To help promote business opportunities and investment in rural BC, The Great BC Business Sale has been granted funding by the Province of BC through the Rural Dividend Program. This initiative will unfold over the next 18 months, culminating in a trade show at the Vancouver Convention Centre on October 3, 2020 which will feature …
Sometimes we make a decision, doubt ourselves, then need a bit of distance to realize it was the right decision all along. That’s what happened with Maddie Van Horn, who was getting ready to buy the Trail Coffee & Tea Co. three years ago, then had second thoughts. A couple of years in Vancouver made …
“Run your business like you’re going to sell, even if you plan to keep it.” Lavinia Lidstone ran Kootenay Kombucha for four years with that advice, and then she decided to sell. “Add value, keep good records, keep a good business. You need to do these things to succeed anyway,” she says. She doesn’t think …
The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot will allow employers to hire foreign workers for jobs that have gone unfilled locally.
TELUS is investing $20 million to connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Nelson directly to its fibre optic network and enhance wireless connectivity throughout the region.
This new facility is scheduled to open in late 2019, creating 50 technology-centered jobs.
Castlegar, Kimberley, Nelson, Rossland and Trail are part of the BC PNP Entrepreneur Immigration Regional Pilot.
The theme of the 2019 Community Economic Development Forum is “Natural Disasters: prepare, respond, recover”
Though its main focus is attracting workers and investors for outside the region, Imagine Kootenay also benefits local businesses
Basin Business Advisors Program is offering a series of Succession Planning workshops in the Kootenays