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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Cuisine, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Technology

Top 10 stories of 2020 from KootenayBiz

Despite a challenging year, KootenayBiz told many inspiring and informative stories—here are our Top 10 from 2020

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Old Canadian Tire building in Cranbrook
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Real Estate

Kanas Corporation brings new possibilities to Cranbrook’s former Canadian Tire location

The vacant Canadian Tire property in Cranbrook has been purchased by a Calgary-based development company

by Julie Matchett
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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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Technology

What’s new with KAST? Round one winner of the Kootenay Pitch Competition and a tech survey

Nelson-based KAST held round one of its virtual Kootenay Pitch Competition on November 12

by Julie Matchett
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
Kootenay Pitch Competition graphic.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Small Business, Technology

Have a technology-based idea? The Kootenay Pitch Competition is your chance to turn it into reality

Entrepreneurs and startups are invited to pitch their ideas in front of a panel of judges at the first-ever Kootenay Pitch Competition

by Julie Matchett
A large eagle made of steel framework.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments

Fly eagle fly—over Harmony Park in Cranbrook

Ron Demaniuk has steel fabricated a screaming eagle statue in Cranbrook’s Harmony Park

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(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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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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East Kootenay, Developments, Small Business

Columbia Basin Trust outdoor revitalization projects moving forward

This summer, eleven communities will be creating or reinvigorating outdoor public spaces through Columbia Basin Trust

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