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Environment

Initiatives to strengthen Kootenay ecosystems

Columbia Basin Trust backs four comprehensive projects for environmental health

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Environment, Technology

Study discovers viability of battery hub in B.C.‘s Southern Interior

Canada's EV mandate sparks increased demand for battery recycling in business-friendly region.

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Small Business

How to write a cold email that actually works in 6 steps

Writing effective cold emails that get a response is possible by following some easy-to-do steps

by Kerry Shellborn
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Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

First bilingual youth Science & Tech Program launched in Kootenays by KAST

Celebrating Kootenay biodiversity, the GLOWS program is part of Science Literary Week 2020

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Seeking entrepreneurs

Do you know a successful business entrepreneur? We are always looking for innovative and noteworthy people to feature.

Vendors at Revelstoke Food Initiative Market.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Entertainment and Hospitality, Environment, Tourism

A love for local: Farmers market season across the Kootenays brings communities together

Local farmers markets help to increase food security and create sustainable communities—check out our list of markets across the Kootenays.

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East Kootenay, Cranbrook

Spirit of the Rockies Festival

With food, sports and entertainment galore, the Spirit of the Rockies festival is returning to Cranbrook.

Aerial view of Castlegar in autumn.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Castlegar

Castlegar’s Economic Development Strategy requires feedback from residents

A community survey is being conducted to help develop a vision of Castlegar’s future

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Money Talk, Financial

Value your employees

Results from the Business Outlook Survey for British Columbia

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The owners of Ashman's Smash Burgers & Fries
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Small Business

Ashman’s Smash Burgers & Fries: From a mobile marvel to a brick-and-mortar gem

Aron Ashman and Mandy Mullen share secrets to their sizzling business success in Nelson.

by Danielle Brost
Fruitvale City Council
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Environment

10 West Kootenay governments have voted for 100% renewable energy by 2050

The 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign for clean energy, led by the West Kootenay EcoSociety, continues to grow, adding No. 10: Fruitvale

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