Mike Sherwood, owner of Sherwood Shuttle Services, kneeling beside his vehicle.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Sherwood Shuttle Services serves up smiles to those in need

Mike Sherwood provides shuttle service with a smile to low-income residents and seniors in Castlegar

by Julie Matchett
(L to R) Kelley Deon, Tim Brodesser, Ian Comishin, Elie Houde, Jonathan Ladouceur and Jim Ziemlanski are all part of the Twente Additive Manufacturing team in Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Small Business, Technology

3D concrete printing will disrupt the construction industry, says owner of TAM

Ian Comishin, president of Twente Additive Manufacturing in Nelson, B.C., is printing homes for the Kootenays and beyond

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Kirk Ismay, wearing striped blue and white shirt.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology

Secure by Design makes sense of the internet

This award-winning internet service provider keeps the Kootenays connected

by Julie Matchett
Two people shaking hands across a table, laptops are on table as well.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business, Technology

Are you a small business or start-up looking to raise capital? This virtual info-session may help

The B.C. government is hosting a free webinar to answer questions about free trade and the province's Small Business Venture Capital program.

by Julie Matchett
Morgan Turner wears an aqua-coloured shirt with a red baseball cap.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business

Morgan Turner Photography in Cranbrook: Creating images with intent

Morgan Turner, owner of Morgan Turner Photography in Cranbrook, B.C., specializes in commercial and advertising photography

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The Happy Hills Farm booth at a market.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment

Here’s a list of Kootenay farmers markets to help with local food security

Here’s a list of all Kootenay farmers markets to help us increase our local food security

by Virginia Rasch and Julie Matchett
Jun
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West Kootenay, Trail, Technology

Industrial Circular Economy Conference in Trail, BC

Hosted by The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation, the inaugural Industrial Circular Economy (ICE2020) conference is an innovative global business gathering held in Trail, B.C. from June 16 - 18, 2020. 

Students line up—one behind the other— in creative photo.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Rossland, Education

An innovative Rossland learning centre sees huge interest in digital education

With students and teachers poised to return to school, how will the future of education post-pandemic look?

by Julie Matchett
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.

Coraley Letcher and Dave Thomson smile next to each other.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Small Business

How construction companies are continuing amidst COVID

Coraley Letcher, co-owner and manager of 5 Gen Construction in Fernie, B.C., explains how COVID-19 has impacted operations

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The Columbia River runs through Castlegar.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business

Open for business in Castlegar

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Castlegar

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Woman sewing, with CBT logo.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Columbia Basin Trust funding to help alleviate pandemic impact to communities

$11.7 million in new funding is available for businesses and community services affected by the ongoing pandemic

by Julie Matchett
A sandwich on a plate.
East Kootenay, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Open for business in the East Kootenay

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open across the East Kootenay region

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A plate of food with vegetables.
West Kootenay, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business

Open for business in the West Kootenay

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open across the West Kootenay region

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