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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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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Runway project gets green light from Trail council

A $4.2 million rehab of the YZZ runway is scheduled to begin in September SHERI REGNIER Posted at Trail Times, Wed Aug 2nd, 2017 City council has paved the way for a $4.15 million project to begin at the Trail Regional Airport (YZZ) next month. During the Monday governance meeting, Mayor Mike Martin says council gave…

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Metal Tech Alley Campaign Generates Results

New startups, new investment and new jobs are already on the score board for Trail and Area’s recently launched economic development program. “The most impactful result so far are the partnerships we’ve created with local tech leaders and catalyst organizations like KAST (Kootenay Association of Science and Technology) and MIDAS (Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration and…

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Josie Hotel in Rossland to Provide Local Jobs

Photo Cutline: Mark Bell works for Truest Hospitality, the hotel management company that will be running the Josie Hotel in Rossland. He is the general manager for the Josie. (Submitted) CHELSEA NOVAK Thu Jul 6th, 2017 7:30am Originally Posted: https://www.rosslandnews.com/business/josie-hotel-in-rossland-to-provide-local-jobs/ The Josie Hotel — expected to open sometime in 2018 — will provide 90 to 100…

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