Revelstoke, BC

Mining and Metallurgy

Coal is the region’s leading mineral resource product, and accounts for almost all of the coal produced in British Columbia. Exported to Asia for steel-making and industrial purposes, the coal produced in the region is highly sought after metallurgical coal due to its low sulfur content and clean burning nature. Teck Metals Ltd. Trail Operations …

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Tourism and Hospitality

Get ready for some serious altitude in BC’s mountain playground. The Kootenay Rockies region is located in the Southeast corner of BC. Sprinkled with snow-capped mountains, the area includes the Canadian Rockies, an array of mineral hot springs and an abundance of glacially fed creeks, rivers and lakes. Sharing a border with Alberta to the …

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The region’s technology sector is growing, spurred on by the recent implementation of very high-speed broadband internet available commercially in most Kootenay communities. Companies in the technology sector often serve customers outside the region, generating significant net economic benefit for the region. Selkirk College offers a Digital Arts and New Media program covering graphic design, …

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