Workplace Accessibility Grant Program

  Thanks to funding provided by the Government of Canada, Small Business BC has announced a new Workplace Accessibility Grant.  This September, take part in Small Business BC’s Accessibility Month as they host a Workplace Accessibility Grant Info Session.  This session will include “what the grant can be used for, how the program works, program […]

Kootenay Virtual Career and Post-Secondary Education Event

Are you looking for employment or wanting to further your education? This FREE event is for you! Join Black Press Events online as they host a Virtual Career and Education Event from September 7th until September 9th.  Plus, you will be entered to win a $100 gift card for Save-On-Foods when you pre-register! To view […]

Core Fitness Offering Outdoor Classes

The smoke has cleared, the sun is out, and there is no better time to enjoy the fresh air! Core Fitness has reopened their mask-free, outdoor fitness classes! While the gym is still open, a variety of classes are being offered outside. These classes include:  Outdoor Power, Gentle Yoga, R30, Outdoor Bootcamp, and Flow Yoga. […]

safeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) Workshop

    The Canadian Mental Health Association for the Kootenays is offering a safeTALK (Suicide Alertness for Everyone) workshop for community members on Sunday August 29th from 10:00am-1:30pm. At this safeTALK workshop, you will learn to recognize when someone is thinking about suicide, engage with them, and connect them to an intervention provider. This is […]

Finishing Strong in the Fight Against COVID-19: Helping businesses in hardest-hit sectors

  On August 16th, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s Director of Parliamentary Affairs and SME Policy, Alla Drigola Birk, shared the following statement about the importance of helping businesses who have been hit hardest by the pandemic: “Lockdown restrictions have not impacted all businesses in the same way. Just as workers and Canadians are living […]

Create Job Postings on College of the Rockies’ Website

  Having trouble finding employees for your business? Get your job postings out there through College of the Rockies’ Online Job Board!  By creating a free account online, you will be able to post positions you have open that may appeal to students.  To access instructions on how to register your business or upload a […]

B.C.’s Permanent Paid Sick Leave? The Government of BC wants to hear from you!

  “British Columbians are invited to provide input into the development of made-in-B.C. permanent paid sick leave to support workers and protect workplaces”. One of the most impactful lessons learned throughout the pandemic has been how important it is for people to stay home if they are sick.  While staying home can protect others from […]

Digital Marketing Bootcamp

  Are you looking to “prepare yourself and your business for the digital marketplace”? “The Alacrity Canada Digital Marketing Bootcamp is a virtual skills-training program that aims to prepare you for the digital marketplace. This intensive Bootcamp involves daily experiential learning as well as mentorship sessions with marketing experts to help equip you with the knowledge, tools, […]

Cranbrook JAIL & BAIL – August 14th

  This weekend send a friend, coworker, family member, or lifelong nemesis to jail to support local kids! Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce is assisting the Cops for Kids Charitable Foundation and the Tamarack Centre for their JAIL & BAIL fundraiser by recruiting “Jailbirds” . The event is August 14th from 11:00am until 4:00pm. Jail & […]

Himalayan Spice Bistro – Grand Opening Monday, August 9th

Himalayan Spice Bistro is coming to Cranbrook!  Stop by their grand opening, Monday, August 9th, from 11:00am until 9:00pm.  While there will be fees for drinks, including their specialty cocktails, there will also be free food tastings throughout the day.  Five percent of proceeds will go towards maintaining local bike trails. Friday and Saturday will […]

Our Hometown for Hunger!

On Monday, August 9th, from 11:00am until 2:00pm, join Denham Ford in supporting local food programs. Stop by and grab some delicious lunch or raise money to dunk your person of choice in the dunk tank! You may also bring non-perishable foods to donate!  Any donations given to the Salvation Army of up to $1000 […]

Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

Recently, “the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, announced the launch of a call for applications to deliver the Women Entrepreneurship Loan Fund. The loan fund is a key element of Budget 2021’s commitment to accelerate the Women Entrepreneurship Strategy, helping more women entrepreneurs access the funding they need […]