvador are co-owners of The Chopstick Truck in Fernie and deserve a parking spot on our Top 10 list.

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The Career Internship Program provides wage funding for employers to hire college and university graduates in permanent, career-focused positions.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Retail, Small Business

Get up to $25,000 to hire an intern

Columbia Basin Trust program helps businesses create and retain jobs

A beautiful new pergola is part of the new renovations at the College of the Rockies' Fernie campus.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Education

Renovations completed at College of the Rockies’ Fernie campus

Funds from Teck’s $1 million donation used to create student, staff gathering place and improve classrooms

Ange Qualizza, mayor of Fernie
East Kootenay, Fernie

Ange Qualizza talks about priorities

“Economic development is about turning community visions into plans and implementing them to achieve goals.” — Ange Qualizza, mayor of Fernie

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Following a tour of the new dam, RDEK Electoral Area B Director Stan Doehle (right) congratulates project lead Brian De Paoli, RDEK Engineering Technician (left) on the substantial completion of the project.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Tie Lake Dam Project largely complete

Construction started this fall and included raising the height of the dam to allow for more freeboard, installation of seepage control and a new spillway

A picture of a tiny home with cedar siding.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Tourism

Fernie “Tiny Homes” development coming on stream

Hummingbird Micro Homes, also a Fernie-based company, constructed and supplied the units for the development.

Picture of newly-rebranded beer cans.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail

Fernie Brewing Co. Launches Fresh New Look

In this new world of craft beer, where trends change, categories evolve, and beer-styles take off, it was time for a fresh new look

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