Climate Change & Sustainability Funding Webinar Series

Climate Change and Sustainability Funding Webinar Series Do you need funding for an innovative environmental project in your municipality? Are you looking for grants to help your community adapt to climate change or reduce greenhouse gas emissions? Join this free webinar series from April 25 to 27 to learn how funding from the Federation of Canadian Municipalities…

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Trust Announces New Heritage Grant Program

  Heritage BC is pleased to announce that the first intake of Columbia Basin Trust’s new Built Heritage Grant, a three-year $6-million program which Heritage BC is administering, is now open. In February, the Trust announced its $6.75-million commitment to a three-year partnership with Heritage BC to establish the capital grants program and the Heritage…

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Media Release~ CASTLEGAR – Partnering with Co-op Education & Employment Services to hire a co-op student from Selkirk College brings countless paybacks to employers throughout the province. Employers benefit from a connection to highly motivated and capable students in a variety of disciplines that are flexible and productive workers. Students can economically fill short-term staffing…

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Job Opportunity: Castlegar and District Economic Development Manager

Castlegar and District is looking to fill the role of Economic Development Manager.  Please read on for details. The Economic Development Manager will perform key marketing strategies, public relations and projects that will sustain and build a thriving, resilient economy for Castlegar and District areas. Expectations of the successful applicant include: Develop plans, implement and…

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Entrepreneurs:  A Vital Spoke in the Wheel of Economic Development

We at the LCIC are acutely aware the impact entrepreneurs have on economic development.  We know that entrepreneurs create businesses and new businesses create jobs, strengthen market competition and increase productivity.  The LCIC works, as part of the mandate, to develop a creative, dynamic and competitive business environment that fosters economic growth.  Our efforts are underscored by the understanding that…

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