Month: September 2019

Cancelled: Due to Its Own Success

In the fall of 2017, Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce initiated the “Storefronts of Opportunity” event, a tour of empty retail space for new and existing entrepreneurs. Executive Director of the Chamber Tammy Verigin-Burk initiated the event. In year 1, the event was limited to Castlegar’s downtown core, showing 28 empty storefronts followed by …

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6 Tiny Mountain Towns You’re Going to Want to Call Home

Have you ever found yourself back road cruising, bike riding down the middle of Main Street, emersed in that extra little freedom that you can only find in teeny, tiny Kootenay towns? There is an element of safety when you know all of your neighbours and that the park/school/water is only steps away – no …

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