Slocan

The Village of Slocan, B.C., is situated on Highway 6, at the south end of Slocan Lake.

The Village of Slocan, B.C., is situated on Highway 6, at the south end of Slocan Lake. — Marie Milner photo

Slocan Lake, BC

Slocan: Who’s who in business

Business in the village of Slocan: Take a look at the top entrepreneurs and initiatives from this West Kootenay community.

Heritage house painted yellow and green, housing the Slocan Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Silvery Slocan Museum.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Small Business, Tourism

One-on-one with Emma Beaton, manager of the Slocan Valley Chamber of Commerce

Emma Beaton, manager of the Slocan Valley Chamber of Commerce, has seen an uptick in people and businesses moving there since the pandemic

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Beth Campbell, owner of Viva Cacao, holding up a bar of her chocolate.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Cuisine, Small Business

Chocolatier scales up Viva Cacao from little Slocan to across B.C. and beyond

Chocolate alchemist Beth Campbell of Viva Cacao in Slocan, B.C., has advice on scaling up a small business

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The owners of The Valley Voice, Jan McMurray and Dan Nicholson which bundles of newspapers.
West Kootenay, New Denver, Slocan, Education, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business

The Valley Voice fiercely defends the diverse voices of these West Kootenay communities

Dan Nicholson and Jan McMurray, owners of The Valley Voice in New Denver, B.C., have faithfully contributed to the West Kootenay’s media diet for 17 years

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Carl & Sarah Kistner, owners of Stone Meadow Gardens, standing in a field of flowers.
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Nakusp, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan, Agriculture, Cuisine

At the farm gate: Fresh food, flowers, fine wine and fanciful wares for sale at West Kootenay farms

Throughout the West Kootenay area, local farms and food producers sell directly to the public through roadside stands and farmgate sales

by Julie Matchett
A group of Silverton citizens hold up signs in support of the 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign.
Green Scene, West Kootenay, Nelson, New Denver, Rossland, Salmo, Slocan, Energy, Environment

Five West Kootenay communities are leading the way in renewable energy

Five West Kootenay communities have signed on to the EcoSociety’s 100% Renewable Kootenays campaign. Meet the early adopters of change.

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Group of Columbia Valley region recipients.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Invermere, Kimberley, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Kaslo, Salmo, Slocan, Trail, Financial

Strong, vibrant communities are good for everyone

The Kootenay Savings Community Foundation is excited to announce the distribution of more than $57,000 in new grants

Slocan Lake and Valhalla Provincial Park in Slocan, B.C.
West Kootenay, Slocan, Tourism

The Slocan Trifecta

The Village of Slocan, South Slocan and Slocan Park thrive on the area’s tourism and outdoor adventure opportunities.

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Little girl dressed in pink using a computer.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Golden, Fernie, West Kootenay, Slocan, Financial, Technology

Public spaces add state-of-the-art technology

Nine communities receive over $613,000 from the Trust’s Community Technology Program

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Promoted Slocan businesses