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A branch of Kootenay Savings.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Financial

Trail-based Kootenay Savings issues $746K in profit sharing dividends to members

With corporate offices in Trail, Kootenay Savings is a member-owned financial co-operative with eleven branches throughout the Kootenays

Wayne Stetski, NDP Member of Parliament for Kootenay – Columbia.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Technology

MP Wayne Stetski calls for more funding for rural internet and wireless

Stetski called on the government to substantially increase its investment in rural connectivity in the 2019 budget saying, “rural Canadians deserve no less.”

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

The Kootenay East Regional Hospital.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Financial, Health & Wellness

Kootenay East Regional Hospital District Adopts 2019 Budget

The total budget is $6,586,460 which includes new approvals for just over $2.4 million in capital expenditures and $3.2 million for unfinished capital projects.

Kimberley’s Platzl is a gathering space for the community.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Financial, Tourism

Outdoor gathering spaces to get a facelift

Municipalities, regional districts and First Nations communities can apply for up to $500,000 to create, restore or enhance an outdoor multi-use space.

A graphic detailing how tax dollars are spent on different services.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Financial

Regional District of East Kootenay Draft 5-Year Financial Plan Open for Review

The draft 2019 operating budget proposes a 4.2% increase over last year. A 1.3% increase in new assessment in the region will help offset the overall impact.

Pictured (l-r) Keon Chung, Just Music; Cori Andrichuk; Carey Fraser; Sjaane Beattie, co-owner Kootenay Life Cycle; and Trevor Zak, owner Fitness Inc.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial, Health & Wellness

College of the Rockies Avalanche prepare for PACWEST; students raise money for mental health

COTR Avalanche volleyball teams are preparing to not only compete, but host, the 2019 PACWEST Volleyball Championship

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

Group shot of donors, holding large cheque.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Financial, Health & Wellness

Cranbrook Multi-Sport Indoor Facility receives $5000 donation

The Multi-Sport Indoor Facility will provide increased opportunities for physical activity in the community and help develop local athletes.

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