Trail is Booming!

Mike Martin, mayor of Trail, B.C., admires the architectural design of the Riverfront Centre, which is scheduled for completion by year’s end.— Photo courtesy City of Trail New construction, reconstruction and overall improvements are pretty much the norm in Trail these days by Marie Milner Trail, B.C., could be the province’s poster community for progressive small…

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Couple of Kootenay kids launch Stacked Films!

Episode 114 of the You Can Do That Here podcast series focuses on the incredibly talented Tyler Hadikin and Steve Hall of Stacked Films. These “Kootenay kids” have been working with the LCIC creating awesome videos for launching the Metal Tech Alley campaign. For those who haven’t had a chance to check out the latest…

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New Program Helps Agriculture Grow

Agricultural producers in the region now have access to a new service offering technical support and expertise to help them succeed. Kootenay and Boundary Farm Advisors is a free service that is launching this summer. The regional districts of Central Kootenay, Kootenay Boundary and East Kootenay have partnered with Columbia Basin Trust to provide the…

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Apply for a Wage Subsidy: Hire a Student

If your business or organization could benefit from hiring a student during the school year, Columbia Basin Trust’s School Works program may be able to help you afford it. Applications for the popular first-come, first-served program open August 10, 2017. “Each year, Basin employers hire hundreds of students with help from wage subsidies from the…

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Selkirk College Upgrading Courses Now Offered for Free

Selkirk College Upgrading Courses Now Offered for Free CASTLEGAR – The Provincial Government’s announcement that tuition fees for Adult Basic Education will be eliminated starting immediately is welcome news for learners interested in upgrading opportunities in the Selkirk College region. Looking to open the door to adults who wish to expand their education and skills,…

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