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Recent Financial articles

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Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Small Business

Online survey highlights impact of pandemic to B.C. businesses

B.C.’s small businesses make recommendations on the types of support they would like to see from governments

by Julie Matchett
Group of women attending conference.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Elkford, Fernie, Sparwood, Education, Financial

Empowering female entrepreneurs: Teck offers grant to attend Vancouver E-Series conference

The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) E-Series is three-day conference held from May 13 - 15 in Vancouver

by Julie Matchett
Students studying an observation bee hive in class.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Funding available for bee projects

The Bee BC Program has funding available to support bee health throughout the province.

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Aerial view of the Ridley Terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Mining

Teck and Ridley Terminals ink agreement to increase shipments

A new deal signed between Teck Resources Limited and Ridley Terminals Inc., will allow Teck to expand its steelmaking coal shipments to the B.C. coast

by Julie Matchett
Johnny Strilaeff, President and CEO of Columbia Basin Trust.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Education, Financial

Trust CEO looks ahead to 2020

Anniversary year will focus on extensive public engagement and symposia as Trust renews strategic priorities

by Johnny Strilaeff, President and Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Basin Trust
Blair McFarlane reading book to group of children in library.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, Invermere, Education, Financial

Internship creating opportunities at Invermere Library

Columbia Basin Trust's Career Internship Program opens doors for recent post-secondary graduate

by Julie Matchett
Crawford Bay Park.
Business Beat, West Kootenay, Environment, Financial

Partnerships allow purchase of key lands

Columbia Basin Trust contributes $800,000 for purchase of recreational land in Crawford Bay

Graph showing financial status of Columbia Basin Trust.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

70 active programs supporting Basin residents

Annual revenues for Columbia Basin Trust totalled $71.9 million in 2018/19

David Bonk, CEO, HomeFree Living was able to take his sustainable housing initiative to the next level thanks to research conducted by College faculty researcher Becky Pelkonen (centre), and overseen by Gaby Zezulka, Chair, Academic Innovation and Applied Research.
East Kootenay, Education, Financial, Small Business

College of the Rockies providing new round of research assistance

For-profit enterprises in the East Kootenay region with 500 or fewer full-time equivalent employees are eligible for up to $5,000 in research assistance

Playground in park.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Developments, Financial

Outdoor gathering spaces enhanced

Trust provides over $1.9 million for 12 community projects

Promoted Financial businesses

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