West Kootenay RCMP Officer in ‘Most Canadian Photo Ever’ Goes Viral

Cpl. Shaun Begg’s from Kaslo in the West Kootenay took a picturesque pond hockey shot that is now B.C. RCMP’s most re-tweeted Twitter post! Article from CBC, view here. A West Kootenay Mountie, whose Twitter post shows him playing shinny in red serge on a mountain-top ice rink, says no one is more surprised than …

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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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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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