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Mortensen with shovel in hand, standing in forest.
Education, Environment, First Nations , Mining

Gold miner Mitch Mortensen is the perfect advocate for placer mining in B.C.

Placer mining in B.C. has no better advocate than gold miner Mitch Mortensen of Snowshoe Mountain Resources Corp.

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Audrey taking two students mountain biking on the forest trails
East Kootenay, Golden, Education, Small Business, Tourism

Forging a sisterhood on mountain bikes in the Kootenays

The owner of Shred Sisters came all the way across Canada to teach mountain biking to like-minded women.

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Two kids wearing bright blue t-shirts with Live-It logo.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education

Why one Kootenay tech company is opening up in the face of Omicron

As families and teachers struggle with school closures during the fifth wave, a local online education company is helping out by offering open access to program

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Jody McInnes has a reddish brown beard and wears a grey jacket.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Small Business

Jody McInnes, multi-business owner, entrepreneurial master strategist and calculated card player

Jody McInnes, President of Stillwater Consulting in Cranbrook, B.C., has formed several businesses based on changing lives in a positive way

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Elena Sterritt sits at a desk in front of several monitors showing off a presentation.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Education, Small Business

Gen Z gets a boost thanks to the NexGen Business Training program

Stillwater Consulting is now offering NexGen Business Training, a virtual program that helps youth across B.C. develop and launch a business idea

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Dave MacLeod, CEO of ThoughtExchange
West Kootenay, Rossland, Education, Technology

A world-class, Kootenay-based company: ThoughtExchange’s beginnings and phenomenal growth

With CEO Dave MacLeod at the helm, ThoughtExchange in Rossland, B.C., has seen 1,000 per cent year-over-year use of the tech platform

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Dave MacLeod, CEO of ThoughtExchange
West Kootenay, Rossland, Education, Technology

Dave MacLeod, CEO of ThoughtExchange, has amassed collective intelligence to write a leadership book

A new book by CEO of ThoughtExchange Dave MacLeod, Scaling Conversations: How Leaders Access the Full Potential of People, is a goldmine of insights

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Kendra Johnston is the president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration.
Education, Environment, Mining, Technology

The Association of Mineral Exploration leads through change

Kendra Johnston, CEO of AME, likens the Canadian mining and energy conferences to family reunions because of the meaningful relationships developed during camp

by Timothy Fowler
Deborah Achleitner (L) and Sarah Albertson (R), co-owners of the Nelson Stitch Lab, standing in store.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business

These artists are woven into the fabric of Nelson, thanks to the Nelson Stitch Lab

Nelson, B.C., is overflowing with sewists, thanks to the enthusiastic owners/teachers of the Nelson Stitch Lab

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Group shot of employees at Tratech Mechanical Ltd. in Creston
East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Education, Small Business

Creston business builds a solid foundation to stand on

Unprecedented growth is forcing businesses to rework their business models

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