Trail: Who’s who in business

Information for business in Trail, B.C., including contacts, award winners and listings.

Trail, B.C., at night along the banks of the Columbia River.

Trail, B.C., is situated on the banks of the mighty Columbia River. — Jason de Frias photo

Community Pulse Population7,575 Number of businesses500 Supporting industriesMining (smelting and refining), recreation, services, tourism

Situated on the banks of the Columbia River, Trail, B.C., is a busy community that offers a great lifestyle. Teck’s Trail Operations in the area consist of one of the world’s largest zinc and lead smelting and refining complexes of its kind. The Waneta Dam and Waneta Dam expansion are also nearby.


Trail Chamber of Commerce

Everything you need to know about the Trail & District Chamber of Commerce on one handy page.

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City of Trail

Current Council

  • Mike Martin, Mayor
  • Robert Cacchioni
  • Carol Dobie
  • Eleanor Gattafoni Robinson
  • Lisa Pasin
  • Kevin Jolly
  • Sandy Santori

Economic development contact

On a pretty summer day, Trail mayor Mike Martin and local stakeholders posed around a mound of soil to mark the groundbreaking for the Trail skate park.
One-on-one with the Mayor

As the municipal election approaches, Trail’s mayor reviews the body of work accomplished in the city in the past four years.

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Trail branding and tourism

Mike Martin, mayor of Trail, B.C., admires the architectural design of the Riverfront Centre, which is scheduled for completion by year's end.
Trail, B.C., booms

Trail’s mayor, Mike Martin, described the projects that are underway and the energy and attitude that are widely evident in his city.

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Do you own a business in Trail? We'd like to hear more about you. Please contact us if you're a successful long-time business owner in the area, or if you think you would qualify as a top employer in the Kootenays.

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