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Helping Businesses through the COVID-19 Pandemic - Community Futures brings resources, financing, and support to small businesses in the Kootenay region. Central Kootenay, BC – With businesses closing their doors in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the need for business supports is urgent. As a non-profit community … Continue reading
COVID-19 Quick Sheet for West Kootenay - COVID-19 Quick Sheet: Public Health Orders () & Government Announcements (Current as of: March 24, 2020) EMERGENCY STATUS  Public Health Emergency declared, effective March 17, 2020.  Provincial State of Emergency declared, effective March 18, 2020. SOCIAL DISTANCING ORDERS !! – Mandatory orders on this page … Continue reading
Permitting process pushes back completion for Slocan fibre-optic line - Work may not be done until summer 2021, more than a year after initial completion date. Fibre optic cable may carry internet signals at the speed of light — but getting that cable installed is a considerably slower process. With … Continue reading


Kootenay Entrepreneurs get a Podcast and Radio Show all their own!

You Can Do That Here Podcasts

KAST's new You Can Do That Here! podcast series hosted by Andrew Zwicker, gives an in-depth look into some of the minds of local entrepreneurs and business owners. Hear their success stories and learn some tips and tricks on how to start your own successful business in the Kootenays. A new interview is published every week. Listen to the "You Can Do That Here!" podcast series.

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