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Junior Achievement British Columbia needs qualified businessmen and businesswomen to help educate children about communication, collaboration and leadership in the business world.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Small Business

Shaping the next generation of Kootenay entrepreneurs

Alanna Tynan, program co-ordinator for Junior Achievement British Columbia’s Columbia Basin South, is looking for business volunteers to educate children

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Mackenzie Adams-Sedrovic from Sparwood.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Neil Muth Scholarship recipients announced

Four students receive $3,000 to pursue educational dreams

College of the Rockies’ new trades building will be named Patterson Hall, in honour of James Patterson, whose vision for trades training and post-secondary education in the East Kootenays led to the opening of College of the Rockies more than 40 years ago.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education

College of the Rockies honours founder

Patterson Hall will house the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) and Electrical programs and provide work space.

(l-r) College of the Rockies’ Board of Governors Chair, Jesse Nicholas, Lieutenant Governor’s Medal recipient, Skyla Gronen, and Governor General’s Bronze Medal and President’s Award of Excellence recipient, Bradley Schmidt joined College President and CEO David Walls at the June 8 Convocation ceremony.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

College of the Rockies celebrates annual Convocation

One hundred fifty-two graduates were able to attend the June 8th ceremony.

Chris Holt of Lakewood Landscaping
Kootenay Homes, West Kootenay, Nelson, Agriculture, Education, Environment

Xeriscaping: You, me and the blue, part two

Xeriscapic landscaping uses plants that thrive in our natural environment. Here are seven tips for creating a low-maintenance yard.

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College of the Rockies’ educational partners from Tanzania visited the city recently.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Invermere, Education

News and Notes: College of the Rockies

Educational partners visit from Tanzania, and a new course offering at both the Invermere and Fernie campuses.

Youth gather for the opening ice breakers at the Basin Youth Network Leadership Summit.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Basin youth inspired and equipped to make a difference

100 youth attended the recent Basin Youth Network 2018 Leadership Summit in Kimberley.

Melanie Mark, minister of advanced education, skills and training, listens to children enrolled in the Early Childhood Education Program at College of the Rockies on May 25, 2018.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

New funding for education benefits the newest generation

New provincial funding allows College of the Rockies to double the size of its Early Childhood Education Program.

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Graphic for Historical Federation Conference.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

History conference at Nakusp features speakers

The annual 3-day B.C. Historical Federation Conference takes place this year May 24 - 26 at Nakusp.

The new trades building at College of the Rockies will be open for classes in August 2018
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education

New trades building at COTR

By September, the new trades facility at College of the Rockies will be hopping with student activity.

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