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Coraley Letcher and Dave Thomson, owners of 5 Gen Construction in Fernie, B.C.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Developments, Small Business

5 Gen Construction helps to build community

Since its conception in 2017, the family-run company has positively grown its brand and its community.

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Castlegar's Downtown Shell - Benson Oil, showing fuel truck at station.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Castlegar’s Downtown Shell – Benson Oil Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The busy and popular stop with the motoring public is celebrating 30 years in business and recently held an open house for staff and customers.

An artist's rendition of the future renovations planned for Cover Architecture's new building.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Small Business

Cover Architecture plans move to new building in the Fall of 2019

The brick building, which will become Cover’s new home, is located at the south entrance to Nelson’s developing Railtown commercial neighbourhood

The two owners, Petra and Tiffany Ware, are standing in their store with body care products on shelves behind them.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Health & Wellness, Retail, Small Business

Your nose knows the difference in natural body care products

Petra Naturally in Cranbrook, B.C., expanded to offer even more natural bath and body products and loose teas

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MP Wayne Stetski
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Retail, Small Business

MP Stetski allocates more than $774,000 for summer jobs in Kootenay-Columbia

The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) Program provides wage subsidies to aid employers in creating quality summer work experiences for youth aged 15 to 30.

Three smiling  business-women holding bouquets of flowers: Shawna L'Heureux, Zen Mountain Float & Wellness, Kimberley; Anna Lamb, Pro-Fitness Gym,
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Small Business, Influential Women in Business

Influential Women in Business awards, 2019

We congratulate all of the nominees to the Influential Women in Business list and thank them for their work and their contribution.

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Head shot of smiling young blonde woman wearing glasses and business attire
East Kootenay, Elkford, Small Business

Shawna Bryant heads up the Elkford Chamber of Commerce

Shawna Bryant brings a full-time passion for business growth to her part-time job as executive director of the Elkford Chamber of Commerce.

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Community Futures Central Kootenay named Charlotte Ferreux its 2019 Volunteer of the Year.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business

Charlotte Ferreux awarded Community Futures Volunteer of the Year

Ferreux was first introduced to Community Futures as a client of the Self Employment Program, which helps aspiring entrepreneurs to start their own business.

Chris Thom of Dunlop Truck Centre is presented with the Business Person of the Year award at the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce Award night.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Retail, Small Business

Cranbrook Chamber 2019 Business Excellence Awards Gala

The sold out gala dinner attracted an audience of over 250 people and was held at the St. Eugene Golf Resort

Beach cleaning machine on sandy beach.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business

Nelson company will clean up your beach

If you're looking for a cleaner beach full of soft, silky sand this summer, then you may want to check out Nelson’s Better Lawn and Garden

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