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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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The Selkirk College Health Care Assistant Program trains people for a solid career in the health care profession that appeals to many eager to make a difference in senior's care.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Education, Health & Wellness

Selkirk College training in-demand health care professionals

Frontline health care workers are in high demand in our region and Selkirk College’s Health Care Assistant (HCA) Program is training to fill that gap.

Students at Castlegar’s Stanley Humphries Secondary School participate in JA British Columbia’s Be Entrepreneurial program.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Small Business

Mentors inspire youth to be entrepreneurial

Business professionals give back to their community by investing their time in young learners.

Myles Peterson, first place winner in the Junior Division at the recent Junior Dragon Den West Kootenay Championships.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Education, Financial, Small Business

Junior Dragon Den West Kootenay champions announced

The Junior Dragon Den Provincial Championships will be held on May 5th at the Charles Bailey Theatre in Trail.

Group photo of ground-breaking ceremony.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Developments, Education, Tourism, Transportation

The Cranbrook History Centre announces 1st phase of a 4-million-dollar heritage railcar preservation

The Heritage Railcar Preservation building will ultimately provide a complete building to enclose and preserve the Museum’s collection of heritage railcars.

One of the courses features chainsaw Vancouver Island artist Kevin Lewis who will spend three days teaching skills on the Tenth Street Campus.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality

Selkirk College introduces Nelson Summer Arts Series

There are 13 courses included in the Nelson Summer Art Series that span a range of disciplines which are taught by working artists from around the province.

Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston, announces the extension of the Export Navigator Pilot Project. Also pictured, Andrea Wilkey, Executive Director, Community Futures Central Kootenay, Liz Cohoe, owner, Lillie and Cohoe, and Michael Hoher, Export Navigator advisor.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Export Navigator pilot extended to support rural exporters

The Export Navigator pilot helps B.C. businesses in six B.C. regions become export ready, by providing access to community-based export advisors.

Brian Malito (centre) is a Grade 12 student from J L Crowe Secondary School in Trail. He’s competed in four RoboGames including the first one held in Nelson in 2010.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Education, Technology

Selkirk College RoboGames drives youth enthusiasm for technology

When the doors open on RoboGames 2018, youth from around the region will be ready to throw their robot in the ring after weeks of building and training.

College of the Rockies Welding students have the opportunity to perfect their skills with a welding simulator purchased thanks to funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Financial

College of the Rockies receives funds for trades from province

College of the Rockies received more than $310,000 from the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to go toward replacing aging trades equipment.

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