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Danielle Cameron is a writer and web editor for several publications. She has a weekly column with Kootenay Business called Biz Edge, where she profiles innovative companies in the East and West Kootenays. Danielle has a bachelor of arts degree in psychology and English and is a Certified Herbal Practitioner. In addition to being an avid animal lover, she pursues interests including developing herbal formulae, fiction writing and spending quality time in the forests of B.C. She continually seeks to evolve both as a writer and as an herbal practitioner.

Most recent articles by Danielle Cameron

Castlegar airport
Transportation Fly for business and pleasure: A list of top airports in the Kootenays

Find out more about these Kootenay airports and the airlines they host.

portrait of the new manager, Laura Eadie
East Kootenay, Fernie Fernie marketing agency appoints new manager

Fernie-based marketing agency, birr, has appointed Laura Eadie as account manager.

Photo courtesy Roxul
West Kootenay, Grand Forks Top employers in the Boundary region

Find out which companies have brought the most jobs to the Boundary region.

Young lady holding up a snowboard at Panorama
East Kootenay, Invermere Top employers in the Columbia Valley

Find out which companies have brought the most jobs to this Kootenay region

Jacey Paton in a field, smiling with her camera
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Jacey Paton

Jacey Paton is a gifted photographer and a devoted volunteer in her community.

Joanna Sleik playing with Buddy, her adorable golden doodle dog
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Animal Care, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Joanna Sleik

This skilled physiotherapist provides canine therapy through her Kimberley company.

Holly Smee
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Health & Wellness, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Holly Smee

Holly Smee uses her natural empathy and compassion to assist her clients at Hollytree Wellness.

Chantel Delaney portrait shot
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Chantel Delaney

This talented Kootenay businesswoman has a number of exciting projects on the go.

Danielle Labelle helping a young girl learn to dance
West Kootenay, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Danielle Labelle

This dedicated dance instructor helps her students reach their full potential.

Nicole Cherlet
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Nicole Cherlet

Cherlet has a shining reputation in Revelstoke for her business, Big Mountain Kitchen & Linen.

Sara Sansom doing a lady's hair
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Sara Sansom

This owner of Feather & Stone Day Spa and Birch & Lace Hair Salon is also on the board of directors for the Revelstoke chamber.

Tanya Finley at her bar and grill
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Tanya Finley

This young entrepreneur runs Finley’s Bar and Grill and Sage Tapas & Wine Bar in Nelson, B.C.

Alissa Bryden at her desk
West Kootenay, Rossland, Financial, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Alissa Bryden

Alissa Bryden takes the stress out of virtual accounting via her business in Rossland, B.C.

Derek Curlew sitting on a sofa with his wife and their new baby
West Kootenay, Trail Curlew’s Refrigeration has made its mark in the Kootenays

Derek Curlew answers some questions about his business and his life in Trail, B.C.

Four staff members of All Elements, including the owners Jaylene Holder and Kyle McKay
East Kootenay, Creston, Small Business All Elements Industries is at home in the Creston Valley

Entrepreneurs Kyle McKay and Jaylene Holder have found their niche in the Kootenays.

Cory Muir took his lifelong fondness for animals and turned it into a successful business.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Animal Care, Small Business Cory’s Dog Grooming & Spa is here for your four-legged family members

Cory Muir took his lifelong fondness for animals and turned it into a successful business.

The photo shows the large hot pool at Ainsworth Hot Springs.
West Kootenay, Ainsworth Hot Springs, First Nations , Health & Wellness Ainsworth Hot Springs: A place of history and healing

Soak in the relaxing pools, and learn about Ainsworth Hot Springs and its role in First Nations history.

Mark Baron is the owner of Integrated Apparel in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Retail, Small Business Quality creations

Mark Baron offers customized products and exceptional service at Integrated Apparel in Revelstoke, B.C.

Jen Comer has business savvy that has served Creston well.
East Kootenay, Creston Jen Comer is fostering community spirit

Jen Comer has taken her business knowledge and used it to make the Creston Valley Farmers’ Market thrive.

Craig Swendson, owner/operator of Torchlight Brewing Co. in Nelson, BC
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Craig Swendson: Brewing in the Kootenays

Craig Swendson is the proud owner and operator of Torchlight Brewing Co., one of Nelson’s most flourishing businesses.

Allissa Keane, R.Ac, owner of Fruition Wellness.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Health & Wellness, 40 Under 40 Allissa Keane: Bringing wellness to the Kootenays

Allissa Keane followed her passion, and found her calling, when she started Fruition Wellness, with clinics in Cranbrook and Kimberley.

Aidan McLaren-Caux, Proprietor of AMC Naturals in Nakusp
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Aidan McLaren-Caux: Getting back to nature

Aidan McLaren-Caux was inspired to build a multi-faceted business after the birth of his beautiful twin daughters.

Mackenzie Hope, manager of Hall Printing in Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, 40 Under 40 Mackenzie Hope: A mind for marketing

Mackenzie Hope manages Hall Printing in Nelson, using his considerable education, talents and experiences to enhance his success.

Alicia Gray, owner of Bombshack in Rossland, B.C.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Retail, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Alicia Gray: Finding the perfect balance

Alicia Gray decided to follow her heart—and so Bombshack in Rossland, B.C., was born.

