Transportation

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Recent Transportation articles

A computer-generated rendering of the new Kootenay Lake ferry.
East Kootenay, Creston, West Kootenay, Nelson, Transportation

A new electric-ready ferry is set to arrive on Kootenay Lake in 2022

Michelle Mungall, MLA of Nelson-Creston, highlights some of the features of the new ferry set to arrive on Kootenay Lake in 2022

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Front of Columbia Auto & Radiator Service in Castlegar.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Castlegar, Small Business, Transportation

Auto repair shop takes old-fashioned approach with “treat your customers right” motto

"We want to be a good, old-fashioned automotive shop that treats people fair,” said Brandon Black, head of the Powerstroke Diesel division

Julie MacPhee, Controller, at the Jack Carter Elk Valley dealership.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Fernie, Retail, Transportation

Calgary’s Jack Carter buys GM dealership in Fernie

One of Calgary’s oldest and biggest General Motors dealerships, Jack Carter GM, has recently purchased Denham GM in Fernie

Canada Day logo.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Transportation

Make safe driving part of long weekend plans

Some advance planning and preparation can make long weekend travel easier and safer for everyone on the road

David Gandossi (left), president and CEO of Mercer International Inc., and Brian Merwin , vice-president of corporate development at Mercer International Inc.at the Forest Products Association of Canada awards ceremony (May 9, 2019, Vancouver, B.C.)
West Kootenay, Castlegar, Forestry, Transportation

Mercer Celgar wins at innovation

Award-winning new trailer design from Mercer Celgar creates more efficient transport of wood chips and pulp.

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MP Wayne Stetski in the House of Parliament.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Transportation

MP Stetski presents petition calling for Air Canada to keep service between Cranbrook and Calgary

The petition, which recommends that Air Canada should maintain one trip per day between Cranbrook and Calgary, has collected 541 signatures.

Female flag person, Theresa Clarke, in high-visibility gear, with a D&B Flagging truck behind her
East Kootenay, Cranbrook, First Nations , Small Business, Transportation

D&B Flagging: 100 per cent Ktunaxa owned

Nupqu Development Corporation and ʔaq̓am Community Enterprises recently joined forces to acquire D&B Flagging and Traffic Control.

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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.

Rendition of new ferry vessel.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Financial, Transportation

New vessel and terminal upgrades on deck for inland ferry route

The Government of Canada is contributing up to $17,176,667 to this project through the New Building Canada Plan

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