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Kendra Johnston is the president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration.
Education, Environment, Mining, Technology

The Association of Mineral Exploration leads through change

Kendra Johnston, CEO of AME, likens the Canadian mining and energy conferences to family reunions because of the meaningful relationships developed during camp

by Timothy Fowler
Kyle Hamilton wearing VR mask.
East Kootenay, Fernie, Small Business, Technology

Serial entrepreneur Kyle Hamilton of Fernie now tackles industry safety training

Sucre Interactive Technologies in Fernie, B.C., uses virtual-reality technology for immersive safety training in mining and other high-risk industries

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Cam Shute holding ski bindings.
West Kootenay, Nelson, Small Business, Technology

Nelson’s Dark Horse Innovations is owned by a product development consultant in the outdoor industry

Dark Horse Innovations in Nelson, B.C., is a new B2B business in the outdoor product development industry

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Karen Kornelsen, organizer of the Kootenay Pitch Competition, said there is growing interest in these tech sector events and hopes to make them an annual event.
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Entertainment and Hospitality, Small Business, Technology

Pitch competitions for our tech sector have arrived in the Kootenays, thanks to KAST

The Kootenays’ first-ever pitch competition for the tech sector was organized by KAST and attracted 25 entrepreneurs vying for valuable prizes

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Evan Berry, energy conservationist for the City of Cranbrook, takes a ride in the City’s first electric vehicle.
Green Scene, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Technology, Transportation

The City of Cranbrook gives the green light to its first electric vehicle

The City of Cranbrook begins its fleet transition to EVs with the purchase of its first electric vehicle

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Photo of person sitting on rock
East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Cuisine, Developments, Entertainment and Hospitality, Retail, Small Business, Technology

Top 10 stories of 2020 from KootenayBiz

Despite a challenging year, KootenayBiz told many inspiring and informative stories—here are our Top 10 from 2020

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East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Nelson, Developments, Technology

What’s new with KAST? Round one winner of the Kootenay Pitch Competition and a tech survey

Nelson-based KAST held round one of its virtual Kootenay Pitch Competition on November 12

by Julie Matchett
Employee Shawn and owner of Kootenay Computer, Sebastiaan van der Horst.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Small Business, Technology

Kootenay Computer runs its business a bit differently—hardwired for compassion

Kootenay Computer helps with the digital divide and picks up a Business-to-Business Excellence Award from the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce

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Electric vehicle charging station.
Business Beat, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Technology, Transportation

Regional districts score sustainability award with Accelerate Kootenays project

Three Kootenay regional districts recognized for Accelerate Kootenays initiative

by Julie Matchett
Ground Floor Co-Working space showing stairs and upstairs offices.
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Golden, Fernie, Invermere, West Kootenay, Nelson, Revelstoke, Small Business, Technology

Eight Kootenay co-working spaces (and one on the horizon) offer community and creative collaboration

They’re a growing trend across the Kootenays—check out this list of the region’s co-working spaces.

by Julie Matchett

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