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Nelson author tours unique food book continent-wide

Jon Steinman is the author of Grocery Story: the Promise of Food Co-ops in the Age of Grocery Giants

West Kootenay mills weathering perfect storm in industry

Most say they’re set to persevere through tough economic times

Castlegar police seek missing indigenous woman

Darilee Nolie was last seen earlier this week.

BUSINESS BUZZ: Cool crates, milestone for Bowolin and cash for innovation

Bob Hall’s monthly business column features Kootenay Crate Company and more

  • Jul 25, 2019

Nelson research firm wins large international contract

D-Pace will develop and test an ion source system in collaboration with a Japanese company

  • Jun 26, 2019
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Dog owners, vets concerned after some dog foods possibly linked to heart problems
Alberta to hold $2.5M inquiry into funding for oil and gas opponents
Cannabis edibles may drive up life insurance premiums
B.C. Indigenous leaders pledge to continue fighting Trans Mountain pipeline

Trio of pot shops to open in Castlegar by July, owners hope

Each trying to find a way to stand out from the pack

BUSINESS BUZZ: Kitchen magic, a Shambhala summer and rising business stars

Bob Hall’s monthly column highlights local business news

  • May 31, 2019

Castlegar player enters charter bus service in West Kootenay

MTI hopes to fill gap left by the closing of Queen City Shuttle service

Interfor to reduce Castlegar, Grand Forks mill hours next month to cut production

Company says low lumber prices and high log costs forcing its hand

Cannabis promoters call for ‘reset’ of federal pot rules

Changes in regulation are causing chaos for small growers, say letter’s authors

Kootenay cannabis growers, analysts pan new Health Canada policy

New requirement to build facility before licence approval will discourage growers from going legit

Don’t stop the presses: Report finds Canadian newspaper readership at all-time high

88% of Canadians read newspapers every week, highest since first Newspapers 24/7 Report in 2012

Cannabis co-op promoters issue report after Kootenay meetings

Small producers group plans to incorporate a co-op later this year

BUSINESS BUZZ: Railtown gets the Cover it needs

Bob Hall’s monthly business column

  • Apr 26, 2019

Rossland moves forward on single-use plastic bag ban bylaw

Bylaw given first reading at last council meeting

PHOTOS: Business after Business highlights Traction on Demand

It’s the first time Malpass has spoken formally to the business community about his purchase of Branch 51 of the Royal Canadian Legion

Premier Horgan talks jobs and opportunity at Castlegar mill

Upbeat visit brings message of hope and co-operation among Kootenay forestry players

Facing high regulatory barriers, Kootenay cannabis producers gather for support

Symposium on barriers facing legalization attended by hundreds

Ainsworth Hot Springs named Business of the Year

Chamber of Commerce also handed out awards in tourism, retail, hospitality, and more