Local Business

Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce celebrates successful year

The Castlegar District Chamber of Commerce was busy in 2017

Chris and Kathy Sykes hand over Castlegar Tim Horton’s to new owners

This week Chris and Kathy Sykes handed over ownership of the store they have run for 19 years.

Innovative Kootenay partnership Wins Clean Energy award

The award is being given for their unique partnership that has developed innovative solutions.

  • Nov 16th, 2017

Business advisors program offering free succession planning workshop in Castlegar

Local business owners can attend a free succession planning workshop on Nov. 22.

New FortisBC facility near Castlegar running waste-free pilot project

The FortisBC facility in Ootischenia is the site of the company’s newest pilot program.

Castlegar entrepreneur crafting coffin bed

The coffin under construction in one local entrepreneur’s garage isn’t a prop for Halloween.

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        Shopper 'sad' about Sears, as chain holds liquidation sales

          Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

          Live: Castlegar Council Meeting, Nov. 6, 2017

          Ride sharing could be coming to Castlegar

          Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft could be coming to Castlegar.

          Castlegar lingerie boutique raising breast cancer awareness

          A local lingerie boutique is celebrating women’s wellness this Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

          Children’s consignment shop to open in downtown Castlegar

          Dawn English hopes that her new business will help fill a void that she has felt in Castlegar.

          Sears Canada closes stores: Extended warranties null and void

          Sears Canada has been given the go-ahead to shutter 74 stores across the country.

          • Oct 19th, 2017

          B.C. minister warned salmon farm not to restock

          Letter to Marine Harvest not a threat, Lana Popham says

          Canada’s Supreme Court to hear from small B.C. wineries

          Okanagan wineries granted intervener status in monumental case

          Pinnacle Professional Accounting Building in downtown Castlegar wins award

          Pinnacle Accounting was recognized at the Thompson Okanagan Kootenay Commercial Building Awards.

          Area credit unions seek to join forces

          Partner credit unions began on a process to explore the benefits of creating a single credit union.

          • Sep 21st, 2017

          Record number of Commercial Building Awards finalists

          A record 37 finalists have been announced for the 9th Commercial Building Awards.

          • Sep 14th, 2017

          Arrow Lakes groups to get funding from RDCK

          Some Arrow Lakes organizations received funding following the board meeting of the RDCK.

          • Aug 24th, 2017

          Restrictions on use of ‘bank’ to be reviewed

          The federal government is going to review Bank Act restrictions around the use of the term “bank.”

          • Aug 24th, 2017