Clint Eaton, owner/operator of Cranbrook Flooring Ltd. with his parents, Harold and Peggy Eaton.
Marie Milner photo
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, 40 Under 40 Clint Eaton: Keeping it in the family

Raised with the spirit of entrepreneurship, Clint Eaton has lived up to his parents’ legacy by taking the family business to new levels.

Rob Porter, of Just Liquid Sports in Cranbrook
Marie Milner photo
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Invermere, Small Business, 40 Under 40 Rob Porter is bringing outdoor recreationists together

The Kootenay waterways have inspired a booming business, owned by an avid outdoor recreation lover, Rob Porter.

Cayle Pasiechnyk has created a legacy with his Sparwood business.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, 40 Under 40 Cayle Pasiechnyk: Building a business from the ground up

Cayle Pasiechnyk started his landscaping work when he was young, and used his impressive skill set to build Elk Valley Greenhouse & Landscaping in Sparwood.

Slocan campground
West Kootenay, Slocan, Environment, Tourism The Village of Slocan is on the cusp of an eco-tourism boom

Once focused on forestry, Slocan is now evolving into an eco-tourism hot spot.

Roger and Wabie Quayle make a great team.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine Starbird Bakehouse is a sweet addition to Nelson, B.C.

If you have a hankering for something decadent, keep this popular Nelson bakery in mind.

Fairmont Ski Hill is a popular staycation location for Kootenay residents.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Tourism What’s the best Kootenay winter getaway or activity?

Influential locals talk about their favourite things to do during winter in the Kootenays

Golovach is proud to take his family out on the alpine terrain. From left to right: Hunter, Bryce, Kristina and Tia.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Tourism Explore Revelstoke’s alpine terrain

Gregory Golovach helps guests enjoy the mountain lifestyle with his Revelstoke business, Alpine Adventure Guide.

Heather Lewis has had great success with Fernie Athletic Therapy, and the business continues to grow.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Health & Wellness Getting clients back on their feet

Heather Lewis helps people recover from injuries with her business, Fernie Athletic Therapy.

The Zellstoff Celgar pulp mill in Castlegar, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry Predictions for the pulp industry

Experts agree that there is likely to be a shift in pulp prices due to capacity exceeding demand.

Leigh Watwood, owner of Mountain Beauty by Leigh
West Kootenay, Golden, Health & Wellness, Small Business Mountain Beauty is here to stay

This entrepreneur will bring out your inner beauty from her studio in Golden, B.C.

Julie Bellm is the proud owner of For Your Eyes Only.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business Open your eyes to a brand new look

Julie Bellm started her eyelash extension business and brought some more beauty to Kimberley, B.C.

Sparwood's Next Level Fitness, gym
Sparwood, Health & Wellness Taking Sparwood to the next level

Next Level Fitness is Sparwood's newest gym, and owner Katie Jackson couldn't be happier.

Kootenay Horse & Carriage in Kaslo, BC
Kaslo, Small Business, Tourism Tour the Kootenays in style

Crystal Langford is the proud owner of Kootenay Horse & Carriage, and she takes guests through the most beautiful parts of the region with her four-legged Hero.

Students at College of the Rockies
Cranbrook, Education, Technology Building on a strong foundation

Funding from the provincial government will improve the educational experience of COTR students.

FR Rentals in Sparwood has received an award for its contribution to the mining industry.
Sparwood, Mining An award-worthy business in Sparwood

FR Rentals in Sparwood has received an award for its contribution to the mining industry.

Martina Danzer with members of her healing herd.
Kimberley, Health & Wellness, Small Business Making magic

Martina Danzer encourages people to step off the beaten track and connect with horses on a deeply personal and spiritual level.

Greg and Meredith Chatelain are excited to pursue their Kootenay business.
Small Business, Tourism Loving it in the Kootenays

These entrepreneurs have started their venture in one of B.C.'s most beautiful locations.

Kathy and Dave Sutherland, owners of Dave's Hot Pepper Jelly in Invermere.
Photo courtesy Dave's Hot Pepper Jelly
Invermere, Cuisine Spicing up the Kootenays

Dave's Hot Pepper Jelly is a welcome addition to Invermere's culinary scene.

Kelly Smith, Cummins Western Canada's new branch manager.
Sparwood Attracted to the Kootenay lifestyle

Meet Kelly Smith, the new branch manager at Cummins Western Canada in Sparwood.

Kicking Horse resort
Top winter resorts in the Kootenays

These popular Kootenay resorts provide some of the best winter recreation opportunities.

Brisco Manufacturing
Cranbrook, Sparwood, Golden, Nelson, Salmo Top manufacturing companies in the Kootenays

These Kootenay businesses represent the peak of excellence in the manufacturing industry.

Handsels gift store in Nelson, B.C.
Nelson, Retail, Small Business Taking a hands-on approach

Handsels gift store is an eclectic shop with gifts and practical items to fit every lifestyle.

Laura Young, herbalist and wild craft artisan shop owner
Cranbrook, Agriculture, Cuisine, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business Healing with heart

Nanny's Cupboard and Teahouse brings wild-crafted, organic, locally made herbal and artisan products to the Cranbrook community.

West Kootenay Tours provides everything from animal therapy to agriculture
Something for everyone

West Kootenay Tours provides everything from animal therapy to agriculture.

Developments Affordable housing is on its way

East Kootenay seniors can look forward to more budget-friendly housing in the near future.

Cranbrook BC clothing shop
Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business Revive your look

Revive Boutique is a welcome addition to Cranbrook, providing cutting-edge styles that appeal to a range of customers.