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by Contributor on Thursday Nov 24 2022

REN Energy International Corp (REN Energy) has received approval from the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary for the development of its Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) facility in Fruitvale. 

“We are grateful for the incredible support of Ali Grieve at the...

by Contributor on Tuesday Nov 22 2022

With the holiday season ramping up, it’s getting easier and easier to forget about the various packages you ordered for friends and family, or even yourself!

Has the gaming console for your daughter arrived? Is the box of essential oils going to make it in time for your sister?

What about the personalized socks for your best friend?

The list goes on.

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by Contributor on Monday Nov 21 2022

From the Coast Mountains to the Kootenays, British Columbians across the Southern Interior are coming together to build their businesses and create vibrant communities. PacifiCan is here to help.

PacifiCan is the new federal economic development agency dedicated to British Columbians.

PacifiCan works with partners across B.C. who are building innovative businesses, creating...

by KAST on Monday Nov 14 2022

The public is encouraged to cheer on local entrepreneurs as they go head-to-head in the final pitch event of the ...

by Contributor on Saturday Nov 05 2022

The West Kootenay Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot was this year’s recipient of Community Futures British Columbia’s Award for Excellence and Innovation.

A project of Community Futures Central Kootenay, the pilot helps local employers attract and retain foreign workers for in-demand jobs within the West Kootenay region.

Since the launch in 2020, 126 West Kootenay employers...

by David Suzuki on Wednesday Nov 02 2022

Other than a small number of people who’ve bought into fossil fuel industry propaganda or who simply haven’t examined the evidence, everyone knows we’re in a climate crisis. It’s why negotiators from...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 27 2022

If you’re planning to get festive with your Halloween, Christmas, or other holiday decorations, keep your eyes open for this scam. BBB Scam Tracker has received complaints about false advertisements and phony promises for holiday decor.  

How the Scam Works 

You are searching for some holiday decorations for your home...

by CBT on Wednesday Oct 26 2022

Lysenko Law’s four lawyers aid people in many ways, from helping them with wills and real estate transactions, to performing litigation and family law. Started in 2013 by owner Lilina Lysenko and based out of Rossland—with a newly opened Kimberley branch—the firm has experienced increased demand....

by CBT on Monday Oct 17 2022

Basin businesses now have a new resource to draw on when it comes to addressing climate change.

Just launched from Columbia Basin Trust, the Business SMART Grants help small- and medium-sized businesses reduce greenhouse gas emissions and prepare for and adapt to the impacts of climate change.

“Local governments, non-profits and First Nations have shown great success in becoming...

by Contributor on Thursday Oct 13 2022
A Canadian smart vending technology company that launched out of Trail, BC is diverting plastic from the landfill and funnelling it into the Lower Columbia’s robust circular economy.
SMRT1 Technologies Ltd. has salvaged an abundance of plastic cutoff, demonstrating its position in Metal Tech Alley, a cluster of industrial and tech companies leading in sustainable economic...
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