Eden Yesh
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology

This Invermere, B.C. thought leader’s motto could be “bringing power to the people”

Based in Invermere, B.C., Eden Yesh applies his systems thinking to shift paradigms through community investment cooperatives and his solar businesses

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Heather Street sitting at a desk inside the Chamber office.
West Kootenay, Salmo

One-on-one with Heather Street, manager of the Salmo & District Chamber of Commerce

The Salmo and District Chamber of Commerce welcomes new businesses and remote workers seeking a mountain paradise

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Welcome sign to Kimberley’s Platzl
East Kootenay, Kimberley

Kimberley, B.C.: This is not your grandfather’s branding

How Kimberley, B.C., transitioned from a kitschy Bavarian theme to a modern brand provides a template for communities and businesses alike

by Kerry Shellborn

Seeking entrepreneurs

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

Individuals and businesses alike need to actively work to be more green, and businesses can benefit from promoting their sustainability practices.
Green Scene, Environment

Is your Kootenay business green? Do your potential customers know about your sustainability practice

Are you a green business? KootenayBiz is looking for sustainable business stories.

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Kids crouched on ground examining something with magnifying glass.
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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Two business women at a meeting
Money Talk, Financial

Value your employees

Results from the Business Outlook Survey for British Columbia

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Jody McInnes has a reddish brown beard and wears a grey jacket.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Small Business

Jody McInnes, multi-business owner, entrepreneurial master strategist and calculated card player

Jody McInnes, President of Stillwater Consulting in Cranbrook, B.C., has formed several businesses based on changing lives in a positive way

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Michael Keefer owns three Kootenay companies, one in Rossland and two based in Cranbrook.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, West Kootenay, Rossland, Environment, Real Estate

Michael Keefer: The story of a serial entrepreneur in the Kootenays

Michael Keefer, an exemplary entrepreneur, owns three green businesses in the Kootenays

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