Work in the Kootenays

Remote Working: A Steadily Emerging Kootenay Workforce

Rural communities across British Columbia have been the happy beneficiaries of increasingly fast Internet service thanks to the networks of fibre optic cable that have been installed over the course of the past decade or so. With such a foundation allowing for increasingly tech oriented industry, what were previously considered remote, regional, resource based economies …

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High-Speed Fibre Optic Service Now in Downtown Rossland

Businesses in downtown Rossland can now reap the benefits of high-speed Internet with up to 100 mbps symmetrical service. The downtown area is now connected to the fibre optic network of the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Basin Trust. “We’re proud to be celebrating this achievement with the City …

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Logger Training Provides Gainful Employment Outcomes

British Columbia’s vibrant forest industry requires trained workers to ensure the future of the sector is strong. A partnership between Selkirk College and regional industry leaders helped plant important seeds for those interested being part of one of the province’s key economic generators.

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Mobilize Jobs – Combining Adventure and Opportunity for Young Job Seekers

Getting youth to work across Canada In an effort to address the issue of youth unemployment, Mobilize is an initiative to get Canadians between the ages of 18 and 30 working in a variety of hospitality & tourism, retail and other largely customer-facing industries across the country. Promoting the ultimate Canadian work experience Mobilize offers …

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Imagine Working, Investing & Living in the Kootenays!

New partnership launched to attract investment and a diversified workforce to the Kootenays. Invest Kootenay and Work West Kootenay have joined forces to create one dynamic new platform to showcase the Kootenays: Imagine Kootenay. Imagine Kootenay (IK) focuses on highlighting the region as a great place to work, and excellent area to invest and an …

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