Month: January 2015

Canada BC Job Grant

Canada BC Job Grant   The BC Chamber is continuing to drive solutions to B.C.’s skills gap challenge.   What is the Canada BC Job Grant?   The Canada BC Job Grant is a cost sharing program that helps employers off set the cost of training for new or current employees. The grant helps British …

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RED Mountain Among Top 50 in North America

Arne Petryshen Black Press   Five B.C. mountains made The Active Times’ list of the 50 Best Ski Resorts for 2014-2015 in North America. Four of those five mountains are in relatively close proximity for Kootenay skiers including Red Mountain Resort.   With more than 600 ski areas all over the continent Active Times used …

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Kootenay Job Creation up in 2014

By Liz Bevan, Times Staff The Kootenay Development Region created 3,100 jobs last year, but those numbers aren’t translating into opportunities for job hunters. In the 2014 State of the Basin Report, issued annually by the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (BCRDI), only 15 per cent of poll respondents said that there were sufficient job …

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