Sparwood

Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community.

Sparwood, B.C., has a memorial to the miners who founded the community. — Dan Williams photo

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Sparwood: Who’s who in Business

Sparwood prides itself on being a working community that values its families and enjoys its natural resources.

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Sparwood Chamber of Commerce

Everything you need to know about the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.

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Titan mining machine in Sparwood, B.C.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Mining

Teck announces new Sparwood office

Teck is pleased to announce the development of a new centralized office building in Sparwood, B.C.

Beverley MacNaughton loves her job as executive director of the Sparwood & District Chamber of Commerce.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Small Business

Sparwood chamber strategizes

Bev MacNaughton, executive director of the Sparwood & District Chamber of Commerce, is eager to apply what she learned at the annual BCCEC.

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Flags fly over the Sparwood municipal building that is home to the District of Sparwood's administrative team
East Kootenay, Sparwood

Sparwood mayor’s perspective, 2018

Cal McDougall served Sparwood through smooth and rough times, and the improved economy is allowing him to leave City Hall with an easy heart.

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L-R: Megan Lohmann, Community Energy Association; Rob Gay, Chair, Regional District of East Kootenay; Kaylyn Gervais Manager, Community Relationships East, Columbia Basin Trust; Lois Halko, Councillor District of Sparwood; Larry Davey, Vice President, Planning & Development, Teck; Diane Tammen, Community Relations Manager East Kootenay, BC Hydro.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Sparwood, Technology, Transportation

Sparwood charging station completes Highway 3 Accelerate Kootenays network

The Sparwood DC Fast Charging stations completes the planned installation of fast charging stations across the Highway 3 corridor in the Kootenays.

WestJet Link aircraft at Canadian Rockies International Airport on June 20, 2018.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Creston, Fernie, Invermere, Sparwood, Small Business, Tourism, Transportation

WestJet touchdown in Cranbrook

WestJet Link is a new, three-times-a-weekday travel option at the Canadian Rockies International Airport.

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New high visibility signage greets Komatsu customers in Sparwood.
East Kootenay, Sparwood, Developments, Mining

A peek inside Komatsu’s new Sparwood facility

Komatsu in Sparwood has successfully merged four separate operations and buildings into one newly updated, modern facility.

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John Pumphrey is COO with North Coal Limited, an emerging metallurgical coal mining company situated in British Columbia's Elk Valley.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Mining

New name, new beginning

Formerly known as CanAus Coal Limited, the company rebranded itself as North Coal Limited in late November 2017.

by Gerry Warner
Aerial view of Bingay Hill.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Mining

Centremount Coal calls for public comment on proposed new mine in Elk Valley

Bingay Coal licences cover 1,157 hectares near the confluence of the Bingay Creek and Elk River.

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