B.C. opposition leader Andrew Wilkinson shared his views on the upcoming referendum on electoral reform at the Cranbrook chamber luncheon at the Heritage Inn on September 19.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook

The way we vote: Should things change or stay the same in B.C.?

Andrew Wilkinson, B.C. opposition leader, spoke about the province’s upcoming referendum on electoral reform at the Cranbrook chamber luncheon

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 21 issue

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

East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Kootenay Business magazine’s Amie Lubbers needs “Get of jail” card

Amie Lubbers has been arrested for Cops for Kids for being too sexy for her shoes

Michelle Forbes, author of Viking Lullaby, reads her book to her son, Jack.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Small Business

A Viking lullaby

Michelle Forbes, a Kimberley, B.C., business owner, event organizer and now author, has written a children’s book called Viking Lullaby

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: ‘Best of’ Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 14 issue

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

Picture of sculptor Paul Reimer.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality New Paul Reimer metal and rock sculpture slated for Idlewild Park

The new hand-forged iron sculpture will be inspired by Joseph Creek flowing through the City of Cranbrook

(L to R) Randy Richmond and Ted Hall, owners of Spearhead Inc.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Trail, Kootenay Influencers

Nelson influencers, 2018

Check here for an evolving list of the visionaries, innovators and implementers in Nelson’s business community.

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Sean Campbell, the general manager of Community Futures East Kootenay, stands outside the CFEK office at 131 - 7th Avenue South, Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Financial, Small Business

CFEK celebrates 30 years

At the grand age of 30, Community Futures East Kootenay is an established resource for East Kootenay entrepreneurs.

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John Harding stands on one of his ferries
West Kootenay, Nakusp, Small Business, Transportation

Waterbridge Steel in Nakusp, B.C., is ferrying change over West Kootenay waters

John Harding, president and owner of Waterbridge Steel Inc. in Nakusp, B.C., is overseeing construction for four ferries to service B.C. waterways

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Syringa Creek Wildfire on September 7, 2018.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Forestry

After the smoke

Here in the Kootenays, we were all affected by this year’s wildfire season in some way

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Bridge installation steps done by Galena Contractors on the Columbia West Bridge.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Golden, Nakusp, Revelstoke, Trail, 50 companies

2018 top companies profiled

These are three businesses that made our top 50 list in 2018.

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The Re/Max All Pro Realty team in Greater Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Real Estate

This Re/Max team brings the house down in Greater Trail

The 11-member Re/Max realty team in Greater Trail has over 150 years of industry experience.

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Hand Avenue, one of the many streets of West Fernie that was included in the RDEK’s servicing efforts.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments

Fernie’s west-side story

The Regional District of East Kootenay has completed its servicing upgrades in West Fernie, a project that has been in the making for four years.

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Cobham Avenue construction in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments

Construction in Cranbrook: an update

The City of Cranbrook is hard at work making improvements to city roads and structures.

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Owner of Kays Contracting, Matt Hanlon, poses with one of his contracting machines.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Small Business

Kays Contracting in Nelson will get the job done

Kay Contracting in Nelson provides its customers with top-notch experiences (and results).

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Kootenay Careers, East Kootenay, West Kootenay

Career BUZZ: Top Jobs in the Kootenays - September 7 issue

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

John Jarman (L), operations manager at Canadian Timberframes Ltd., with two crew members
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Golden

Jarman joins CTF

John Jarman brings extensive international expertise to his new position as the operations manager at Canadian Timberframes Ltd.

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This retrofitted Canadian Linen van is home to Columbia River Catering Co.
West Kootenay, Golden, Cuisine, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

Columbia River Catering Co.: A kind of love story

This is about Dan Bracko’s long-standing passion to create wonderful, beautiful, memorable food—and there’s a love story here, too.

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Michelle Kleindienst is the senior account manager for the Business Development Bank of Canada, Kootenay region. She is based in Cranbrook, B.C.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Small Business

Small Business Week 2018

The theme of Small Business Week 2018, sponsored by the Business Development Bank of Canada, is Digitize Now: Transform Your Business.

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