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Recent Education articles

Haul Truck and Digger at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.
East Kootenay, Elkford, Sparwood, Education, Energy, Mining

The Elkview Coal Mine celebrates a milestone

This year marks the 50th anniversary of surface mining at Elkview mine near Sparwood, B.C.

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Selkirk College alumnus Alexandre Landry
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Technology

Selkirk College GIS Alumnus soars in new career

A geospatial analyst for Nelson’s Harrier Aerial Surveys, Landry is part of a team that provides high-precision surveying

Mark Laver is the economic development manager in Castlegar, B.C.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Technology

Castlegar steps into the future

In Castlegar, the seeds of economic development, career inspiration and opportunity are planted early and deep.

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Meghan Stewart (right) with her daughter Ruby and life-long friend Amy Stewart at the annual Bursary Tea.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Financial

Selkirk College bursaries provide optimism in the face of challenge

Each academic year, Selkirk College awards almost $200,000 in bursaries to students who face financial challenges

Members of the Selkirk College facilities team—(L-R) Mike Geisler, Melanie Perepolkin, Ron Zaitsoff and Pauline de Grandpre—check out the new Chevrolet Bolt which has been added to the college fleet.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Technology, Transportation

Selkirk College ushers in electric vehicle age

The new Chevrolet Bolt is 100 per cent electric and the estimated cost for operating the vehicle annually is less than $500.

Group of students looking at display of Mobile Terrestrial LiDAR unit.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Technology

Selkirk College provides closer look at LiDAR Data Collection Tools

Selkirk College hosted a demonstration day that put focus on the latest tools used for geospatial data collection.

MP Wayne Stetski in his Cranbrook Office.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Environment, Small Business, Tourism

MP Wayne Stetski looks behind and ahead

After serving as Cranbrook’s Mayor from 2011 to 2014, MP Wayne Stetski continues to serve the Kootenays on a grander, federal scale in 2019.

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The Career Internship Program provides wage funding for employers to hire college and university graduates in permanent, career-focused positions.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Retail, Small Business

Get up to $25,000 to hire an intern

Columbia Basin Trust program helps businesses create and retain jobs

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