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Photo of massive intake pipes at Celga
Castlegar, Environment, Forestry, Technology The green energy is now flowing

Just north of Castlegar lies the Zellstoff Celgar Pulp Mill; with its workforce of more than 400 employees, it is one of the key economic drivers of the West Kootenay.

Cranbrook, Environment, Technology Waste not, want not

When water goes down the drain or is flushed away, most of us don’t give it a second thought—until something goes wrong. However, that’s a luxury that the City of Cranbrook doesn’t have.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Technology Venturing online

Man standing on the side of a street in Trail
Trail, Technology Innovation generation

For more than 114 years, the lead-zinc smelter in Trail has been the primary economic driver in the West Kootenay community; now, it is the genesis of several directly related high-tech companies and is creating a revolution in innovative businesses.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Education, Technology The Kootenay path of science

Science and technology career options and educational programs in our region are increasing—due partially to organizations that foster the development of science and technology in the Kootenays. Jayme Hadiken took her technology training at Selkirk College in Castlegar and is now a lab technician at Zellstoff Celgar.

by Joni Krats

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