Castlegar

Whimsical public art and lovely green space welcome visitors to Castlegar City Hall.

Whimsical public art and lovely green space welcome visitors to Castlegar City Hall. — Marie Milner photo

Castlegar is attractively situated on the banks of the Columbia River.

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Owner of Love and Lemons standing in a garden
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

When life gave her lemons, this entrepreneur built two successful Castlegar companies

Marie-Pier Dionne arrived in B.C. with a backpack, $100 and a dream—now she owns a bilingual daycare and aromatherapy line in Castlegar.

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Derrek Kittson stands in front of his business, Central City Shoes.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Castlegar Chamber President Derrek Kittson

Derrek Kittson, President of the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce, is excited about a new Chamber building and upgraded infrastructure on Columbia Avenue

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Mario DiBella has light white hair and wears a grey shirt.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Technology

Kootenay entrepreneur’s specialization led to Martech’s business growth and spin-off companies

Mario Dibella, owner and president of the Martech Group of Companies in Castlegar, B.C., discusses how his company has maintained unprecedented endurance

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Close-up of Vanessa Terwoort.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Rossland, Environment, Mining, Technology

Vanessa Terwoort describes her rewarding career in industry and encourages others to follow suit

Women can have fulfilling careers in industry, according to Vanessa Terwoort, Director, Environment, Mercer Celgar

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Tammy Verigin-Burk is white with long black hair and wears a black shirt and silver necklace.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Castlegar Chamber executive director Tammy Verigin-Burk

Tammy Verigin-Burk, Castlegar Chamber executive director, highlights some accomplishments of 2020 and challenges moving into 2021

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New warehouse being built.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Developments

7 of Castlegar’s continuing developments, including two courier centres and Millennium Park upgrades

Castlegar is focused on attracting new investment and supporting and growing existing businesses

by Julie Matchett
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

by Julie Matchett
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