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Kirk Ismay, wearing striped blue and white shirt.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology Secure by Design makes sense of the internet

This award-winning internet service provider keeps the Kootenays connected

by Julie Matchett
(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 This West Kootenay business doesn’t build homes—they print them!

Ian Comishin, president of Twente Additive Manufacturing in Nelson, B.C., is printing homes for the Kootenays and beyond

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Morgan Turner wears an aqua-coloured shirt with a red baseball cap.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business Morgan Turner Photography in Cranbrook: Creating images with intent

Morgan Turner, owner of Morgan Turner Photography in Cranbrook, B.C., specializes in commercial and advertising photography

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Two people shaking hands across a table, laptops are on table as well.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business, Technology Are you a small business or start-up looking to raise capital? This virtual info-session may help

The B.C. government is hosting a free webinar to answer questions about free trade and the province's Small Business Venture Capital program.

by Julie Matchett
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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The Happy Hills Farm booth at a market.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Agriculture, Environment Here’s a list of Kootenay farmers markets to help with local food security

Here’s a list of all Kootenay farmers markets to help us increase our local food security

by Virginia Rasch and Julie Matchett
The Columbia River runs through Castlegar.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Castlegar

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Castlegar

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A sandwich on a plate.
East Kootenay, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in the East Kootenay

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open across the East Kootenay region

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A plate of food with vegetables.
West Kootenay, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in the West Kootenay

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open across the West Kootenay region

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Downtown Creston has lots of shrubbery.
East Kootenay, Creston, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Creston

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Creston

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A bridge in Nelson.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Nelson

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Nelson

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Downtown Cranbrook, including the clock tower.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Cranbrook

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Cranbrook

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The platzl in Kimberley, B.C.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Kimberley

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Kimberley

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Students line up—one behind the other— in creative photo.
West Kootenay, Rossland, Education An innovative Rossland learning centre sees huge interest in digital education

With students and teachers poised to return to school, how will the future of education post-pandemic look?

by Julie Matchett
Downtown Trail, B.C.
West Kootenay, Trail, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Trail

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Trail

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Large house in background with 'For Sale' sign in foreground.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Kimberley, Real Estate Can I buy or sell a home in British Columbia during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Buying or selling a home during the COVID-19 pandemic in British Columbia? Yes you can!

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Downtown Fernie with mountains in the background.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Cuisine, Real Estate, Retail Open for business in Fernie

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Fernie

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Downtown Revelstoke, including a statue of a bear.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Cuisine, Retail, Small Business Open for business in Revelstoke

We’ve compiled a list of retail, takeout, delivery and professional service businesses that are open in Revelstoke

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A child runs towards a building.
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