Revelstoke's bear statue creates people to the downtown.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke

Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce awards are truly unique for 2019

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce handed out 13 awards at its annual Business Excellence Awards ceremony.

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Four staff of Alopex Couriers stand in front of one of their fleet vehicles, a black car with the company's name in white letters on the side of the car.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Foxy Alopex Couriers trotting into the Kootenays

Expect swift service from Alopex Couriers, named after the Arctic fox and expanding with more trucks in the Kootenays and a new warehouse in Castlegar

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Amy Keonen sitting outside at table.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Community connection for women in Castlegar

Her HQ is a unique women-centred co-working and personal growth space in downtown Castlegar

by Julie Matchett
Company booth at a trade show.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Trail, Technology

Metal Tech Alley company scores $1.5 million in funding to kickstart product expansion

Fenix Advanced Materials, part of Trail's Metal Tech Alley, specializes in the manufacture of ultra-high purity metals

by Julie Matchett
Signpost with 'work, 'life' and 'balance' pointers.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Working hours: How does Canada compare?

We don't have it too bad - a look into the work-life balance around the world

by Julie Matchett
2019 Influential Women in Business Awards
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Influential Women in Business

2019 Influential Women in Business Awards

Three accomplished women in the West and three in the East will be recognized as the most Influential Women in Business for 2019.

CFO Krystle Seed, CEO and president Ken Kalesnikoff, and COO Chris Kalesnikoff visit Kallesoe Machinery in Denmark to see their new state-of-the-art glulam line in action.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Environment, Forestry

Kudos to the Kalesnikoff Lumber Company

The fourth generation keeps Kalesnikoff Lumber Company a proud and successful enterprise with its forward-thinking approach to forestry

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East Kootenay

Public open houses on Koocanusa Recreation use

The public will have a chance to discuss recreation management in the Koocanusa area at four open houses this November in the communities of Baynes Lake, Jaffray, Grasmere and Elko.

Career BUZZ logo
Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 6

Kootenay Business is pleased to present a snapshot of the top jobs available in the region.

Do you know a successful entrepreneur under 40?

2019 40-under-40 awards. We are looking for young business owners in the Kootenays who deserve some recognition.

Trey, Gentry, Jacquelyn, Noah and Padn Konkin sit on a couch in a wooden home.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

This reliable contractor has an award-winning reputation in Castlegar

Gentry Konkin, owner of PNT Contracting in Castlegar, B.C., runs an award-winning business with his family

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Cam Whitehead speaks next to a projected image.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Small Business, Technology

How the Kootenay tech community is thriving (and how you can too)

Cam Whitehead, executive director for KAST in Nelson, B.C., explains how Kootenay businesses can harness tech with simple steps

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Kootenay Business magazine cover
Kootenay Business magazine September October 2019

In this issue, we present our 2019 Best of Business Awards, honouring outstanding businesses in the East and West Kootenay in a variety of categories. As well, peruse our Top 50 companies by revenue. Other stories put the focus on Cranbrook, Golden and Trail, with our cover story looking at an exciting expansion at Caliper Machine & Hydraulics in Cranbrook. And we have a story on the welcome news that Cranbrook has a new hockey team, the Cranbrook Bucks.

Happy Gut water kefir is a live probiotic sparkling beverage.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Health & Wellness, Small Business

Happy Gut on Dragons’ Den

Leeza Zurwick, owner of Happy Gut in Castlegar, B.C., will be on CBC’s Dragons’ Den on November 21, 2019

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Brydon Roe, Anne Murphy and Graham Harper are holding a black shade with an image of a dragon on it on Dragons’ Den on October 17.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Kootenay company sails to victory on Dragons’ Den

Shade Sails Canada is making waves and lots of shade sails in Revelstoke

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