Local Business

Castlegar property taxes may rise 7 per cent

New infrastructure investment levy means a higher-than-usual tax increase

BC Ferries’ president on LNG and northern routes

CEO Mark Collins to speak with Prince Rupert’s business community

Nelson businesses Farm Fresh, Falls Music Lounge close

The Savoy Brewery is also closed, while the Savoy Hotel and Bloom Nightclub will stay open

  • Jan 29, 2019
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Selkirk College raises tuition fees

Two-per-cent increase for domestic students

Castlegar housing construction drives 2018 building permit values up

City sees increase of $3.5 million in housing starts.

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Students’ union says this year’s two-per-cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Castlegar business owners report highest optimism in 3 years

Two-thirds of survey participants report business security or growth

Selkirk College students protest proposed tuition increases

Sudents’ union says this year’s 2 per cent increase puts education out of reach for some

Former ski champ and MLA’s son hope to open Castlegar cannabis store next month

Felix Belczyk and Ben Conroy are in the approval process for local Spiritleaf outlet

Crash snarls traffic on Columbia Ave.

No serious injuries reported after two vehicles collided in south Castlegar

Hurting at the pumps: High West Kootenay gas prices surprise expert

Stations are charging double the average retail markup, says fuel analyst

Castlegar commission delays rec complex grant application decision — again

Millions have been slashed from the cost of the community complex project, but concern about the price tag remains

Castlegar council set to rule on three retail cannabis proposals

Residents have until Dec. 27 to comment on the business proposals

Weary Castlegar business owners welcome Columbia Avenue completion

Many say it will take a year, or longer, to recover financially

New Castlegar signs welcome drivers

Signs on Highway 3/3A feature familiar Castlegar sights.

Proposal to subdivide Brilliant School lot questioned

Owners want to change zoning, but say heritage status will be protected

Cannabis retailers face a lot of ‘green tape’ before opening

No pot shops for Castlegar for at least a month, likely longer

West Kootenay business honoured for creating supported employment

The WK Social Enterprise Society has helped reduce barriers to jobs for 25 years

Castlegar poised for economic growth

Economic development manager seeing uptake in business inquiries.